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Harriet McBryde Johnson papers

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Identifier: Mss 0156
Abstract Writings, working files, diplomas, awards, recognitions, memorials, and audiovisual materials of Harriet McBryde Johnson. Materials document Johnson's disability and civil rights advocacy and activism, her career as an author and an attorney, and her participation in Charleston city and county politics. Disabled due to a congenital degenerative neuromuscular disease she came to prominence after debating Peter Singer concerning his views on disability-based infanticide and for her annual...
Dates: 1971-2010

Lawrence Layden scrapbook

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Identifier: Mss 1065-042
Abstract

The collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by Lawrence "Ed" Layden, an officer with the 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group of the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. The scrapbook contains photographs of Layden at various bases during the war, reconnaissance photographs, and photographs of Buchenwald concentration camp, which Layden visited on April 17, 1945, six days after it was liberated.

Dates: 1941-1945

Levi and D'Ancona families papers

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Identifier: Mss 1159
Abstract

Collection includes assorted family records relating to the Levi and D'Ancona families as well as a small amount of materials relating to the Gruenwald/Greenwald family. Also included are the papers of Wendell Mitchell Levi Sr. and his son Dr. Wendell M. Levi Jr.

Dates: 1753-2016; Majority of material found within 1900-2016

William Vincent Moore papers

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Identifier: Mss 0153
Abstract Writings, printed materials, working files, correspondence, photographs, and audiovisual materials of William Vincent Moore, Professor of Political Science at the College of Charleston from 1972 to 2009. Materials document Moore's scholarly research of American political extremism, South Carolina politics, and Southern politics. Printed materials amassed by Moore make up a significant portion of the collection and consist of newspapers, newsletters, magazines, booklets, pamphlets, direct...
Dates: 1895-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2009

National Council of Jewish Women Charleston Section records

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Identifier: Mss 1038
Abstract

The collection consists of the records of the Charleston Section of the National Council of Jewish Women. A substantial portion of the collection documents the Charleston Section's fundraising activities, charitable and educational programs, membership events, and 100th anniversary celebration through photographs, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other materials. Also included are materials documenting its administrative and financial activities and early history.

Dates: 1906-2018

Pollitzer and Hoben families papers

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Identifier: Mss 1140
Abstract Biographical materials, writings, correspondence, photographs and negatives, newspaper clippings, working files, born digital records, research materials, and publications/printed materials of the Pollitzer and Hoben families. In particular, the collection covers the life and activities of Margaret Pollitzer Hoben, progressive educator, writer, speaker, and former Director of The Walden School in New York City. Also included are the working files of an unpublished book entitled, “Her Past...
Dates: 1894-2013

Rosen family papers

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Identifier: Mss 1143
Collection Overview

The collection contains assorted family photographs, correspondence, clippings, newspaper photocopies, and ephemera documenting the Rosen family’s history. Of special focus is the life and work of Sylvan Lewenthal Rosen (1913-1996), former Georgetown mayor (1948-1961) and prominent local attorney. Also included are various genealogical records related to the Rosen family.

Dates: 1938-2015

Albert Rosenthal papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-037
Abstract

The collection consists of a memoir and other papers of Albert Rosenthal, a Jewish native of Transylvania, a region of Romania, who survived imprisonment in Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps during World War II.

Dates: 1990-1995

Hugo Schiller papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-006
Abstract

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, memoirs, and other papers of Hugo Schiller. Materials relate to Schiller's rescue from the Gurs concentration camp in France by Alice Resch Synnestvedt, a Quaker volunteer from Norway; his time at Aspet, the Quaker children's home; and his eventual escape from France to the United States. Correspondence includes letters from his parents and aunt while he was at Aspet, discussing their life in Gurs and advice for Schiller after his rescue.

