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100 Black Men of Charleston records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1085
Abstract 100 Black Men of Charleston, Inc., established in 1996, is a local chapter of 100 Black Men of America, a national organization that dedicates time and financial assistance to programs and facilities that assist youth in communities of particular need. Many programs implemented by the organization involve mentoring and education. The collection consists of materials relating to the establishment, operation, and development of 100 Black Men of Charleston, Inc. Administrative records include...
Dates: 1995-2008

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

Nathan S. Addlestone papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1127
Abstract

Scrapbooks, yearbooks, clippings, programs, newsletters, and reports pertaining to Nathan Addlestone, a Charleston businessman who founded several scrap metal businesses, including Steelmet, Incorporated and Addlestone International Corporation. He was also very active in philanthropy, particularly pertaining to education.

Dates: circa 1910-2009

Dientje Krant Kalisky Adkins photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-017
Abstract

Pre- and post-World War II photographs of Dientje Krant Kalisky Adkins, a Dutch Jew born in 1938 in Bussum, Netherlands, who, as a child, was hidden during World War II. Photographs show Krant and her family and friends in the Netherlands, including her grandparents, parents, and other family members.

Dates: 1938-2000

Willy Adler papers

 Collection
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

Aiken Jewish community collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1042
Collection Overview Mostly photocopied material chronicling the history of the Jewish community in Aiken, South Carolina, including the Adath (Adas) Yeshurun Synagogue. The scrapbooks are divided into six sections, which are arranged in original order. The Adath Yeshurun Synagogue section contains newspaper articles (1980s-1990s) re. history of synagogue, 70th anniversary program (1991), color photograph (1995) of board members, copies of real estate documents (1923-1925) for original acquisition of property,...
Dates: 1923-1995; Majority of material found within 1980s-1990s

William Martin Aiken papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0002
Abstract

Sketchbooks, photographs, clippings and other professional papers of Charleston born architect William Martin Aiken. Materials relate to Aiken's student and professional work as an architect in Boston, Massachusetts, and Cincinnati, Ohio, and as the Supervising Architect of the Treasury Department. Materials also relate to homes designed by Aiken as well as buildings designed by the New York City architectural firm McKim, Mead, and White.

Dates: 1878-1956

William G. Albergotti research papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0223
Collection Overview

The collection contains Albergotti’s research materials relating to the Fripp family, the Brick House ruins on Edisto Island, S.C., and the Sheldon Church vestry and pew holders. Research materials include correspondence, research notes, manuscript drafts, maps, photographs, negatives, a compact disc, a USB drive, and photocopies of research materials.

Dates: 1986-2016

Alch family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-022
Collection Overview Folder of biographical information on the Solomon Brown Alch family including birth, death and marriage dates; color photocopies of Alch family photographs (1910s-1990s); includes original wedding photograph (1928) of Joe Brown Alch and Rose Berloe; photocopies of Alch family news clippings (1930s-1950s) include mentions (1932) of Ted Brown Alch's involvement as Master of Ceremonies at a New Jersey Marathon Dance Contest; Private Jerry Alch's participation as an emcee for military functions,...
Dates: 1920-1940s

