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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

Esau Jenkins papers, 1963-2003

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Identifier: AMN 1004
Abstract Esau Jenkins (1910-1972) was born and raised on Johns Island, South Carolina. With very little formal education, he became a businessman and civil rights leader.The collection contains biographical papers, correspondence, writings, and information about his affliations, including the Progressive Club, Citizen's Committee of Charleston, Community Organization Credit Union, Political Action Committee of Charleston County, Political Awareness League of Charleston County, and the...
Dates: 1963-2003

Ethelyn Murray Parker papers

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Identifier: AMN 1029
Abstract Ethelyn Murray was born in 1895 to Georgie Westcott and Robert J. Murray, in Charleston, S.C. Murray attended the Simonton School and the Avery Normal Institute, graduating in 1914. Murray worked at Voorhees for nine years and in 1936, she moved back to Charleston. She married Sebastian L. Parker in 1939. In the 1940s, Parker took a writing correspondence course and upon completion, she began a column for The Lighthouse and Informer, an African American...
Dates: 1899-1992; Majority of material found within 1920-1980

Bernice Robinson papers

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Identifier: AMN 1018
Abstract Bernice Violanthe Robinson (1914-1994) was born in Charleston, South Carolina to James C. and Martha Elizabeth Robinson. She was a cosmetologist, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Secretary and Chairperson of Membership, Highlander's first Citizenship School teacher for adult education on John's Island, South Carolina. She held political education and voter registration workshops in Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, and other southern states for the...
Dates: 1920-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1989

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Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 3
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Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 3
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 3
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Carawan, Candie 2
Carawan, Guy 2
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Charleston County School District 2
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 2
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 2
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 2
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 2
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 2
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 2
Young, Andrew, 1932- 2
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
Allen University 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Missionary Association 1
Amistad Research Center 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 1
Avery Normal Institute 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Charleston Area Community Relations Committee (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Clyburn, James 1
Coards Studio 1
College of Charleston 1
Community Action Program (U.S.) 1
Community Organization Credit Union 1
Drago, Edmund L. 1
Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 1
Friendly Moralist Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Hamer, Fannie Lou 1
Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
IDEAS (Firm : Washington, D.C.) 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Jenkins family 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
Lewis, John, 1940-2020 1
Methodist Church (U.S.). South Carolina Conference 1
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871 1
Palfi, Marion, 1907-1978 1
Parker, Ethelyn Murray 1
Penn Community Services 1
Political Action Committee of Charleston County (Charleston County, S.C.) 1
Progressive Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Ravenel, Charles Dufort, 1938- 1
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority 1
South Carolina Commission for Farm Workers 1
Southern Regional Council 1
United Methodist Church (U.S.) 1
United Methodist Women (U.S.). South Carolina Conference 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights. South Carolina Advisory Committee 1
Volunteers in Service to America 1
Voorhees College 1
Waring, Elizabeth 1
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 1
Yonges Island Day Care Center (S.C.) 1
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