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Civic leaders -- South Carolina -- Charleston

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

J. Arthur Brown papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1074
Abstract J. Arthur Brown was born in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1914. After graduating from the Avery Institute in 1932, he continued his education at South Carolina State College in Orangeburg, SC, graduating in 1937. While at SCSC, Brown met his future wife MaeDe Esperanza Myers (1918-2012), marrying in 1940. The couple had three daughters: MaeDe Joenelle Gordon, Minerva King, and Dr. Millicent Brown; and one son, Myles Gregory Brown. He fathered a second son, Albert Wayne Gourdine, who was...
Dates: 1937-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1988

Charleston Youth Leadership Council, Incorporated, 2003

 File — Box 161, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Contains a variety of event programs, correspondence, meeting minutes, reports and grant proposals. Organized alphabetically.

Dates: 2003

H. A. DeCosta, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1084
Abstract Herbert A. DeCosta, Jr. (1923-2008) was a renowned African American architect and contractor based in Charleston, South Carolina. While he served as president of the H. A. DeCosta Company, the company worked on the construction and renovations of numerous churches, apartment complexes, schools, and residences, including some of the most architecturally significant houses in Charleston. The DeCosta Company also did much of the renovation and preservation work for Historic Charleston...
Dates: 1854-2009

John Tecklenburg (Charleston Mayor), 2015

 File — Box 182, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Also contains various national politicians, listed alphabetically.

Dates: 2015

McKinley Washington, Jr. (Senator), 1989 - 2012

 File — Box 182, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

Contains newspaper articles and event programs. (NOTE: File is missing; please refer to Avery's vertical file of Washington, Jr.)

Dates: 1989 - 2012

William "Bill" Saunders papers

 Collection
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