African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture papers
Identifier: AMN 1104
Abstract The Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture was founded in 1978 by a group of Avery alumnae and other interested persons in the Charleston, South Carolina, area. Its mission was to rescue the Avery Normal School buildings and to develop an archive and museum for preserving African American history and culture of the South Carlina Lowcountry. Working with the College of Charleston, the property on Bull Street was acquired and, in 1985, the Avery Research Center for African...
Avery photograph collection
Identifier: AMN 1112
Dates: approximately 1890s-2012
Isabelle Smalls Griffin papers
This collection contains transcripts of speeches, programs and other memorabilia from Avery Normal Institute (1940s) and Baptist Hill High School (1960-1985).
Dates: approximately 1945-1985
South Carolina Rosenwald Schools
Identifier: AMN 1152
Abstract The Rosenwald Schools Initiative was founded by Tuskegee Institute founder, Booker T. Washington and Sears and Roebuck Co. president, Julius Rosenwald in 1912. Washington saw the need to build schools for African Americans, particularly in rural areas across the South and Rosenwald was looking for a charitable opportunity to support and expressed interest in the plight of the Black community. Although Washington passed away in late 1915, the Rosenwald Fund went on to support the creation of...
Dates: 1912-2005; undated