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Avery Normal Institute records

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Identifier: AMN 1012
Abstract The Avery Normal Institute was established by the American Missionary Association (AMA) in Charleston, South Carolina in 1865. The Institute originally served as a school for former slaves and free persons of color, providing normal (or, teacher) training to students pursuing careers in education. The school eventually became known just as Avery Institute, operating as a high school with financial support from the AMA until 1947, when it became part of Charleston's segregated public school...
Dates: 1862-1978

Gadsden Funeral Home records

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Identifier: AMN 1137
Abstract The Gadsden Funeral Home was founded in 1902 by Eugene Gadsden (1866-1928) as the Eugene Gadsden Company. It was one of the first funeral homes for African Americans in Charleston. The Gadsden Funeral Home was operated and passed down through the family for over a century until it closed in 2005.The Gadsden Funeral Home records consist of three series documenting the history of the Gadsden/Duncan family, the Gadsden Funeral Home, and numerous affiliations. The collection consists...
Dates: 1892-2010; Majority of material found within 1921-1986

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

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