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Herbert U. Fielding papers

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Identifier: AMN 1108
Abstract Herbert U. Fielding (born 1923), an African American, was a South Carolina Congressman and Senator. Fielding has also led the family business, the Fielding Home for Funerals in Charleston, South Carolina. The collection documents Herbert U. Fielding's professional activities and political career from 1960 to 1992, with some material extending to 2006. Materials include professional and constituent correspondence, speeches, campaign materials, bills and resolutions, newspaper clippings, and...
Dates: 1960-2007; Majority of material found within 1960-1992

Holloway family scrapbook

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Identifier: AMN 1065
Abstract James Harrison Holloway, compiler of the family scrapbook, collected materials in the early twentieth century to preserve a record of his family’s legacy as free prominent African Americans in Charleston, South Carolina, from their arrival in the late eighteenth century. In the wake of Reconstruction and the dawn of Jim Crow, Holloway, whose vocations ranged between preacher, postmaster, and harness maker, sought to assert his family's legacy against the economic, social, and political...
Dates: 1776-1977, undated

Bernice Robinson papers

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Identifier: AMN 1018
Abstract Bernice Violanthe Robinson (1914-1994) was born in Charleston, South Carolina to James C. and Martha Elizabeth Robinson. She was a cosmetologist, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Secretary and Chairperson of Membership, Highlander's first Citizenship School teacher for adult education on John's Island, South Carolina. She held political education and voter registration workshops in Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, and other southern states for the...
Dates: 1920-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1989

Cleveland L. Sellers, Jr. papers

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Identifier: AMN 1017
Abstract Cleveland Sellers, Jr. (born 1944), an African American from Denmark, South Carolina, was a participant and leader of a variety of student, civil rights, leftist, and Pan African movements in the 1960s and 1970s. Sellers alone was indicted and convicted for inciting a riot during the Orangeburg Massacre, in which three students of South Carolina State University died and many others were wounded; Sellers was later pardoned.The majority of the collection details Cleveland L....
Dates: 1934-2003

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Avery Normal Institute 1
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Communist Workers Party (U.S.) 1
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Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 1
Fielding, Herbert U., 1923-2015 1
Hamer, Fannie Lou 1
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Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 1
Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
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Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
IDEAS (Firm : Washington, D.C.) 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 1
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Lewis, John, 1940-2020 1
Malcolm X Liberation University 1
Methodist Church (U.S.). South Carolina Conference 1
Methodist Episcopal Church 1
Minor's Moralist Society 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 1
National Black United Front 1
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Palfi, Marion, 1907-1978 1
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 1
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Ravenel, Charles Dufort, 1938- 1
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 1
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South Carolina Area Trade School (Denmark, S.C.) 1
South Carolina Commission for Farm Workers 1
South Carolina. General Assembly 1
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South Carolina. General Assembly. Senate 1
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 1
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Stone, Sonja Haynes, 1938-1991 1
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) 1
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Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
Touré, Ahmed Sékou, 1922-1984 1
United Methodist Church (U.S.) 1
United Methodist Women (U.S.). South Carolina Conference 1
United States. Congress 1
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation 1
Volunteers in Service to America 1
Voorhees College 1
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 1
Yonges Island Day Care Center (S.C.) 1
Young, Andrew, 1932- 1
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