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George Smith Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0174
Abstract

Mainly George Smith Adams' genealogical research documenting his father George Alexander Adams (1887-1984), mother Theodora Elizabeth Smith Adams (1888-1983), grandfather Daniel Townsend Smith (1842-1929) with data on the Washington Artillery, and great grandfather Thomas Peter Smith (1814-1899). Also included are materials relating to his extended family and their surrounding areas, especially the Townsend family, Medway Plantation, Edisto Island, Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1826-2010; Majority of material found within 1925-1999

Willy Adler papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-028
Abstract

The collection consists of correspondence, certificates, and other papers of Willy Adler (1920-), a native of Hamburg, Germany, who immigrated to the United States in 1939. Materials document Nazi persecution of the Adler family.

Dates: 1913-1938, 1982-2010

African American Firemen in Charleston collection

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 9010v
Abstract African American firemen have served in the Charleston Fire Department since 1882.The collection includes photocopied photographs of uniformed firemen and clippings from News and Courier about black fire fighters in the Charleston Fire Department. In a 1956 article, the News and Courier reported that black firemen received the same privileges in pay, sick leave, and other benefits as did white...
Dates: approximately 1910s-1984

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

Martha Mondschein Bauer papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-007
Abstract

Correspondence, photographs, and memoirs of Martha Mondschein Bauer, a Jewish nurse who escaped Germany by becoming a volunteer nurse in England and the Dominican Republic. Included is correspondence regarding her brother and her husband's parents, photographs of Mondschein's and Bauer's family members, and her husband Felix Bauer's memoir.

Dates: 1940-2001

Minnie Tewel Baum papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-045
Abstract

The collection consists of letters, telegrams, and other papers relating to Minnie Tewel Baum's unsuccessful efforts to aid her cousin, Malie Landsmann, and her family, in escaping Nazi Germany. Included is a photograph of Malie Landsmann, her husband, Chaim, and their daughters, Ida and Peppi.

Dates: 1938-1941

Berlijn family papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-053
Abstract

The collection consists of a photograph album, memoir, and other papers relating to the Berlijn family, including Nico Berlijn and his parents, Johanna Spielmann and Abraham "Bram" Berlijn, Dutch Jews who survived World War II in hiding in the Netherlands. Also includes a Star of David badge issued to Johanna Spielmann Berlijn.

Dates: circa 1942-2005

Beth Israel Congregation (Beaufort, S.C.) records

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Identifier: Mss 1076
Abstract

Original minute book and photocopied reproduction, real estate titles, and long-term lease of Beth Israel, a small Conservative congregation in Beaufort, South Carolina.

Dates: 1905-1961

George Detwiler Burges collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0095
Abstract

George Detwiler Burges graduated from the College of Charleston in 1938. He served as a B-17 pilot during World War II and was killed in action in 1944. This collection consists of Burges' personal papers, letters, military records, photographs, newspaper and magazine articles, and military decorations including the Purple Heart and Distinguished Flying Cross.

Dates: 1929-1944

Mickey Dorsey papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-046
Abstract

The collection consists of letters, photographs, negatives, and other papers of Mickey Dorsey, an American soldier with the 71st Infantry Division, who participated in the liberation of Gunskirchen Lager, a German concentration camp in Austria. Photographs and negatives taken by Joe Daurer, the photographer for Dorsey's unit, show victims and survivors in the camp.

Dates: 1944-1946, 1999

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black-and-white negatives 19
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black-and-white slides 14
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letters (correspondence) 5
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diplomas 4
identity cards 4
pamphlets 4
rosters 4
typescripts 4
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certificates 3
newsletters 3
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Amsterdam (Netherlands) 1
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Beaufort (S.C.) 1
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Abell family 1
Adler, Willy Moritz, 1920- 1
Ahlem (Concentration camp) 1
American Missionary Association 1
Amistad Research Center 1
Archambault, Sandra 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 1
Avery Normal Institute 1
Barnard College 1
Bauer, Felix, 1914-2006 1
Bauer, Martha Mondschein, 1915-2011 1
Baum, Minnie Tewel, 1898-1985 1
Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp) 1
Berle, Helen Laufer Dwork, 1923- 1
Berlijn family 1
Berlijn, Abraham 1
Berlijn, Johanna Spielmann, 1913-1993 1
Berlijn, Nico, 1948- 1
Berlijn, Susan Addlestone 1
Berlinsky, Jaclyn 1
Bernstein, Frieda Gosschalk 1
Beth Israel Congregation (Beaufort, S.C.) 1
Birkenau (Concentration camp) 1
Brownlee, Frederick Leslie, 1883-1962 1
Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 1
Buckley, Edward D. 1
Burges, George Detwiler, 1917-1944 1
Burges, Julius 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Washington Artillery Battalion (New Orleans, La.) 1
Crews, Herb 1
Csato, Ferike 1
Daurer, Joe, 1909-1998 1
DeCosta, Frank A. 1
Dorsey, Mickey, 1925- 1
Drayton family 1
Duncan, Eugene, 1905-1964 1
Engel, Joe, 1927- 1
Eugene Gadsden Company (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Fox, Barbara Radin 1
Freilich, Anita Abeles, 1930- 1
Freilich, Max, 1924- 1
Fund family 1
Fund, Claire 1
Gadsden Funeral Home (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Gadsden, Eugene, 1866-1928 1
Gadson family 1
Goldsmith, Florence 1
Goldsmith, Hilda 1
Gosschalk, Albert, 1920-1991 1
Gosschalk, Theodora van Blankenstein, 1922-2001 1
Grabin, David, 1919-2004 1
Greenberg, Polly 1
Greene, Regina Kawer, 1920-1990 1
Greene, Samuel, 1914-2013 1
Grimké family 1
Grimké, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Grimké, Frederick, 1791-1863 1
Grimké, John Fauchereaud, 1752-1819 1
Grimké, John Paul, 1713-1791 1
Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 1
Grimké, Thomas Smith, 1786-1834 1
Gunskirchen (Concentration camp) 1
Gurs (Concentration camp) 1
Halio, Frances 1
Hellman, Ann Meddin 1
Hellman, Irene 1
Herz, Rudolf, 1925-2011 1
Hoben family 1
Hoben, Lindsay, 1902-1967 1
Hoben, Margaret Pollitzer, 1894-1983 1
Hoursey, Alphonso H., 1900-1977 1
Jacobson, Roslyn B. 1
Jenkins Orphanage (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 1
Jenkins, Daniel Joseph, 1862-1937 1
Johnson, Elizabeth Ross 1
Johnson, Eugenia Duncan, 1931- 1
Johnson, Harriet McBryde 1
Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961 1
Kaufering (Concentration camp) 1
Kerner family 1
Klasner, Samuel, 1917-2001 1
Kolender, Pincus, 1926-2008 1
Kolender, Renee Fox, 1922-1999 1
Kornfeld family 1
Kornfeld, Thomas 1
Kraus, Mel 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
Landsmann, Malie 1
Laufer (Family : Charleston, S.C.) 1
Laufer family 1
Laufer's Kosher Restaurant (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Laufer, Tillie Hufeizen 1
Layden, Lawrence, 1916-2011 1
Levy, Bernhard, 1851-1921 1
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