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Charleston Five collection

Identifier: AMN 1124
Abstract The Charleston Five, Elijah Ford Jr., Ricky Simmons, Peter Washington, Jason Edgerton and Kenneth Jefferson were brought up on felony riot charges following a confrontation on the Charleston docks with law enforcement. The Charleston Five Collection contains correspondence, legal documents, financial documents, literary productions, printed materials and video material all pertaining to the published work of Suzan Erem and Paul Durrenberger. The collection is arranged into four series:...
Dates: 1921-2008; Majority of material found within 1998-2005

Edmund Lee Drago collection

Identifier: AMN 1051
Abstract Scholar, author, and history professor, Edmund Lee Drago began his teaching career at the College of Charleston in 1975. He is the author of "Initiative, Paternalism and Race Relations: Charleston's Avery Normal Institute" (1990), among other books. His research focus is 19th century U.S. History, African American and Charleston history, and the American Civil War and Reconstruction. The Edmund Lee Drago Papers are organized in three series. The first consists of materials related to his...
Dates: 1784-2009, undated; Majority of material found in 1865-1991

Sandra Garfinkel and Morton Henry Shapiro papers

Identifier: Mss 1120
Abstract The collection consists of photographs, photograph albums, diaries, scrapbooks, High School of Charleston and university materials, correspondence, travel souvenirs, oral histories, and family interviews of Sandra Garfinkel and Morton Henry Shapiro. The majority of materials document Sandra Garfinkel Shapiro's youth, from her teenage years through her graduation from University of North Carolina in 1957, with the largest portion of the collection consisting of photographs of Sandra and her...
Dates: 1901-2014; Majority of material found within 1935-2002

Alwyn Goldstein papers

Identifier: Mss 1096

Biographical materials, correspondence, research files, printed materials, photographs, family scrapbooks, and family photograph albums of Alwyn Goldstein of Georgetown, South Carolina. Also included are materials relating to Alwyn’s Department Store and various administrative records of Temple Beth Elohim.

Dates: 1886-2014

Holocaust archives field researchers collection

Identifier: Mss 1065-049

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

Pincus Kolender papers

Identifier: Mss 1065-014

The collection consists of images and transcripts of a speech and oral history interview of Pincus Kolender, a Jewish native of Bochnia, Poland, who survived imprisonment in multiple concentration camps during World War II, including Szebnie, Birkenau, Buna, and Dora. Images include pre- and post-war photographs of Kolender and his family, as well as those of his wife Renee Fox (formerly Fuchs) Kolender.

Dates: circa 1915-1996

Land of Promise: The Jews of South Carolina tapes and transcripts

Identifier: Mss 1069
Collection Overview Materials in the collection were used to produce the hour-long documentary Land of Promise, which focuses on the Jewish experience in South Carolina. Video and audio footage contains interviews with and images of Jewish South Carolinians and locations in South Carolina. Also included is footage of reenactments of the Battle of Camden and Secessionville, S.C. CDs contain images relevant to the history of Jews in South Carolina. 4 CDs of scanned photographs; 96 30-minute small shell BETA...
Dates: 2002

Anna Olswanger papers

Identifier: Mss 1034-077

Publications, short stories, and other papers of Anna Olswanger, children's story author and freelance editor. Included are published copies of Olswanger's short stories "Big Mistreatin' Bittersweet'n Blues" and "Chicken Bone Man," as well as materials relating to Olswanger's father, Berl Olswanger, a blues musician and composer from Nashville (Tennessee), and his sister Gene Olswanger.

Dates: 1985-2004

Woman's Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina papers

Identifier: AMN 1037
Abstract The Woman's Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina (WBEMC) collection consist mostly of published annual session minutes (many photocopied), event programs, organizational and committee papers documenting the women and youth auxiliaries of the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina (BEMC) from 1888 to 2007. Included are materials from other local, state and national organizations within the Baptist community, such as meeting minutes, event...
Dates: 1867-2007, undated

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