Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 121 - 130 of 838

Charleston and Summerville, South Carolina, and upstate New York photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0048
Collection Overview

The album contains 128 black and white photographs of landscapes, buildings, homes, boats, and farms in Charleston and Summerville, South Carolina, and unidentified areas in upstate New York. The Summerville photographs include photographs of a boarding house for teachers. The photographs of Charleston appear to be between 1880-1900 and show historic homes and buildings. The compiler of the album is unknown. All of the photographs appear to be of the same family.

Dates: 1880-1900s

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

 Collection
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

Charleston Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1117
Abstract The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was started on February 12, 1909, partly in response to the prevalence of lynching of African-Americans in America and the 1908 race riot that occurred in Springfield, Illinois. The Charleston Branch of the NAACP was founded in February 1917 by Edwin Harleston. The branch was established to advocate for the rights of African-Americans in South Carolina and Charleston. The Charleston NAACP serves as a space for...
Dates: 1920-1995, undated; Majority of material found within 1973-1994

Charleston Chamber of Commerce records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-010
Collection Overview Records (1823-1923) include rules, awards, proposed constitution and by-laws, an annual report, and membership lists. A typescript copy of “Rules Charleston Chamber of Commerce Adopted to March 1858,” transcribed from the original by Agnes P. Lyons as part of a 1935-1936 W.P.A. project, contains a list of names of individual members whose signatures are on the document. A typescript copy of “Awards” transcribed by Mabel Whiting and Julia W. Reynolds during a 1935-1936 W.P.A. project contains...
Dates: 1823-1936

Charleston Chapter #143 of Aleph Zadik Aleph (Charleston, S.C.) records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1129
Abstract

Correspondence, newsletters, manuals, pledge tests and training booklets, and ephemera relating to Charleston chapter #143 of Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA), an all-male Jewish youth organization.

Dates: 1947-1958

Charleston County Black School Directory records

 Collection
Identifier: 30019
Abstract The Charleston County Black School Directory is an extension of the 1989 Research Conference, "The History of African American Education in Charleston, South Carolina." The purpose of this Avery Research Center project is to begin documenting the long struggle of African Americans in the South Carolina Lowcountry to educate their children despite the laws and customs that hindered them. This collection contains information on individual historically African American schools in the area,...
Dates: approximately 1882-1990

Charleston County Department of Social Services records

 Collection
Identifier: 0-00000
Abstract Charleston County Department of Social Services records are a compilation of non-confidential administrative reports and various public welfare studies. The majority of the material pertains to Charleston County, but some has statewide significance. Approximately 40% of the collection pertains to the African American experience in the region. The records contains letters, memoranda, reports, statistics and other documents regarding the system of social services and includes histories of the...
Dates: approximately 1919-1989

Charleston County Woman's Club scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0102
Collection Overview

The collection consists of three scrapbooks of correspondence, clippings, resolutions and reports of the Education Committee of the Charleston County Woman's Club, 1966 to 1969. During this time the club was pushing for action to establish a university in Charleston with the College of Charleston as the base.

Dates: 1966-1969

Charleston Five collection

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1124
Abstract The Charleston Five, Elijah Ford Jr., Ricky Simmons, Peter Washington, Jason Edgerton and Kenneth Jefferson were brought up on felony riot charges following a confrontation on the Charleston docks with law enforcement. The Charleston Five Collection contains correspondence, legal documents, financial documents, literary productions, printed materials and video material all pertaining to the published work of Suzan Erem and Paul Durrenberger. The collection is arranged into four series:...
Dates: 1921-2008; Majority of material found within 1998-2005

Charleston Free Library Rosenwald Fund records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1151
Abstract The Charleston Free Library, Charleston's first public library, opened its doors on January 1, 1931. The establishment of this library was made possible with the support of the Julius Rosenwald Fund. A grand total of $80,000 was awarded to the Free Charleston Library with the goal of “enabling the county to get this service started with the best possible standards.” The funds were distributed over a five year period. The Charleston Free Library Rosenwald Fund collection contains...
Dates: 1930-1945

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Repository
Special Collections 671
Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 167
 
