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African American Firemen in Charleston collection

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 9000-0010
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

Robert C. Aldredge Christmas cards

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-002
Collection Overview

The collection consists of cards which Aldredge printed by hand and had professionally printed. Some of the cards have handwritten notes. A couple of the cards mention World War II, but most are simple holiday greetings. The cards cover the period from 1933 to 1945.

Dates: 1933-1945

Saul Alexander papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1030
Collection Overview Collection includes bound account and inventory ledgers, cancelled checks, check registers, correspondence, photograph, ephemera, and electrocardiograph chart. Collection contains business records (1914-1925) from The Saul Alexander Dry Goods Store in Summerville, South Carolina. Eleven bound volumes include an account ledger (1914-1919) organized by name of vendor; six inventory ledgers (1915-1925), each lists type of merchandise, quantity in stock, and price; expense ledger (1922-1924)...
Dates: 1914-1937

Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA) records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0205
Abstract Administrative records, subject files, correspondence, audiovisual materials, and born-digital files documenting the activities of the Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA), a Charleston, South Carolina-based organization that advocates for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people. Materials relate to AFFA’s partnerships with the grant organization the Freeman Foundation, and with LGBTQ organizations including South Carolina Equality Coalition (SCEC), We Are...
Dates: 1998-2019

"Alma Mater for the College of Charleston"

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-038
Collection Overview

A pencil original score showing melody lines with three verses and a chorus. Alma Mater for the College of Charleston written by Edward McCrady, Jr. (Class of 1927). A musical score with three verses and a chorus handwritten in pencil. Possibly written in response to a contest posted in "The College of Charleston Magazine" (Dec. 1934) sponsored by the Cliosophic Literary Society at the College of Charleston.

Dates: 1930s

Alston family coats of arms

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-168
Collection Overview This collection consists of three versions of the Alston family coat of arms. Two smaller crests are attributed to W. Alston of Clifton, S.C. and Charles Alston of Fairfield, S.C. A third coat of arms, belonging to John Ashe Alston, is centered on a larger piece of paper upon which the history of the Alston family coat of arms, written by Alston Deas, is printed in pencil. Next to an illustration of an estoile, Alston Deas notes that this is the correct star to place upon the Alston family...
Dates: undated

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Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 167
 
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correspondence 244
clippings (information artifacts) 182
photographs 127
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photocopies 65
color photographs 59
Charleston (S.C.) 54
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 51
financial records 48
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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
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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
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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
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obituaries 15
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Correspondence 14
receipts (financial records) 14
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 13
Ephemera 13
business records 13
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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
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
negatives (photographs) 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
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Yiddish 23
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College of Charleston 45
Avery Normal Institute 35
Deas, Alston, 1893-1985 29
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) 17
College of Charleston. Library 16
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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
Brown family 5
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 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
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Charleston County School District 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
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