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correspondence 176
clippings (information artifacts) 138
black-and-white photographs 92
photographs 85
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photocopies 56
Charleston (S.C.) 52
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 48
color photographs 46
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities 43
financial records 38
black-and-white negatives 33
certificates 33
photograph albums 33
minutes (administrative records) 29
digital images 28
family papers 28
printed ephemera 28
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 26
programs (documents) 26
DVDs 25
letters (correspondence) 25
pamphlets 25
videocassettes 25
black-and-white slides 23
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston 21
diaries 21
memoirs 20
publications (documents) 20
typescripts 20
articles 18
compact discs 18
newsletters 18
Photographs 17
manuscripts for publication 17
Charleston (S.C.) -- History 16
manuscripts (documents) 16
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 15
South Carolina -- History 15
genealogical tables 15
Jewish merchants -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 14
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Correspondence 14
audiocassettes 14
administrative records 13
ledgers (account books) 13
notes (documents) 13
postcards 13
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 12
sketches 12
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 11
artifacts (object genre) 11
color slides 11
obituaries 11
African American churches 10
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 10
South Carolina -- History -- 1865- 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany 10
cabinet photographs 10
drawings (visual works) 10
genealogies (histories) 10
personal correspondence 10
research notes 10
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 9
Fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 9
Holocaust survivors 9
business records 9
diplomas 9
legal documents 9
magazines (periodicals) 9
photo CDs 9
poems 9
slides (photographs) 9
African American teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 8
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 8
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives 8
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 8
awards 8
booklets 8
cashbooks 8
daguerreotypes (photographs) 8
drafts (documents) 8
files (document groupings) 8
maps (documents) 8
negatives (photographs) 8
newspapers 8
poetry 8
posters 8
speeches (documents) 8
writings (documents) 8
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina -- Charleston 7
African American fraternal organizations 7
African American fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 7
African American musicians -- South Carolina -- Charleston 7
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies and clubs 7
Charleston County (S.C.) 7
Church records and registers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 7
Holocaust survivors -- Poland 7
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German 31
Hebrew 29
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Avery Normal Institute 34
College of Charleston 24
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 12
United States. Army 12
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) 11
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Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 8
Avery Research Center 7
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 7
Moses family 7
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 6
Charleston Naval Shipyard 6
Cohen family 6
Dachau (Concentration camp) 6
Hirsch, Mordenai Raisin 6
Jewish Community Center (Charleston, S.C.) 6
Levy family 6
Voorhees College 6
Alliance for Full Acceptance 5
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 5
DeCosta family 5
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 5
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 5
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 5
Raisin, Rachel M. 5
United States. Congress. House 5
Waring, Elizabeth 5
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 5
Weinberg family 5
Brith Sholom Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 4
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Charleston County School District 4
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 4
Clyburn, James 4
Dock Street Theatre (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Footlight Players (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Harby family 4
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Howard University 4
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 4
Karesh, Rosalyn Furchgott 4
Medical University of South Carolina 4
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Moïse, Penina 4
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 4
Shulman, Nat, 1914-2000 4
Simons, Albert, 1890-1980 4
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 4
South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives 4
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 4
Stern, Theodore Sanders 4
Tobias, Thomas J. 4
United States. Navy 4
United States. Works Progress Administration 4
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 4
Addlestone Hebrew Academy (Charleston, S.C.) 3
African Methodist Episcopal Church 3
Aleph Zadik Aleph 3
Aleph Zadik Aleph. Charleston Chapter 3
Allen University 3
Alterman, Jennet Robinson 3
American Missionary Association 3
B'nai B'rith 3
Baskervill Ministries (Pawleys Island, S.C.) 3
Benedict College 3
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Breibart, Solomon 3
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Brown family 3
Brown, Millicent E. 3
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 3
Carawan, Guy 3
College of Charleston. Alumni Association 3
College of Charleston. Library 3
Confederate States of America. Army 3
Congregation Sinai (Sumter, S.C.) 3
Cornwell, Ruby Pendergrass, 1902-2003 3
DeCosta, Emily, 1923-2011 3
Douglas, Rosslee Tenetha Green, 1928-2011 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Easterby, J. H. (James Harold), 1898-1960 3
Emanuel family 3
Graves, J. Michael (James Michael), 1915-1996 3
Grice, George Daniel, 1900-1977 3
Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 3
Harby, Isaac, 1788-1828 3
Harleston family 3
Harleston, Edwin Gailliard, 1854-1931 3
Harris, Lancelot Minor, 1868-1941 3
Hebrew Benevolent Society (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940 3
Hunt, Eugene C. 3
I.M. Pearlstine & Sons (S.C.) 3
Immaculate Conception School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Keyserling, Harriet, 1922-2010 3
Keyserling, Leon H. (Leon Hirsch), 1908-1987 3
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 3
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 3
Lazar family 3
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