Category: News & Notes

Avery Sponsor’s Stono Park Elementary Food Justice Garden

The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture is sponsoring the Stono Park Elementary School Food Justice Garden in collaboration with MUSC Urban Farm. This initiative will serve as pilot program for teaching students about growing food, incorporating fresh fruits and vegetables into their diets and the importance of access to healthy foods …

Avery Digital Classroom for May 2021

We are back with a series of great programming for May 2021. Check out the event flyers below. Some events have specific registrations as noted below. Preserving the Black Family on May 12th (registration information found in blog post) Lowcountry Action Committee and Eastside Community Development Corporation, Thursdays in May (blog post) Role of Black …

The Role of Black Women’s Social Clubs in the Political, Social, and Cultural Activism in the South Carolina Lowcountry with Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch on May 19th at 6pm

In 2020, the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture was awarded a a grant to digitize collection items representing Black women’s activism in the SC Lowcountry. This project is supported by the Digital Public Library of America. The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and …

flyer for program preserving the Black family

Celebrating Preservation Month by Preserving the Black Family on May 12, 2021 at 12pm

Description Come learn about how to start your family archives, and how to treasure, preserve, and interpret these records. Download Flyer Registration https://cofc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkdOmorj4jE9FzRvVl0j233AdsABPWafFL

Avery Research Center is not open for tours or walk-in researchers. Researchers must schedule a consultation before making an appointment.

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