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Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1015
Abstract Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church, an African-American church, formed after the Civil War with the withdrawal of African-American members from Trinity United Methodist Church. In 1866, the congregation purchased its current building at 60 Wentworth Street, Charleston, South Carolina.The records in this collection cover the beginning of Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church (1866-1978). The collection is divided into two series: Member Records and Financial Records. Member...
Dates: 1857-1994; Majority of material found within 1866-1969

Central Baptist Church records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1034
Abstract

The Central Baptist Church, established in 1891, and is located in downtown Charleston on Radcliffe Street. Contains copies of pages from the Church Record Books: Book 1, 1891-1899, and Book 2, 1891-1916.

Dates: approximately 1891-1916

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

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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 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 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

 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 The Charleston Free Library Rosenwald Fund collection contains...
Dates: 1930-1945

Margaretta P. Childs African American church records project

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1013
Abstract Margaretta Pringle Childs (1912-2000) worked as an archivist at the College of Charleston, was head archivist for the City of Charleston, and a field archivist for the South Carolina Historical Society. In addition to her archival work, Childs was a member of the Charleston Interracial Committee and a Civil Rights activist. The materials in this collection form the working files of Margretta P. Childs's attempted project to collect and house the records of Charleston's Black churches at the...
Dates: 1849-1985

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correspondence 109
clippings (information artifacts) 93
black-and-white photographs 86
Charleston (S.C.) 51
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photocopies 46
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities 43
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black-and-white negatives 33
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certificates 26
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programs (documents) 24
videocassettes 24
DVDs 23
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black-and-white slides 22
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
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany 10
obituaries 10
personal correspondence 10
sketches 10
African American churches 9
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
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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 -- Societies and clubs 5
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs -- History 5
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Avery Normal Institute 32
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
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
Charleston County School District 4
Charleston Naval Shipyard 4
Clyburn, James 4
Cohen family 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
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
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 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
Dock Street Theatre (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 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
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 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
Black Panther Party 2
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