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Eastside Collection: VIPs of Eastside

A Libguide to help people understand and appreciate the history and importance of the Eastside Community in Charleston, SC

Local Figures

Henry Laurens - Founder of Eastside

Josiah Smith Tennent

Henry Bischoff

St. Julian Devine

Henry Faber

Joseph Faber

Joshua John Ward

Christopher Belser

Jennie Bischoff

Mary Ramsay Tennent

Carsten Wulbern

Albert Alston

Charles A. Brown

Robert Hannibal

Joseph Watson

National Figures

Archibald Grimke

Sarah Grimke

Angelina Grimke

Phillip Simmons

Denmark Vesey

David Hammons

Booker T. Washington

Sister Maigread Conway

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TTC Resources are available for  TTC students. Some items may be requested through PASCAL at other academic institutions in South Carolina.