Category: News & Notes

Lowcountry Action Committee Co-Sponsors May Program Series #HandsOffEastSide

We at the Avery Research Center are always seeking ways to help our community and we are proud to partner with the Lowcountry Action Committee and the Eastside Community Development Center on their efforts to highlight the Eastside Charleston community. See below for a recent press release by the Lowcountry Action Committee on this partnership …

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.

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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