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Guta Blas Weintraub papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-019
Abstract Images and newspaper clippings of Guta Blas Weintraub, a Jewish resident of Łódź, Poland, who survived the Holocaust and immigrated to the United States after World War II, settling in Charleston, South Carolina. Pre-war images show members of the Blas and Weintraub families in Łódź and Bodzentyn, Poland. Wartime images show Leon Weintraub in a work camp in Starachowice, Poland, and Guta Blas in Sweden after her rescue. Post-war images show the Weintraubs in the Bergen-Belsen displaced...
Dates: circa 1922-2008

West Point Rice Mill Company records

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Identifier: Mss 0051
Abstract Collection consists of the records of the West Point Rice Mill Company, Charleston, South Carolina, from 1885 to 1925. Records include correspondence and legal documents concerning transfers of stock related to estates and to the decrease of capital stock, a letterpress copybook containing letters primarily concerning the accounts of individuals and corporations, daybooks, ledgers, and cashbooks. Also included are checks, check stubs, canceled checks for dividends and liquidation, and...
Dates: 1885-1925

Benjamin James Whipper, Sr., papers

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Identifier: AMN 1147
Abstract Benjamin James Whipper, Sr., (1912-1998), a minister, religious leader, educator, and civic activist. A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Reverend Whipper pastored two churches, Charity Baptist (1949), and Saint Matthew Baptist (1940). Whipper was the Moderator of the Charleston County Baptist Association; the treasurer with the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina; and the Assistant Secretary on the Executive Board of the National Baptist Convention, USA,...
Dates: approximately 1865-2008, undated

Lucille Simmons Whipper papers

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Identifier: AMN 1146
Abstract Lucille Simmons Whipper (1928-2021), an educator, guidance counselor, academic administrator, community, and religious leader and the first African-American woman to serve as an State of South Carolina House of Representatives in Charleston's District 109 (1986-1996). She exercised her activism with her graduating class at Avery Institute in their attempts to desegregate the College of Charleston in 1944. Decades later, Whipper was instrumental in working with the State of South Carolina and...
Dates: 1900-2016, undated

Beulah White papers

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Identifier: AMN 1099
Abstract

Beulah White is an African American woman from Georgetown, South Carolina. She worked as the executive director of Baskervill Ministries, a local organization that brought arts and education to its community in Pawleys Islands, South Carolina.



Dates: 1989-1995

Edwina Harleston Whitlock papers

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Identifier: AMN 1120
Abstract Edwina Augusta Harleston Whitlock was born Gussie Louise Harleston on September 28, 1916 in Charleston, South Carolina to Robert Othello Harleston and his wife, Marie Isabelle Forrest. She was raised by her uncle, Edwin Augustus Teddy Harleston and his wife Elise Forrest after it was discovered that Whitlock's parents had tuberculosis. Whitlock attended the Avery Normal Institute in Charleston, South Carolina and Talladega College in Talladega, Alabama, where she...
Dates: 1918-2006

G. Theodore Wichmann papers

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Identifier: Mss 0075
Abstract

Theodore Wichmann (1886-1966) founded the Charleston Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra and taught music lessons in Charleston, South Carolina. This collection includes Wichmann's writings on Mozart, Bizet, Rossini, Beethoven, and Ambroise Thomas, printed programs, and business and personal correspondence for the Orchestra and Wichmann's school music lessons.

Dates: 1904-1966

Tola Wilner Widawski photographs

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Identifier: Mss 1065-020
Abstract

Slides, negatives, and digital images of Tola Wilner Widawski, a Jew from Łódź, Poland, who survived the Holocaust. Pre-and post-World War II images show Wilner with friends and family, including her husband, Michislaw Widawski, and their children. Also included are images of the Polish exit permits the family used to leave Poland for Israel in 1957.

Dates: 1905-1957

Wilkinson and Keith family papers

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Identifier: Mss 0111
Abstract

The Wilkinson and Keith family papers consist of correspondence and other documents among the Wilkinson, Keith, Siegling, Haskell, and Marshall families and their friends dating from 1785 to 1920. The bulk of the correspondence dates from 1820 to 1890, a large portion of which chronicles Willis Keith's experiences as a Confederate soldier in 1862-1863.

Dates: 1785-1920; Majority of material found within 1820-1890

Williams family papers

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Identifier: Mss 1017
Abstract The majority of the collection consists of materials related to two memoirs written by Arthur V. Williams, Tales of Charleston 1930s, describing his childhood growing up in Charleston in the 1930s, and Tales of Clemson 1936-1940, on his four years at Clemson University prior to World War II. The collection also contains photographs of the Williams family of Charleston, South Carolina, primarily featuring Arthur V. Williams...
Dates: 1882-2004; Majority of material found within 1936-2004

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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 46
color photographs 44
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities 43
scrapbooks 38
black-and-white negatives 33
digital images 28
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
newsletters 14
manuscripts (documents) 13
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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