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Congratulations to Ms. Georgette Mayo, Avery’s Processing Archivist

Beginning in March 2021, Ms. Georgette Mayo, Avery Research Center’s Processing Archivist, will join a cohort of librarians and conservators in training on South Carolina emergency preparedness. These workshops are through the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC). Mayo is one of the individuals that will be representing the Lowcountry and Pee Dee South Carolina region.  The workshops …

We Celebrate Year Round, a Black History Month Virtual Program (February 26, 2021 at 12 p.m.)

Join the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture for its newest virtual programming: We Celebrate Year Round Virtual Black History Program.  It is an interactive, thought-provoking and inspiring virtual Black history program created to spark meaningful conversation and engage students grades K-12, while reiterating the importance of Black influence on the world. Produced by Eye …

New Lowcountry Digital History Initiative (LDHI) Exhibition on Black Women

Hidden Voices: Enslaved Women in the Lowcountry and U.S. South explores the history of Black women in the American South from the Antebellum era to the Reconstruction era. Focusing on the experiences of enslaved women in the South Carolina and Georgia Lowcountry in both rural and urban contexts, the exhibit examines African American women’s labor, …