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Septima P. Clark papers

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Identifier: AMN 1000
Abstract Septima Poinsette Clark (1898-1987) was born in Charleston, South Carolina to Peter Porcher Poinsette and Victoria Anderson. Clark attended small private schools and Avery Institute, getting a teacher's certificate in 1916. She married Nerie Clark (1889-1925) of North Carolina, a navy cook in 1920; they had one surviving child Nerie Clark, Jr. (born 1925). Clark received her BA from Benedict College in 1942 and an MA from Hampton Institute in 1946. She taught in various schools throughout...
Dates: approximately 1910-1990

Julia Alston Gourdine papers

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Identifier: AMN 1130
Abstract Julia Waites Alston Gourdine (1923-2009), an African-American elementary school educator who worked in the Charleston County School District for thirty-five years. Alston Gourdine was also an integral Senior Trustee Board member of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in Charleston, South Carolina. She married Robert H. Gourdine, Jr. in 1944, and they had one son, Robert H. Gourdine, III.The collection contains documents and photographs relating to Gourdine's...
Dates: 1880-2002; Majority of material found within 1950-1996

Cleveland L. Sellers, Jr. papers

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Identifier: AMN 1017
Abstract Cleveland Sellers, Jr. (born 1944), an African American from Denmark, South Carolina, was a participant and leader of a variety of student, civil rights, leftist, and Pan African movements in the 1960s and 1970s. Sellers alone was indicted and convicted for inciting a riot during the Orangeburg Massacre, in which three students of South Carolina State University died and many others were wounded; Sellers was later pardoned.The majority of the collection details Cleveland L....
Dates: 1934-2003

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 2
Blacks United for Action 2
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 2
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 2
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 2
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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 2
Voorhees College 2
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
Al-Amin, Jamil, 1943- 1
All-African People's Revolutionary Party 1
Alston, Addie Middleton 1
Avery Normal Institute 1
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Black Panther Party 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Carawan, Candie 1
Carawan, Guy 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Charleston County School District 1
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998 1
Communist Workers Party (U.S.) 1
Congress of African Peoples 1
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Gourdine, Julia Alston 1
Harvard University 1
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 1
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
Immaculate Conception School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
Malcolm X Liberation University 1
National Black United Front 1
Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972 1
Order of the Eastern Star. Grand Chapter of South Carolina 1
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 1
Penn Community Services 1
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 1
Sellers, Cleveland, 1944- 1
Sellers, Pauline Taggart, 1903-1990 1
South Carolina Area Trade School (Denmark, S.C.) 1
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 1
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 1
Stone, Sonja Haynes, 1938-1991 1
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) 1
Student Organization for Black Unity 1
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
Touré, Ahmed Sékou, 1922-1984 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights. South Carolina Advisory Committee 1
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation 1
Waring, Elizabeth 1
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 1
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 1
Young, Andrew, 1932- 1
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