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Avery photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1112
Dates: approximately 1890s-2012

Walter N. Boags papers

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Identifier: AMN 1053
Abstract From 1949 to the late 1970s, Walter N. Boags (1917-1997) owned and operated Boags Modern Arts Photography Studio, one of the few African-American photography studios in Charleston, South Carolina. During the 1980s, Boags continued to operate as a freelance photographer.The collection consists mostly of black-and-white and color negatives, with some prints and proofs, taken by Walter Boags from 1945 through the 1980s. Boags' work focused on African-Americans, African-American...
Dates: 1945-1980s

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

Brown Fellowship Society records

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Identifier: AMN 1005
Abstract The Brown Fellowship Society was a benevolent society of free African-American and racially mixed men, affiliated with St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.The collection consists of organizational materials of the Brown Fellowship Society, including a corrected copy of Charles H. Holloway's Rules and Regulations of the Brown Fellowship Society as founded in 1794, but not published until 1844. Minute books detail the...
Dates: 1794-1990

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

Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church records

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Identifier: AMN 1015
Abstract Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church, an African-American church, formed after the Civil War with the withdrawal of African-American members from Trinity United Methodist Church. In 1866, the congregation purchased its current building at 60 Wentworth Street, Charleston, South Carolina.The records in this collection cover the beginning of Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church (1866-1978). The collection is divided into two series: Member Records and Financial Records. Member...
Dates: 1857-1994; Majority of material found within 1866-1969

Charleston Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) collection

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Identifier: AMN 1048
Abstract The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), was founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson in 1915 in Chicago, Illinois. The purpose of ASALH is to encourage the study, research, and promotion of African Americans history. The Charleston Area Branch was founded in April 1995, under the leadership of Dr. Marvin Dulaney and Dr. Bernard Powers. The Charleston Area Branch of the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History (ASALH) contains incoming and...
Dates: 1896-2018, undated; Majority of material found in 1996-2005

Coards Studio photographs and records

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Identifier: AMN 1086
Abstract The Coards Studio was a photography studio owned and operated by Joseph and Rachel Coards in Charleston, South Carolina. Coards photographed African American families and individuals in the studio and various events and groups outside of the studio, such as graduations, weddings, and other ceremonies. The studio, located at 78 Line Street, closed in the late 20th century.The collection contains business records, photographs, and personal material, including customer contacts,...
Dates: approximately 1930s-1990s

Craft and Crum families papers

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Identifier: AMN 1102
Abstract William Craft (1824-1900) and Ellen Smith Craft (1826-1891) were slaves who met and married on a plantation in Macon, Georgia. Unwilling to raise children in slavery, in December 1848 they devised a plan to escape to Philadephia, Pennsylvania. Ellen dressed as an invalid male, her arm in a sling to avoid writing (neither William nor Ellen could read or write) and face in bandages to obscure her feminine voice and lack of facial hair. William accompanied her as a servant. They arrived in...
Dates: 1780-2007

John L. Dart family papers

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Identifier: AMN 1069
Abstract John Lewis Dart (1854-1915) was born a free person of color in Charleston, South Carolina. He graduated from Avery Normal Institute in 1872 and attended Atlanta University in Georgia, and Newton Theological Seminary in Massachusetts, where he was ordained a Baptist minister. He returned to Charleston in 1886 and became pastor of Morris Street Baptist Church. Sixteen years later, Dart ministered the Shiloh Baptist Church. In 1894, he opened the Charleston Normal and Industrial Institute, a...
Dates: 1844-1947

