Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
Photographic portrait by Alfred Willis of a young unidentified African-American woman wearing a white dress.
In Fall 1970, Spartanburg County integrated its schools. Avis Dawkins was one of the first black students to graduate from the newly integrated Cowpens High School in Spring 1971. This collection consists of Avis Dawkins's high school diploma which is printed on a wooden plaque.
A newspaper article, an obituary and a program from a recpetion held by Piedmont Community Actions, Inc. honoring Cammie Fludd Clagett.
Two articles from the Spartanburg Herald-Journal on Ferguson's attempt to establish a black-owned bank in Spartanburg and on his death in 2011.
Copies from census records and city directories, along with Goins death certificate. A list of housing through the Spartanburg Housing Authority and one article from the Spartanbrug Herald referring to Goins.
Four articles from the Spartanburg Herald-Journal on about the exhibition of Gray’s work sponsored by New York Life Insurance. Also included is a flyer with information on purchasing prints of Gray’s paintings and two flyers from a 2003 exhibition at Converse College featuring Gray’s works.
The file includes four news articles on Tobias Hartwell from various Spartanburg newspapers, census records, and copies from Spartanburg city directories. It also includes copies from Things Hidden: An Introduction to the History of Blacks in Spartanburg by Dwain Pruitt and Spartanburg: Facts, Reminiscences, Folklore by Vernon Foster.
Three news articles from the Spartanburg Herald-Journal. One of the articles is on Henderson’s death and the other articles are written by Henderson about Carver High School and the city of Spartanburg’s growth.
Poster to elect W. Dewey Tullis to Spartanburg County Board of Commissioners, a predecessor of the Spartanburg County Council. Tullis lost the election to Elizabeth Patterson. Tullis, an Upstate educator and community leader, was inducted into the South Carolina Black Hall of Fame and was a recipient of the Order of the Silver Crescent.