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Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture papers

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Identifier: AMN 1104
Abstract The Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture was founded in 1978 by a group of Avery alumnae and other interested persons in the Charleston, South Carolina, area. Its mission was to rescue the Avery Normal School buildings and to develop an archive and museum for preserving African American history and culture of the South Carlina Lowcountry. Working with the College of Charleston, the property on Bull Street was acquired and, in 1985, the Avery Research Center for African...
Dates: 1978-2000

Avery Normal Institute records

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Identifier: AMN 1012
Abstract The Avery Normal Institute was established by the American Missionary Association (AMA) in Charleston, South Carolina in 1865. The Institute originally served as a school for former slaves and free persons of color, providing normal (or, teacher) training to students pursuing careers in education. The school eventually became known just as Avery Institute, operating as a high school with financial support from the AMA until 1947, when it became part of Charleston's segregated public school...
Dates: 1862-1978

Avery photograph collection

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Identifier: AMN 1112
Dates: approximately 1890s-2012

Avery School memorabilia collection

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Identifier: 0-00
Abstract The Avery School Memorabilia collection contains documents that pertain to the activities at the Avery Normal Institute. These items include programs from musical and dramatic performances given by the students, commencements, invitations, dance cards and other memorabilia from extra-curricula activities. It also includes some copies of the Avery yearbook and student newspaper. Portions of this collection are available digitally on the College of Charleston’s Lowcountry Digital Library...
Dates: approximately 1865-1955

Dr. Elizabeth M. Bear collection

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Identifier: AMN 1134
Abstract Elizabeth M. Bear is a Professor Emeritus and former director of the Nurse-Midwifery program at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) School of Nursing. Bear's collection is a reflection of her avid interest in the nurse-midwifery profession, notably focusing on the education of African-Americans midwives (lay and nurse-midwives).The majority of the collection contains photocopied journal, magazine and newspaper articles, reports, correspondence, and photographs; along...
Dates: 1922-2006; Majority of material found within 1941-1998

J.R. Bonds papers

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Identifier: AMN 1082
Abstract J. R. Bonds (1904-1992) was an African-American educator from South Carolina. In 1946, Bonds was selected as the Supervisor of Schools for Cooper River School District Four. In 1950, the Six Mile High School was officially renamed Bonds-Wilson High in honor of J. R. Bonds and John T. Wilson. J. R.'s wife, Lacy Campbell Bonds (1910-1973), was a registered nurse and secretary at Bonds-Wilson High School.The collection contains programs, photographs, correspondence, newspapers and...
Dates: 1925-1986

Millicent E. Brown papers

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Identifier: AMN 1003
Abstract Millicent Ellison Brown (b. 1948) is an educator and civil rights activist. Born in Charleston to MaeDe and J. Arthur Brown, local and state president of NAACP (1955-1965), Brown, in 1963, replaced her older sister Minerva as the primary plaintiff in a NAACP-sponsored lawsuit (Millicent Brown vs. Charleston County School District #20).The collection consists of personal and professional documents, correspondence, and newspaper clippings relating to Millicent Brown's experience...
Dates: 1949-2003

Miriam M. Brown papers

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Identifier: AMN 1098
Abstract

Miriam M. Brown (1901-2002) worked as an educator for fifty-two years at multiple schools in Charleston and Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. She received numerous recognitions for her work in the community, including a proclamation from the town of Mount Pleasant declaring October 12th of each year as Miriam Brown Memorial Day. Miriam married Arthur Felder Brown in 1928 and had two children, Arthur Felder Brown, Jr. and Jeanne Albertha Brown Morris.



