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Walter N. Boags papers

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Identifier: AMN 1053
Abstract From 1949 to the late 1970s, Walter N. Boags (1917-1997) owned and operated Boags Modern Arts Photography Studio, one of the few African-American photography studios in Charleston, South Carolina. During the 1980s, Boags continued to operate as a freelance photographer.The collection consists mostly of black-and-white and color negatives, with some prints and proofs, taken by Walter Boags from 1945 through the 1980s. Boags' work focused on African-Americans, African-American...
Dates: 1945-1980s

Coards Studio photographs and records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1086
Abstract The Coards Studio was a photography studio owned and operated by Joseph and Rachel Coards in Charleston, South Carolina. Coards photographed African American families and individuals in the studio and various events and groups outside of the studio, such as graduations, weddings, and other ceremonies. The studio, located at 78 Line Street, closed in the late 20th century.The collection contains business records, photographs, and personal material, including customer contacts,...
Dates: approximately 1930s-1990s

Harby, Moïse, Levy, Moses, and Davis family photographs

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Identifier: Mss 1131
Abstract Photographic portraits featuring the relations of Octavia Harby Moses, including her immediate family as well as descendants and relatives through the marriages of her children. Octavia Harby Moses married Andrew J. Moses in 1839 and the couple had eighteen children, fourteen of whom lived to adulthood. Many of the children married into the Moïse, Levy, Moses, and Davis families, which are primarily featured in the collection. The photographs were originally housed in an album believed to...
Dates: circa 1860-1890

Lazarus and Hirsch families papers

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Identifier: Mss 1018
Abstract This collection contains photographs, correspondence, clippings, pins, a textile, legal documents, albums, and other items relating to Jane Lazarus Raisin and the Lazarus and Hirsch families of Charleston, as well as the related Hart, Levy, Cohen, Mordecai, Harby, De Lyon, De La Motta, and Raisin families. Collection includes numerous early photographs. Materials also pertain to Charleston's Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (KKBE) synagogue and Jewish life in Charleston and South Carolina in the...
Dates: 1776, 1818-2005

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African American fraternal organizations -- 20th century -- Photographs 2
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black-and-white photographs 2
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 2
African American Muslims -- 20th century -- Photographs 1
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Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America 1
Boags Modern Arts Photography Studio 1
Boags, Walter N., 1917-1997 1