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African American women

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Ess Tees Bridge Club records

Identifier: AMN 1154
Abstract The Ess Tees Bridge Club was a recreational card playing social group which was founded by working class African-American women in the 1930’s. It is thought that the Ess Tees was an abbreviation of either ‘School Teachers’ or ‘Society of Teachers’. As the years continued, the Ess Tees managed to bring in new members, meeting on the second Saturday of each month. This collection offers a broad array of materials relating to the Ess Tees Bridge Club, including but not limited to photographs,...
Dates: 1951-2009 ; Majority of material found within 2000-2009

"Fifty-First Boule: Souvenir Journal", 21-27 July 1984

 File — Box 151, Folder: 29
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Contains correspondence, handbooks, financial reports, grant proposals/applications, speech transcripts, event programs, and publications from Whipper's sorority.

Dates: 21-27 July 1984

MOJA Arts Festival: "Standing on the Shoulders of Our Elders", 2008

 File — Box 1, Folder: 14
Identifier: Subseries 1.3
Scope and Contents

Whipper was one of twenty women honorees. Contains correspondence and invitation to event, with newspaper article.

Dates: 2008

Inez Richardson papers

Identifier: AMN 1161
Abstract Inez A. Richardson, born in 1911, was the first licensed Black female barber in South Carolina. This collection concentrates primarily on Inez Richardson, however it also includes documents pertaining to the rest of the Richardson family. The collection documents Richardson’s involvement in the Rose of Sharon Tent, Southern District No. 4, from 1952 to 1984. The Rose of Sharon Tent was one of the Tents of the United Order of Tents, which is the only Christian Black women’s secret society....
Dates: 1951-1990

Speeches: Women's Employment, 1986, and undated

 File — Box 2, Folder: 5
Identifier: Subseries 1.4
Scope and Contents

Includes typed index cards and handwritten drafts: "Helping Women to Realize Their Job Potential," and address given to Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, Gamma Psi Chapter.

Dates: 1986, and undated

Woman's Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina papers

Identifier: AMN 1037
Abstract The Woman's Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina (WBEMC) collection consist mostly of published annual session minutes (many photocopied), event programs, organizational and committee papers documenting the women and youth auxiliaries of the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina (BEMC) from 1888 to 2007. Included are materials from other local, state and national organizations within the Baptist community, such as meeting minutes, event...
Dates: 1867-2007, undated