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Reeves van Hettinga papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0210
Abstract Papers of Reeves van Hettinga, French-style chef and trompe l’oeil artist from 1860 to 2018. He spent most of his adult life in New York City before retiring to Charleston, South Carolina. The collection includes biographical materials, art, professional papers and photographs and genealogical materials documenting the van Hettinga and Jones families. There are also materials relating to his brother William, artist and founder of the Charleston newspaper Poor...
Dates: 1860-2018

Various Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: AMN 9000
Abstract This collection consists of various small collections held at the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture. The collection consists of forty-seven small collections that were donated by families, individuals, organizations, and unidentified individuals. Each collection has its own arrangement and description. Topics included in this collection are African American education and schools, African American fire fighters, African American businesspeople, African American...
Dates: 1786-2007, undated

John Vaughan letters to Philip Tidyman

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0142
Abstract

This collection consists of two letters discussing smallpox vaccinations sent from Dr. John Vaughan of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Dr. Philip Tidyman of Charleston, South Carolina. The letters are dated December 11, 1801 and April 7, 1802 and the latter contains a sketch of a water filtration system.

Dates: 1801-1802

Victory Hostess Organization minutes and annual report

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-100
Abstract

Monthly steering committee minutes and annual report of the Victory Hostess Organization established in Charleston, South Carolina, by Nat Shulman of the National Jewish Welfare Board. Minutes and annual report were recorded by Lenora Stine, Secretary and Chairwoman of the Jewish Welfare Board Entertainment Committee. The Victory Hostess Organization (VHO) was established to host dances and entertainment for Jewish GIs in eastern South Carolina during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1944

Gene Waddell stereograph collection of rice and cotton cultivation

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-186
Abstract Collection consists of twelve stereographs of rice and cotton cultivation in South Carolina (including Georgetown, South Carolina); Savannah, Georgia; Louisiana; and Mississippi, compiled by Gene Waddell. A majority of the stereographs were produced by the Keystone View Company but the collection also includes stereographs produced by Underwood & Underwood, the Kilburn Brothers, and American Views. Stereograph images depict African Americans plowing, hoeing and flooding rice fields,...
Dates: 1879, 1904-1905

Judge J. Waties and Elizabeth Waring papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1033
Abstract Julius Waties Waring (1880-1968), a Charleston native and attorney became a Federal Judge in 1942. At the time of his divorce and remarriage in 1945 to Elizabeth A. Hoffman (1895-1966), he began to hand down more liberal decisions, such as equalizing the pay of black and white teachers and outlawing South Carolina's white-only Democratic Primary. He soon ruled that separate but equal was per se inequality. Because he and his wife socialized with African Americans and held...
Dates: approximately 1947-1964

Bernard Warshaw Holocaust atrocity photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-027
Abstract

The collection consists of approximately 70 Holocaust atrocity photographs taken in Dachau concentration camp by Bernard Warshaw, a captain in the U.S. Army. Photographs show bodies of victims on the grounds and outside the crematorium.

Dates: 1942-1945, circa 2000

Washington Light Infantry records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0052
Abstract

The Washington Light Infantry was formed as a body of "citizen soldiers" in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1807 and incorporated in 1824. This collection contains typewritten transcriptions of their records (1820-1936) compiled during a Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) project in 1935 and 1936, and one printed letter.

Dates: 1820-1936

We Are Family (WAF) records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0212
Abstract

Board meeting files, financial records, strategic planning files, correspondence, event files, resource files, and promotional materials documenting the activities of We Are Family (WAF), a North Charleston, South Carolina-based nonprofit organization that provides support, resources, and leadership development opportunities to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex (LGBTQI) and straight ally youth.

Dates: 1992-2015

Weinberg and Moses family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1135
Abstract Photographs, letters, and clippings relating to the Weinberg and Moses families of Manning, South Carolina. The majority of the collection consists of photographs, primarily of the Weinberg family, in particular Flora Moses Weinberg and two of her children, Jacob Albert Weinberg Jr. and Rosalie Virginia Weinberg, and also includes a number of images featuring other members of the extended family. It also contains letters from Andrew Jackson Moses, Perry Moses, and Perry Moses Jr. to various...
Dates: 1838-2013

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Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 157
 
