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Abstract Mrs. F. Holmes collected materials that show her broad range of interests and reflect the life of African Americans in the Lowcountry and South Carolina. Mr. Holmes was an educator, doctor, and an activist with the NAACP. This collection contains articles, pictures, correspondence and memorabilia that follow the lives of the Holmes family. Included is information about Mr. Fordham, a black police officer in Charleston, South Carolina at the end of the nineteenth century and Thomas E. Miller,...
Dates: approximately 1880-1940
Identifier: AMN 1118
Abstract Lois A. Simms was born in Charleston, S.C. She was the 1937 class valedictorian at the Avery Normal Institute. Simms continued her education at Barber Scotia Junior College and later received a B.A. in English and Social Studies at Johnson C. Smith University in 1941. She completed her Master of Arts in Education at Howard University in 1954 and did postgraduate work at Syracuse University and The Citadel. Simms has taught at various schools in the Charleston, SC area including the Avery...
Dates: 1920-2003, undated
- African American high school students -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Periodicals 1
- African American teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
- African American women teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
- African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1