Dates: 1922-2002

Charleston County Black School Directory records

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Identifier: 30019
Abstract The Charleston County Black School Directory is an extension of the 1989 Research Conference, "The History of African American Education in Charleston, South Carolina." The purpose of this Avery Research Center project is to begin documenting the long struggle of African Americans in the South Carolina Lowcountry to educate their children despite the laws and customs that hindered them. This collection contains information on individual historically African American schools in the area,...
Dates: approximately 1882-1990

Frank Augustus DeCosta papers

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Identifier: AMN 1106
Abstract Frank Augustus DeCosta (1910-1972) was an African-American educator, administrator and scholar born in Charleston, South Carolina. In a career that spanned four decades, DeCosta served as a teacher and principal of two high schools, supervisor and chairman of an education department, director of instruction and of student teaching, foreign service statistical officer, and organizing dean of two graduate schools.The collection includes correspondence, research notes, essays,...
Dates: 1847-2000; Majority of material found within 1940-1972

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Avery Normal Institute 8
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 3
American Missionary Association 2
Amistad Research Center 2
Avery Research Center 2
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Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 2
DeCosta, Frank A. 2
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 2
Murray, Albertha J., 1889-1969 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 2
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 2
Wilson, John T., 1910-1994 2
Al-Amin, Jamil, 1943- 1
All-African People's Revolutionary Party 1
Allen University 1
Bear, Elizabeth M. 1
Bennett College (Greensboro, N.C.) 1
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 1
Bettis Academy (Aiken County, S.C.) 1
Black Panther Party 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Bonds, J. R. (James Roosevelt), 1904-1992 1
Bonds, Lacy, 1910-1973 1
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 1
Brown, Arthur Felder, Jr. 1
Brown, J. Arthur, 1914-1988 1
Brown, Millicent E. 1
Brown, Miriam M., 1901-2002 1
Brownlee, Frederick Leslie, 1883-1962 1
Callen, Maude E., 1898-1990 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Central Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Chambers, Annette Graves, 1983- 1
Charleston Area Community Relations Committee (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County School District 1
Charleston County School District No. 20 (S.C.) 1
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Claflin College (Orangeburg, S.C.) 1
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 1
Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998 1
College of Charleston 1
College of Charleston. Governor's School 1
Communist Workers Party (U.S.) 1
Community Organization Credit Union 1
Congress of African Peoples 1
Cut Gap Elementary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Dart Grammar and Primary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
DeCosta family 1
DeCosta, Beautine Hubert, 1913-2008 1
DeCosta, Frank Augustus, Jr., 1935-1999 1
DeCosta-Willis, Miriam 1
Drago, Edmund L. 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Fields, Alfred B. 1
Fields, Karen E. (Karen Elise), 1945- 1
Fields, Mamie E. Garvin, 1888-1987 1
Florida State University 1
Friendly Moralist Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia for the Aid and Elevation of the Freedmen 1
Graves family 1
Graves, Eugene 1
Graves, J. Michael (James Michael), 1915-1996 1
Graves, James R. B., 1883-1969 1
Graves, Pauline 1
Graves, Robert Blackburne 1
Graves, Rose L., 1890-1978 1
Guilford College 1
Hampton Institute 1
Hancock, Cornelia, 1840-1927 1
Harvard University 1
Hoursey, Alphonso H., 1900-1977 1
Howard University 1
Immaculate Conception School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Jenkins family 1
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
LaSaine, Mary Alice, 1886-1957 1
Laing Elementary School (Mount Pleasant, S.C.) 1
Laing High School (Mount Pleasant, S.C.) 1
Laing Normal and Industrial School (Mount Pleasant, S.C.) 1
Laing School (Mount Pleasant, S.C.) 1
Links, Inc. Charleston Chapter 1
Malcolm X Liberation University 1
Marion Birnie Wilkinson Home for Girls (Cayce, S.C.) 1
McClennan-Banks Memorial Hospital (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Morris, Jeanne 1
Morton, Ruth, 1900-1989 1
Murray-LaSaine Elementary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
National Black United Front 1
Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972 1
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University 1
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871 1
Penn Center Historic District (Saint Helena Island, S.C.) 1
Political Action Committee of Charleston County (Charleston County, S.C.) 1
Potts, John F. 1
Progressive Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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