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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

Edmund Lee Drago collection

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Identifier: AMN 1051
Abstract Scholar, author, and history professor, Edmund Lee Drago began his teaching career at the College of Charleston in 1975. He is the author of "Initiative, Paternalism and Race Relations: Charleston's Avery Normal Institute" (1990), among other books. His research focus is 19th century U.S. History, African American and Charleston history, and the American Civil War and Reconstruction. The Edmund Lee Drago Papers are organized in three series. The first consists of materials related to his...
Dates: 1784-2009, undated; Majority of material found in 1865-1991

Millicent E. Brown collection of the Somebody Had To Do It Project

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Identifier: AMN 1148
Abstract The Somebody Had to Do It (SHTDI) Project brought to Claflin University in 2008, under the auspices of the Jonathan Jasper Wright Institute for the Study of Southern African-American History, Culture and Policy. This initative was designed as a multi-disciplinary research project to identify the “first children” who “sacrificed their youth” in implementing the Brown vs. Board of Education decision of 1954. After the creation of a database identifying the names,...
Dates: 2003-2013, and undated; Majority of material found within 2006 - 2013

Lucille Simmons Whipper papers

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Identifier: AMN 1146
Abstract Lucille Simmons Whipper (1928-2021), an educator, guidance counselor, academic administrator, community, and religious leader and the first African-American woman to serve as an State of South Carolina House of Representatives in Charleston's District 109 (1986-1996). She exercised her activism with her graduating class at Avery Institute in their attempts to desegregate the College of Charleston in 1944. Decades later, Whipper was instrumental in working with the State of South Carolina and...
Dates: 1900-2016, undated

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Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 2
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Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
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Allen University 1
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Gamma Xi Omega Chapter (Charleston, S.C.) 1
American Missionary Association 1
Amistad Research Center 1
Avery Research Center 1
Baptist Ministers' Wives and Ministers' Widows of Charleston County (S.C.) 1
Benedict College 1
Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments 1
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Brown, Millicent E. 1
Carawan, Candie 1
Carawan, Guy 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Charleston County Legislative Delegation 1
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 1
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Claflin University 1
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 1
College of Charleston 1
Curry, Constance, 1933- 1
Drago, Edmund L. 1
Friendly Moralist Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871 1
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 1
Penn Community Services 1
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 1
Somebody Had To Do It (Project) 1
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 1
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights. South Carolina Advisory Committee 1
United States. Brown v. Board of Education 50th Anniversary Commission 1
Voorhees College 1
Waring, Elizabeth 1
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 1
Whipper, Benjamin James, 1912-1998 1
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 1
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 1
Young, Andrew, 1932- 1
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