African Americans -- Politics and government -- South Carolina
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AMN 1166
Abstract Marjorie Amos-Frazier (1926-2010) was a Civil Rights activist and politician in Charleston, South Carolina. She was the first woman elected to serve on the Charleston County Council in 1974. Six years later Amos-Frazier became the first non-legislator, woman and African-American to serve on the South Carolina Public Service Commission (1980-1993). Amos-Frazier's papers holds biographical, professional and political career, organizational and religious affiliation documents and photographs,...
Dates: 1970s-2010, and undated
Identifier: AMN 1061
Abstract In 1974, Jack Bass and Walter De Vries interviewed prominent South Carolina public figures. These interviews, among others, were used for their book, The Transformation of Southern Politics: Social Change and Political Consequence since 1945. The papers consist of eight interview transcripts conducted by Jack Bass and Walter De in 1974 Vries with prominent South Carolina public figures. The overarching theme of the interviews is race relations and the effect...
Identifier: AMN 1004
Abstract Esau Jenkins (1910-1972) was born and raised on Johns Island, South Carolina. With very little formal education, he became a businessman and civil rights leader.The collection contains biographical papers, correspondence, writings, and information about his affliations, including the Progressive Club, Citizen's Committee of Charleston, Community Organization Credit Union, Political Action Committee of Charleston County, Political Awareness League of Charleston County, and the...