James Island (S.C.) -- History -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Mamie E. Garvin Fields papers
Identifier: AMN 1023
Abstract Mamie Elizabeth Garvin Fields (1888-1987) was an African-American educator, civic and religious activist born in Charleston, South Carolina. Fields was an influential leader in the South Carolina African-American women's club movement. A culmination of Fields' life is detailed in her memoir, Lemon Swamp and Other Places, co-written with her granddaughter, Karen Fields.The majority of the collection details Fields' involvement with the National...
Dates: 1894-1987; Majority of material found within 1945-1985
Herb Frazier papers
Identifier: AMN 1088
Abstract Herb Frazier, an African American journalist based in the Lowcountry, has reported and edited for various newspapers in South Carolina and elsewhere since 1972. Frazier has been active in professional journalism associations and in education initiatives for minority journalism.The collection includes materials related to the personal and professional life of Herb Frazier. A small portion of the collection contains biographical, educational, and other personal information. The...
McNeil and Richardson family papers
Abstract The McNeil and Richardson families crossed paths and were united with the marriage of Jane McNeil and Toby Richardson in the latter portion of the nineteenth century. This collection documents both the McNeil and Richardson families. The bulk of the documents in this collection are legal notes regarding land ownership and acquisitions as well as legal will claims. There also are multiple booklets of family reunions of both the McNeil and Richardson families, which list their known...
Dates: 1904-2005, and undated; Majority of material found within 1930-1990
Seashore Farmers' Lodge 767 collection
Identifier: AMN 1150
Abstract The Seashore Farmers’ Lodge No. 767 was founded in 1905 by residents of the Sol Legare community of James Island. The building, which housed the Lodge and became the center of member and community activities, was constructed in 1915. The Lodge was created as a mutual benefit and fraternal society, which served as a safety net and provided many necessary services for members and area residents. Edward Wilder, Jr. served as the Lodge’s first President.The Seashore Farmers’ Lodge...
Dates: 1906-2018, undated; Majority of material found within 2006-2011
Thomas T. Carr III papers
Abstract Thomas T. Carr, III is named after Thomas T. Carr, Sr., who was the last mayor of Maryville, SC prior to its dissolution in 1936. Carr III attended Immaculate Conception High School, South Carolina State College, served in the Korean War, and spent much of his professional career as a civilian employee at the Charleston Naval Shipyard. This collection showcases the various documents through much of Carr’s professional and community-oriented life. Those documents include general orders,...
Dates: 1947-2009; Majority of material found within 1960-1990