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Avery photograph collection

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Identifier: AMN 1112
Dates: approximately 1890s-2012

Book Lovers' Club records

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Identifier: AMN 1044
Abstract The Book Lover's Club of Charleston was founded in 1927 by African-American Women as a literary club with a purpose of establishing a high literary culture among its members as well as social improvement for Charleston African Americans. It helped battle racism and sexism through community-wide projects as well as neighborhood and youth activities throughout the city of Charleston.Contains organizational documents, including constitution, correspondence, minutes, and account...
Dates: 1927-1969

Ethyl R. Brown papers

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Identifier: AMN 1006
Abstract Ethyl R. Brown (1902-1997) was an African-American beautician, cosmetology instructor, and beauty shop owner in Charleston, South Carolina.The collection includes certificates, awards, photographs, and other documents related to Ethyl Brown's professional and social activities as well as her family. Certificates include a 1945 teaching certificate by South Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners. There are also several photographs by Walter Boags, an African-American...
Dates: approximately 1930-1991

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

Entre Nous Bridge Club papers

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Identifier: AMN 1025
Abstract The Entre Nous Bridge Club was founded May 27, 1924 in Charleston, South Carolina by sixteen women to play a card game known as Five Hundred. The group, with membership limited to sixteen, met monthly in members' homes. The club rotated officers yearly and hosted annual celebrations and special parties for their 40th, 50th, 60th, and 70th anniversaries. The club continues to this day (2006).The Entre Nous Bridge Club Papers (1924-1994) consist of minute books; official and financial records;...
Dates: 1924-1994

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

Albertha Murray papers

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Identifier: AMN 1020
Abstract Albertha Johnston Murray (1889-1969) was an African American educator born in Charleston, South Carolina to William Henry and Mary Ellen Virgin Johnston. Murray retired from the teaching profession in 1959, and remained active in numerous educational, social, and humanitarian organizations. Murray-LaSaine Elementary School was named in her honor along with Mary Alice LaSaine. She married Richard Gailliard Murray and had one daughter, Hazel Albertha Murray Stewart. The collection consist of...
Dates: 1909-1970

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

YWCA of Greater Charleston, Inc., records

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Identifier: AMN 1078
Abstract The Young Women's Christian Association of Greater Charleston, which originated in 1907, has served communities in Charleston and the lowcountry area of South Carolina for over a century. Currently, the YWCA of Greater Charleston, Inc., strives to provide programs and services for all people and holds a mission to eliminate racism and to empower women.The collection documents the founding and history of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) in Charleston, South Carolina...
Dates: 1906-2007

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African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century 2
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Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 2
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African American History Month 1
African American beauty operators 1
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Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 -- Photographs 1
Johns Island (S.C. : Island) -- Economic conditions 1
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Martin Luther King, Jr., Day 1
Minority women -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
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Avery Normal Institute 4
Allen University 2
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 2
Avery Research Center 2
Charleston County School District 2
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Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 2
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 2
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 2
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Gamma Xi Omega Chapter (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Alston, Addie Middleton 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 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
Bettis Academy (Aiken County, S.C.) 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Brown, Ethyl R., 1902-1997 1
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 1
Caffey family 1
Carawan, Candie 1
Carawan, Guy 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Central Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County Legislative Delegation 1
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 1
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Claflin College (Orangeburg, S.C.) 1
Cornwell family 1
Cut Gap Elementary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Dart Grammar and Primary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
DeCosta family 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Entre Nous Bridge Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Gourdine, Julia Alston 1
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 1
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
Huff family 1
Immaculate Conception School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jackson, Christine Osburn 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
LaSaine, Mary Alice, 1886-1957 1
Links, Inc. Charleston Chapter 1
McClennan-Banks Memorial Hospital (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Murray, Albertha J., 1889-1969 1
Murray-LaSaine Elementary School (Charleston, S.C.) 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
Sanford family 1
Seabrook family 1
South Carolina Federation of Women's Clubs 1
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 1
Stewart, Hazel Murray 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights. South Carolina Advisory Committee 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
YWCA of Greater Charleston, Inc. 1
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A 1
Young Women's Christian Associations. Charleston, S.C 1
Young, Andrew, 1932- 1
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