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Free Black people

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

"Chart: Members and Applicants to the Friendly Moralist Society", 1841 - 1856

 File — Box 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

From "Free Black Benevolence in Antebellum Charleston;" photocopied transcripts. Includes "names, residence, religious and social affiliations, relations, slaves (enslaved if held in Charleston County only), real estate, taxable value of property/taxes, and notes." Pages 312-345.

Dates: 1841 - 1856

Holloway family scrapbook

Identifier: AMN 1065
Abstract James Harrison Holloway, compiler of the family scrapbook, collected materials in the early twentieth century to preserve a record of his family’s legacy as free prominent African Americans in Charleston, South Carolina, from their arrival in the late eighteenth century. In the wake of Reconstruction and the dawn of Jim Crow, Holloway, whose vocations ranged between preacher, postmaster, and harness maker, sought to assert his family's legacy against the economic, social, and political...
Dates: 1776-1977, undated