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Avery photograph collection

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Identifier: AMN 1112
Dates: approximately 1890s-2012

Isaiah Bennett papers

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Identifier: AMN 1056
Abstract Isaiah Bennett (1926-2002) served as a union representative for tobacco workers at the American Tobacco Company's Cigar Factory and as a leader and negotiator of the Charleston Hospital Workers' Strike of 1969. Bennett also founded and was president of the Charleston chapter of the A. Phillip Randolph Institute, an umbrella organization for black trade unions.This collection contains five small series that pertain to the life and career of Isaiah Bennett. 1.)...
Dates: 1932-2002

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

Reverend John T. Enwright papers

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Identifier: AMN 1087
Abstract Reverend John Thomas Enwright (1904-1975), an African American minister, served the congregation at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Charleston, South Carolina from 1949 to 1974. A public figure as well as a religious leader, Enwright was also heavily involved in Charleston-area community organizations.The collection documents Reverend Enwright's personal life, ministerial work, and civic involvement from the 1930s to 1975. Personal papers document Enwright's...
Dates: 1884-1975

Steve Estes papers

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Identifier: AMN 1055
Abstract

The collection consists of primary and secondary sources used by Steve Estes to write his master’s thesis drawing comparison from the Memphis sanitation workers’ strike of 1968 and Charleston Hospital workers’ strike of 1969. Estes interviewed people who were closely associated with these movements and also consists of an analysis of newspaper clippings that capture these movements.

Dates: 1967-1996

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

William "Bill" Saunders papers

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Identifier: AMN 1100
Abstract William (Bill) Saunders, was an organizer and lead negotiator of the Charleston Hospital Stike of 1969. In 1970, Saunders established the Committee on Better Racial Assurance (COBRA) to address race-related community problems and provide assistance to community members in need. He also operated the AM radio station WPAL from 1972-1998. This collection includes materials relating to the personal and professional life of Saunders. A very small portion of the papers contains...
Dates: approximately 1950-2004

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Civil rights movements -- United States 1
Civil rights workers -- United States 1
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Community health services -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Community health services -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 1
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Daufuskie Island (S.C.) -- Social conditions 1
Education -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 1
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Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968 1
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Tobacco Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1945 1
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Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 3
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 2
Avery Normal Institute 2
Bennett, Isaiah, 1926-2002 2
Charleston County School District 2
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Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 2
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 2
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 2
Young, Andrew, 1932- 2
A. Philip Randolph Institute 1
Allen University 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
American Missionary Association 1
American Tobacco Company 1
Amistad Research Center 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 1
Avery Research Center 1
Beecher Congregational Church (New Orleans, La.) 1
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Carawan, Candie 1
Carawan, Guy 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Carter, Rosalynn 1
Charleston Area Community Relations Committee (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 1
College of Charleston 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
Cottonreader, R. B. 1
Drago, Edmund L. 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Enwright, John T., 1904-1975 1
Estes, Steve, 1972- 1
Fink, Leon, 1948- 1
Frazier, Herb, 1950- 1
Friendly Moralist Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
General Council of the Congregational Christian Churches of the United States 1
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
International Longshoremen's Association 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Jefferson, Jessie 1
Jenkins family 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Medical University of South Carolina 1
Moultrie, Mary, 1943-2015 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871 1
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 1
Penn Community Services 1
Plymouth Congregational Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Political Action Committee of Charleston County (Charleston County, S.C.) 1
Political Action Committee of Charleston County (Charleston County, S.C.). 1
Progressive Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Retail Drug Store Employees Union, Local 1199B (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union. Local 15-A (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Riley, Richard W. (Richard Wilson) 1
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 1
Saunders, William, 1935- 1
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 1
United Church Board for Homeland Ministries 1
United Church of Christ 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights. South Carolina Advisory Committee 1
United Way of America 1
Voorhees College 1
Waring, Elizabeth 1
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 1
White, Naomi, 1925- 1
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