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Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 39
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African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 12
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 11
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 6
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Religion 6
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. 6
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African American fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 5
Fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
African American musicians -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 4
High schools -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 4
clippings (information artifacts) 4
correspondence 4
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American churches 3
African American fraternal organizations -- 20th century -- Photographs 3
African American photographers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American women teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 19th century 3
Charleston (S.C.) -- History 3
Civic leaders -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
financial records 3
minutes (administrative records) 3
programs (documents) 3
scrapbooks 3
sermons 3
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 2
African American Episcopalians 2
African American History Month 2
African American band directors -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American business enterprises -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American clergy -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American fraternal organizations 2
African American musicians -- 20th century -- Photographs 2
African American physicians -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American universities and colleges 2
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs -- History 2
African Americans -- History 2
African Americans -- Social conditions 2
African Americans -- Societies, etc. -- History 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Charities 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Portraits 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social conditions 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. -- Photographs 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Statistics, Vital 2
Architects -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Band directors -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Boards of directors 2
Burial records -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Charleston (S.C.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century 2
Charleston County (S.C.) 2
Church buildings -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 2
Church records and registers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Churches 2
Civil rights movements -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Clothing and dress -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- 20th century 2
Community organization 2
Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Free African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Free African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. 2
Funeral homes -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Mourning customs -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Musicians -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Photography -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Portrait photography -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Public schools -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 2
Racially mixed people -- United States -- History -- 19th century 2
Slaves -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
South Carolina -- History -- 1865- 2
Teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Weddings -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 2
administrative records 2
bylaws (administrative records) 2
photographs 2
Abolitionists -- Massachusetts -- Boston 1
Abolitionists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography 1
Adolescence 1
Affirmative Action programs 1
Africa -- Social life and customs 1
African American Congregationalists 1
African American Muslims -- 20th century -- Photographs 1
African American Muslims -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American architects -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American art -- South Carolina -- 20th century 1
African American artists -- South Carolina 1
African American barbers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American business enterprises 1
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina 1
African American cemeteries -- South Carolina 1
African American cemeteries -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American children -- Institutional care -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American children -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 1
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Names
Avery Normal Institute 12
Avery Research Center 4
DeCosta family 4
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 3
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
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Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 3
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Benedict College 2
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Craft family 2
Craft, Ellen 2
Craft, William 2
Crum, William Demos, 1859-1912 2
Crump family 2
Davis, Julia-Ellen 2
Graves, J. Michael (James Michael), 1915-1996 2
Harleston family 2
Howard University 2
Jenkins Orphanage (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 2
Kinlaw family 2
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Orphan Aid Society (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Whipper, Benjamin James, 1912-1998 2
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 2
Wilson, John T., 1910-1994 2
African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
Allen University 1
Allen, William Francis, 1830-1889 1
Allison, C. FitzSimons (Christopher FitzSimons), 1927- 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Gamma Xi Omega Chapter (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Alston, Addie Middleton 1
Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America 1
Anderson, Leroy Frederick, Dr., 1916-1989 1
Association for the Study of African-American Life and History 1
Association for the Study of African-American Life and History. Charleston Area Branch 1
Association for the Study of African-American Life and History. Conference 1
Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History 1
Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History. Charleston Area Branch 1
Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History. Conference 1
Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, inc 1
Atlanta University 1
Bah, M. Alpha, 1947- 1
Baker, Frazier B., -1898 1
Ball, Edward, 1958- 1
Banks, Anna DeCosta, 1863-1911 1
Baptist Education Center Foundation (North Charleston, S.C.) 1
Baptist Educational & Missionary Convention of South Carolina 1
Baptist Ministers' Wives and Ministers' Widows of Charleston County (S.C.) 1
Baskervill Ministries (Pawleys Island, S.C.) 1
Beecher Congregational Church (New Orleans, La.) 1
Bennett College (Greensboro, N.C.) 1
Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments 1
Boags Modern Arts Photography Studio 1
Boags, Grippon A. 1
Boags, Walter N., 1917-1997 1
Bonds, J. R. (James Roosevelt), 1904-1992 1
Bonds, Lacy, 1910-1973 1
Bronseaux, Anna Pierre Dart, 1896-1978 1
Bronseaux, Beverly 1
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 1
Brown, J. Arthur, 1914-1988 1
Brown, Millicent E. 1
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Butler, Nathaniel 1
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 1
Caffey family 1
Carolina Youth Development Center 1
Catholic Church. Diocese of Charleston (S.C.) 1
Century Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Chambers, Annette Graves, 1983- 1
Charity Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston Area Community Relations Committee (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County Baptist Association (S.C.) 1
Charleston County Council 1
Charleston County Economic Opportunities Commission 1
Charleston County Legislative Delegation 1
Charleston County School District 1
Charleston County School District No. 20 (S.C.) 1
Charleston Naval Shipyard 1
Charleston Normal and Industrial School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 1
Citizens and Southern National Bank 1
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 1
Clyburn, James 1
Coards Studio 1
Coards, Joseph 1
Coards, Rachel 1
College of Charleston. Governor's School 1
Coming Street YWCA (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Committee on Better Racial Assurance 1
Community Organization Credit Union 1
Community Organization Federal Credit Union. 1
Concerned Clergy Committee (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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