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New Lowcountry Digital History Initiative (LDHI) Exhibit on the Morris Street Business District

Explore Charleston history through the lens of the Morris Street Business District. Established just before the Civil War, the neighborhoods around the Morris Street Business District were home to free and enslaved Black people as well as multiple waves of immigrants from Europe and Asia. From 1850 to the present, this exhibit illuminates the complex …

April 22, 2021 at 6pm: Avery Digital Classroom event- She Got Game: Exploring the Disparities in Women’s Basketball

This week in the Avery Digital Classroom we will be hosting an interactive event entitled, She Got Game. She Got Game: Exploring the Disparities in Women’s Basketball is a panel discussion led by women athletes that will dive deeply into past, present, and future concerns in women’s basketball and offer a platform to current players and athletes who feel their voices …

Check out Avery’s Project Archivist and Interpretation Specialist, Erica Veal on National Park Service’s Ranger Chat on Reconstruction

Park Ranger Rich Condon interviews Erica Veal, Project Archivist and Interpretation Specialist at the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture, to talk about the history and legacy of Charleston’s first accredited secondary school for African Americans. View additional NPS Ranger Chats here.

Student Research at the College of Charleston: Olivia Williams

The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture currently has two graduate assistants on staff. Graduate assistants can come from various departments on campus, but during the 2020-2021 academic year we have two history graduate students, Olivia Williams and Joshua Parks, this is their second year working with us. They are both completing …

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