Dates: 1942-2001

Vera Nathans Semel papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-016
Abstract Photographs, birth certificates, marriage certificates, identity cards, passports, and other papers of Vera Nathans Semel, a Dutch Jew who survived World War II in hiding. Most papers, including birth and marriage certificates, relate to Nathans's maternal family, the Paerls. Pre-war photographs show Nathans's maternal grandparents and uncle in Amsterdam; post-war photographs show her, her parents, husband, and children in Beverwijk and Bussum, both in the Netherlands, and in Scarsdale, New...
Dates: 1830-1996

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correspondence 25
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Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 15
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newsletters 4
research notes 4
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videocassettes 4
Holocaust survivors -- Germany 3
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audiocassettes 3
compact discs 3
diplomas 3
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pamphlets 3
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England 2
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African American high school students -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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College of Charleston 2
Levy family 2
Abell family 1
Adams, George Alexander, 1887-1984 1
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Adams, George Smith, 1923-2018 1
Adams, Theodora Elizabeth Smith, 1888-1983 1
Adler, Willy Moritz, 1920-2013 1
Ahlem (Concentration camp) 1
Albergotti, William Greer 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Missionary Association 1
Amistad Research Center 1
Archambault, Sandra, 1944-2022 1
Association of Citizens' Councils of South Carolina 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 1
Avery Normal Institute 1
Barnard College 1
Bauer, Felix, 1914-2006 1
Bauer, Martha Mondschein, 1915-2011 1
Baum, Minnie Tewel, 1898-1985 1
Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp) 1
Berlinsky, Jaclyn 1
Brownlee, Frederick Leslie, 1883-1962 1
Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 1
Buckley, Edward D. 1
Burges, George Detwiler, 1917-1944 1
Burges, Julius 1
Camp Baker (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Camp Juniper (Cheraw, S.C.) 1
Camp K'Tanim (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Camp Wesash (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston Naval Shipyard 1
Citizens' Councils of America 1
Clark, Sylvia Weinberg 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Washington Artillery Battalion (New Orleans, La.) 1
D'Ancona family 1
Daurer, Joe, 1909-1998 1
DeCosta, Frank A. 1
Dorsey, Mickey, 1925- 1
Drayton family 1
Ehrich family 1
Ehrich, William Seigman, 1881-1969 1
Engel, Joe, 1927- 1
Freilich, Anita Abeles, 1930- 1
Freilich, Max, 1924- 1
Fripp family 1
Grass Roots League, Inc. 1
Greenberg, Polly 1
Greene, Regina Kawer, 1920-1990 1
Greene, Samuel, 1914-2013 1
Greenhill, Marsha Silver 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
Gunskirchen (Concentration camp) 1
Gurs (Concentration camp) 1
Halio, Frances, 1932-2017 1
Hamer, Fritz P. 1
Hellman, Ann Meddin 1
Hellman, Irene 1
Herz, Rudolf, 1925-2011 1
Hoben family 1
Hoben, Lindsay, 1902-1967 1
Hoben, Margaret Pollitzer, 1894-1983 1
Hoursey, Alphonso H., 1900-1977 1
Jenkins Orphanage (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 1
Jenkins, Daniel Joseph, 1862-1937 1
Jewish Community Center (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jewish Community Center (Charleston, S.C.). Booster Club 1
Jewish Community Center (Charleston, S.C.). Friendship Club 1
Jewish Community Center (Charleston, S.C.). Junior Booster Club 1
John's Island-Wadmalaw Island Citizens' Council 1
Johnson, Elizabeth Ross 1
Johnson, Harriet McBryde 1
Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
Landsmann, Malie 1
Layden, Lawrence, 1916-2011 1
Levi, Kathryn Weinberg 1
Levi, Wendell Mitchell, 1891-1976 1
Levi, Wendell Mitchell, 1927-2015 1
Lewis, Jerry, 1926-2017 1
Lindsay family 1
Mehrtens, W. Rieppe 1
Moore, Mark S. 1
Moore, William V. 1
Morton, Ruth, 1900-1989 1
National Council of Jewish Women. Charleston Section 1
Orphan Aid Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Paerl family 1
Palmetto Pigeon Plant 1
Pollitzer family 1
Pollitzer, Alice K. 1
Potts, John F. 1
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