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George Smith Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0174
Abstract

Mainly George Smith Adams' genealogical research documenting his father George Alexander Adams (1887-1984), mother Theodora Elizabeth Smith Adams (1888-1983), grandfather Daniel Townsend Smith (1842-1929) with data on the Washington Artillery, and great grandfather Thomas Peter Smith (1814-1899). Also included are materials relating to his extended family and their surrounding areas, especially the Townsend family, Medway Plantation, Edisto Island, Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1826-2010; Majority of material found within 1925-1999

African American Firemen in Charleston collection

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 9010v
Abstract African American firemen have served in the Charleston Fire Department since 1882.The collection includes photocopied photographs of uniformed firemen and clippings from News and Courier about black fire fighters in the Charleston Fire Department. In a 1956 article, the News and Courier reported that black firemen received the same privileges in pay, sick leave, and other benefits as did white...
Dates: approximately 1910s-1984

George Detwiler Burges collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0095
Abstract

George Detwiler Burges graduated from the College of Charleston in 1938. He served as a B-17 pilot during World War II and was killed in action in 1944. This collection consists of Burges' personal papers, letters, military records, photographs, newspaper and magazine articles, and military decorations including the Purple Heart and Distinguished Flying Cross.

Dates: 1929-1944

Max Freilich papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-004
Abstract

Images, correspondence, and newspaper clippings of Max Freilich, a German Kindertransport refugee interned in England and Canada. Materials relate to the Freilich family's persecution in Nazi Germany, Freilich's rescue by the Kindertransport, subsequent internment in English and Canadian internment camps, and service in the Canadian army. The collection also includes images of Freilich and family members.

Dates: 1925-2005

Fund and Kerner families papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-052
Abstract

The collection consists of photographs, postcards, clippings, memoirs, and other papers relating to the Fund and Kerner families, whose members immigrated to the United States from Poland and Czechoslovakia after World War II.

Dates: 1929-1997

David Grabin papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-008
Abstract

Images, memoir, and newspaper clippings of David Grabin, a Holocaust survivor imprisoned at several camps during World War II. Images include negatives, slides, photocopies, and digital images of family photographs Grabin carried throughout the war. Grabin's memoir details his experience as he was separated from his family and moved from camp to camp, ending at Theresienstadt.

Dates: 1930-1999

Samuel Greene papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-013
Abstract

Photographs, a memoir, and other papers of Samuel Greene, a native of Sławatycze, Poland. Materials include photographs of Greene and his wife, Regina Kawer Greene, before, during, and after World War II.

Dates: 1927-2007

Grimke family papers

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Identifier: Mss 0176
Abstract Materials include Revolutionary War papers of John Paul Grimke and his son John Faucheraud Grimke, with materials re the latter as intendant (mayor) of Charleston. Papers of his son Thomas Smith Grimke document temperance, politics and education and contain an autograph collection. With papers of Thomas's siblings Frederick Grimke, abolitionists Sarah Moore Grimke and Angelina Grimke Weld and others. With materials of two more following generations, and genealogical materials on Grimke,...
Dates: 1678-1977, circa 1990s

Rudolf Herz papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-050
Abstract

The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, interviews on videocassette and DVD, photographs, and other papers of Rudolf "Rudy" Herz, a native of Stommeln, Germany, who survived incarceration in Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, and other concentration camps during World War II. After immigrating to the United States in 1946, he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Dates: 1944-2011

Holocaust archives field researchers collection

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Identifier: Mss 1065-049
Abstract

The collection consists mostly of copied materials, including photographs, memoirs, clippings, books, objects, and other papers. These materials were collected for the Holocaust Archives from Holocaust survivors, World War II veterans, and others, including liberators of German concentration camps, who settled in South Carolina.

