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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

Walter Earl Douglas papers

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Identifier: AMN 1127
Abstract Walter Earl Douglas (1923-1979), an African-American newspaper journalist and writer. A stanch conservative Republican, Douglas wrote columns under the byline of "The Earl of Charleston" and "W. Earl Douglas." His columns were featured in South Carolina newspapers including the "Charleston Chronicle," "The Charleston Evening Post" and "Black News" (Columbia), in addition to syndicated nationally papers including the "Union Leader" (Manchester, New Hampshire). Douglas' writings incorporate...
Dates: 1963-1979; Majority of material found within 1977-1979

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

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

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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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 3
Allen University 2
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
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Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 2
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Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 2
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 2
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 2
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 2
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 2
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 2
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 2
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 2
Voorhees College 2
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 2
Young, Andrew, 1932- 2
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
Al-Amin, Jamil, 1943- 1
All-African People's Revolutionary Party 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Gamma Xi Omega Chapter (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 1
Avery Normal Institute 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
Black Panther Party 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Charleston County Legislative Delegation 1
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 1
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998 1
Clyburn, James 1
Communist Workers Party (U.S.) 1
Community Action Program (U.S.) 1
Congress of African Peoples 1
Douglas, Rosslee Tenetha Green, 1928-2011 1
Douglas, Walter Earl, 1923-1979 1
Edwards, James B., 1927-2014 1
Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 1
Hamer, Fannie Lou 1
Harvard University 1
Helms, Jesse 1
Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
Hollings, Ernest F., 1922-2019 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
IDEAS (Firm : Washington, D.C.) 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
Lewis, John, 1940-2020 1
Loeb, William, 1905-1981 1
Malcolm X Liberation University 1
Methodist Church (U.S.). South Carolina Conference 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 1
National Black United Front 1
Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972 1
Palfi, Marion, 1907-1978 1
Penn Community Services 1
Ravenel, Charles Dufort, 1938- 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Sellers, Cleveland, 1944- 1
Sellers, Pauline Taggart, 1903-1990 1
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority 1
South Carolina Area Trade School (Denmark, S.C.) 1
South Carolina Commission for Farm Workers 1
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 1
Southern Regional Council 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
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 1
Touré, Ahmed Sékou, 1922-1984 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
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation 1
Volunteers in Service to America 1
Waring, Elizabeth 1
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 1
Waring, Thomas R. 1
Whipper, Benjamin James, 1912-1998 1
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 1
Yonges Island Day Care Center (S.C.) 1
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