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correspondence 109
clippings (information artifacts) 93
black-and-white photographs 86
Charleston (S.C.) 51
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 48
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photocopies 47
color photographs 44
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities 43
scrapbooks 38
black-and-white negatives 33
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certificates 26
financial records 24
photographs 24
programs (documents) 24
videocassettes 24
DVDs 23
black-and-white slides 23
photograph albums 23
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston 21
letters (correspondence) 21
minutes (administrative records) 21
typescripts 20
memoirs 18
pamphlets 17
Photographs 16
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 15
compact discs 15
articles 14
diaries 14
manuscripts (documents) 14
newsletters 14
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 12
administrative records 12
audiocassettes 12
genealogical tables 12
postcards 12
publications (documents) 12
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 11
ledgers (account books) 11
African American churches 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany 10
obituaries 10
personal correspondence 10
sketches 10
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 9
Charleston (S.C.) -- History 9
Fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 9
Holocaust survivors 9
diplomas 9
magazines (periodicals) 9
notes (documents) 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
South Carolina -- History 8
booklets 8
cashbooks 8
photo CDs 8
poetry 8
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina -- Charleston 7
African American fraternal organizations 7
African American fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 7
Charleston County (S.C.) 7
Church records and registers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 7
Holocaust survivors -- Poland 7
Speeches 7
cabinet photographs 7
daguerreotypes (photographs) 7
files (document groupings) 7
identity cards 7
interviews 7
posters 7
printed ephemera 7
slides (photographs) 7
writings (documents) 7
African American musicians -- South Carolina -- Charleston 6
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Religion 6
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. 6
South Carolina -- History -- 1865- 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Jewish 6
books 6
bylaws (administrative records) 6
color slides 6
floppy disks 6
legal documents 6
manuscripts for publication 6
newspapers 6
periodicals 6
plats (maps) 6
receipts (financial records) 6
research notes 6
sheet music 6
African American universities and colleges 5
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies and clubs 5
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs 5
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs -- History 5
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Hebrew 25
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Avery Normal Institute 33
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 12
United States. Army 12
College of Charleston 10
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 8
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Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) 8
Avery Research Center 7
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 7
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 6
Dachau (Concentration camp) 6
Voorhees College 6
Alliance for Full Acceptance 5
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 5
Charleston Naval Shipyard 5
DeCosta family 5
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 5
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 5
Hirsch, Mordenai Raisin 5
Moses family 5
Waring, Elizabeth 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
Clyburn, James 4
Cohen family 4
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 4
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 4
Medical University of South Carolina 4
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 4
Raisin, Rachel M. 4
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 4
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 4
United States. Works Progress Administration 4
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 4
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 4
Addlestone Hebrew Academy (Charleston, S.C.) 3
African Methodist Episcopal Church 3
Aleph Zadik Aleph 3
Allen University 3
American Missionary Association 3
Baskervill Ministries (Pawleys Island, S.C.) 3
Benedict College 3
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Brown, Millicent E. 3
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 3
Carawan, Guy 3
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 3
Congregation Sinai (Sumter, S.C.) 3
Cornwell, Ruby Pendergrass, 1902-2003 3
DeCosta, Emily, 1923-2011 3
Dock Street Theatre (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Footlight Players (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Harby family 3
Harby, Isaac, 1788-1828 3
Harleston, Edwin Gailliard, 1854-1931 3
Howard University 3
Hunt, Eugene C. 3
Immaculate Conception School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Karesh, Rosalyn Furchgott 3
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 3
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 3
Levy family 3
McClennan-Banks Memorial Hospital (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Mickey family 3
Morris College (Sumter, S.C.) 3
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Moses, Octavia Harby, 1823-1904 3
Moïse, Penina 3
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 3
Rivers, L. Mendel (Lucius Mendel), 1905-1970 3
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 3
South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives 3
St. Mark's Protestant Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Synagogue Emanu-El (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 3
United States. Congress. House 3
United States. Navy 3
We Are Family (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 3
Young, Andrew, 1932- 3
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 2
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 2
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity 2
Alterman, Jennet Robinson 2
Amistad Research Center 2
Anderson, Dorothy Middleton 2
Anderson, Leroy Frederick, Dr., 1916-1989 2
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 2
Atlanta University 2
Banks, Anna DeCosta, 1863-1911 2
Bennett, Isaiah, 1926-2002 2
Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Beth Israel Congregation (Florence, S.C.) 2
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
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