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African Americans -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) -- Social life and customs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Hebron St. Francis Center-Johns Island, South Carolina

Identifier: AMN 1172
Abstract In 1979, Sisters Bernadine Jax and Irene Kelly of Rochester, Minnesota were invited through the Catholic Diocese of Charleston to serve the Church on Johns Island and to develop a place and presence where community people could gather. For the following three years (1979-1982), the nuns lived on Johns Island visiting islanders and searching for a location to establish a community center. In May 1982, Sisters Jax and Kelly attended an Ecumentical Ministerial Meeting at Holy...
Dates: 1970, 1982-2011, and undated; Majority of material found in 1983-1988

William "Bill" Saunders papers

Identifier: AMN 1100
Abstract William (Bill) Saunders, was an organizer and lead negotiator of the Charleston Hospital Stike of 1969. In 1970, Saunders established the Committee on Better Racial Assurance (COBRA) to address race-related community problems and provide assistance to community members in need. He also operated the AM radio station WPAL from 1972-1998. This collection includes materials relating to the personal and professional life of Saunders. A very small portion of the papers contains...
Dates: approximately 1950-2004