Subject
correspondence 244
clippings (information artifacts) 182
photographs 127
black-and-white photographs 109
scrapbooks 75
∨ more
photocopies 65
color photographs 59
Charleston (S.C.) 54
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 51
financial records 48
certificates 47
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities 45
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 39
minutes (administrative records) 39
letters (correspondence) 38
family papers 37
photograph albums 36
black-and-white negatives 35
genealogies (histories) 34
pamphlets 34
printed ephemera 34
programs (documents) 33
diaries 30
videocassettes 29
DVDs 28
digital images 28
South Carolina -- History 25
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston 24
artifacts (object genre) 24
typescripts 24
black-and-white slides 23
Charleston (S.C.) -- History 21
compact discs 21
memoirs 21
South Carolina -- History -- 1775-1865 20
articles 20
postcards 20
publications (documents) 20
audiocassettes 19
manuscripts for publication 19
South Carolina -- History -- 1865- 18
newsletters 18
Photographs 17
genealogical tables 17
ledgers (account books) 17
manuscripts (documents) 17
notes (documents) 17
Jewish merchants -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 16
legal documents 16
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 15
administrative records 15
drawings (visual works) 15
obituaries 15
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Correspondence 14
receipts (financial records) 14
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 13
Ephemera 13
business records 13
maps (documents) 13
poems 13
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 12
color slides 12
sketches 12
speeches (documents) 12
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 11
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social life and customs 11
lists (document genres) 11
negatives (photographs) 11
Fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany 10
awards 10
cabinet photographs 10
diplomas 10
drafts (documents) 10
essays 10
magazines (periodicals) 10
personal correspondence 10
poetry 10
research notes 10
slides (photographs) 10
African American churches 9
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 9
Holocaust survivors 9
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives 9
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 9
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Charleston 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Jewish 9
books 9
daguerreotypes (photographs) 9
journals (accounts) 9
photo CDs 9
plats (maps) 9
posters 9
school yearbooks 9
writings (documents) 9
African American teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 8
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 8
Charleston County (S.C.) 8
Enslaved persons -- South Carolina 8
Jewish families -- South Carolina 8
+ ∧ less
 
Language
English 816
Hebrew 36
German 34
Yiddish 23
French 16
∨ more  
Names
College of Charleston 44
Avery Normal Institute 35
Deas, Alston, 1893-1985 29
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) 17
College of Charleston. Library 16
∨ more
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 13
United States. Army 13
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 12
Avery Research Center 11
United States. Works Progress Administration 10
Moses family 9
Cohen family 8
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 8
Levy family 8
Alston family 7
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 7
Jewish Community Center (Charleston, S.C.) 7
Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 6
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 6
Charleston Naval Shipyard 6
Dachau (Concentration camp) 6
Hirsch, Mordenai Raisin 6
Moïse family 6
Synagogue Emanu-El (Charleston, S.C.) 6
Voorhees College 6
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 6
Weinberg family 6
Aleph Zadik Aleph. Charleston Chapter 5
Alliance for Full Acceptance 5
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 5
Bachman, John, 1790-1874 5
Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) 5
Blamyer family 5
Blamyre family 5
Breibart, Solomon 5
DeCosta family 5
Deas family 5
Easterby, J. H. (James Harold), 1898-1960 5
Harby family 5
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 5
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 5
Medical University of South Carolina 5
Moïse, Penina 5
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 5
Raisin, Rachel M. 5
Rubens family 5
Solomon family 5
St. Philip's Church (Charleston, S.C.) 5
United States. Congress. House 5
Waring, Elizabeth 5
African Methodist Episcopal Church 4
Brith Sholom (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Brith Sholom Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Brown family 4
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Charleston County School District 4
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 4
Clyburn, James 4
Congregation Sinai (Sumter, S.C.) 4
Dock Street Theatre (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Finley family 4
Footlight Players (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Harris, Lancelot Minor, 1868-1941 4
Holmes, F. S. (Francis Simmons), 1815-1882 4
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Howard University 4
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 4
Karesh, Rosalyn Furchgott 4
Lazar family 4
Manigault, Gabriel E. (Gabriel Edward), 1833-1899 4
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 4
Pogson family 4
Rosenberg, Anita Moïse Rosefield 4
Rosengarten, Dale, 1948- 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
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 4
Wigfall family 4
Addlestone Hebrew Academy (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Aleph Zadik Aleph 3
Allen University 3
Alterman, Jennet Robinson 3
Altman family 3
American Missionary Association 3
B'nai B'rith 3
Banov family 3
Baskervill Ministries (Pawleys Island, S.C.) 3
Benedict College 3
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Bragg, Laura M. (Laura Mary), 1881-1978 3
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Brown, Millicent E. 3
+ ∧ less