Dates: 1894-2010

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Special Collections 18
Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 2
 
Subject
correspondence 12
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities 9
black-and-white photographs 8
color photographs 6
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black-and-white negatives 5
memoirs 5
videocassettes 5
DVDs 4
Holocaust survivors 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany 4
black-and-white slides 4
letters (correspondence) 4
digital images 3
newsletters 3
pamphlets 3
photo CDs 3
photographs 3
rosters 3
Holocaust survivors -- Germany 2
Holocaust survivors -- Poland 2
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Poland 2
audiocassettes 2
books 2
certificates 2
diplomas 2
facsimiles (reproductions) 2
identity cards 2
magazines (periodicals) 2
military records 2
notes (documents) 2
orders (military records) 2
research notes 2
scrapbooks 2
typescripts 2
33 1/3 RPM record 1
45 rpm records 1
African American children -- Institutional care -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American children -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American fire fighters -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Charities 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 1
Ahlem (Germany) 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Aspet (France) 1
Authors with disabilities -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
B-17 bomber 1
Bomber pilots -- United States 1
Będzin (Poland) 1
Canada 1
Charleston (S.C.) 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Genealogy 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Politics and government 1
Czechoslovakia 1
Disability awareness -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Discrimination in employment -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Distinguished Flying Cross (Medal) 1
Edisto Island (S.C.) -- Genealogy 1
Education -- 19th century 1
Emigration and immigration -- Czechoslovakia 1
England 1
Ephemera 1
Fighter pilots -- United States -- Biography 1
Fire fighters -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Fund raising -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Germans -- Canada -- Evacuation and relocation, 1939-1943 1
Germans -- Great Britain -- Evacuation and relocation, 1940-1945 1
Gurs (France) 1
Hidden children (Holocaust) -- France 1
Holocaust survivors -- Austria -- Vienna 1
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Personal narratives 1
Jewish children in the Holocaust -- France 1
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Georgetown 1
Jewish refugees -- United States 1
Jewish women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Charities 1
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. 1
Kindertransports (Rescue operations) 1
Kindertransports (Rescue operations) -- Great Britain 1
Lawyers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Louisiana 1
Mayors -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- 19th century 1
Medway (S.C.) -- Genealogy 1
Military decorations -- United States 1
Orphanages -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Orphans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
People with disabilities -- Civil rights -- United States 1
People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. 1
People with disabilities, Writings of, American 1
Photographs 1
Poland 1
Political science -- United States 1
Purple Heart 1
Radicalism -- United States 1
Right-wing extremists -- United States 1
South Carolina 1
South Carolina -- Genealogy 1
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Language
German 7
French 3
Czech 2
Hebrew 1
 
Names
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 2
College of Charleston 2
Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 2
Ahlem (Concentration camp) 1
Archambault, Sandra, 1944-2022 1
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Berlinsky, Jaclyn 1
Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 1
Buckley, Edward D. 1
Burges, George Detwiler, 1917-1944 1
Burges, Julius 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Washington Artillery Battalion (New Orleans, La.) 1
Dachau (Concentration camp) 1
Drayton family 1
Freilich, Max, 1924- 1
Fund family 1
Fund, Claire 1
Grabin, David, 1919-2004 1
Greene, Regina Kawer, 1920-1990 1
Greene, Samuel, 1914-2013 1
Grimké family 1
Grimké, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Grimké, Frederick, 1791-1863 1
Grimké, John Fauchereaud, 1752-1819 1
Grimké, John Paul, 1713-1791 1
Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 1
Grimké, Thomas Smith, 1786-1834 1
Gurs (Concentration camp) 1
Halio, Frances, 1932-2017 1
Herz, Rudolf, 1925-2011 1
Jenkins Orphanage (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 1
Jenkins, Daniel Joseph, 1862-1937 1
Johnson, Elizabeth Ross 1
Johnson, Harriet McBryde 1
Kerner family 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
Layden, Lawrence, 1916-2011 1
Lewis, Jerry, 1926-2017 1
Mehrtens, W. Rieppe 1
Moore, Mark S. 1
Moore, William V. 1
National Council of Jewish Women. Charleston Section 1
Orphan Aid Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Prayzer, Mike, 1922-1995 1
Rosen (Family : Georgetown, South Carolina) 1
Rosen family 1
Rosen, Benedict 1
Rosen, Sylvan Lewenthal, 1913-1996 1
Rubin, Bernice Prayzer 1
Schiller, Hugo, 1931- 1
Sieradzki, Benjamin, 1927-2011 1
Singer, Peter, 1946- 1
Smith family 1
Stern, Abraham, 1929- 1
Synnestvedt, Alice Resch, 1908- 1
Syré-Herz, Ursula 1
Tott, Vernon W. 1
Townsend family 1
United States. Army Air Forces 1
United States. Army. Air Corps. Air Force, 9th 1
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 84th 1
Wolfsohn, Siegmund, 1919-2000 1
Wolfson, Janet 1
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