Septima Poinsette Clark Scrapbook, 1919-1983
1. Page 042b Western Union Telefax from Reverend T.Y. Rogers, Jr. to Septima Clark re: Francis Marion Hotel retirement dinner honoring Clark. 2. Page 042a Western Union Telefax from Coretta Scott King to Septima Clark re: Francis Marion Hotel retirement dinner honoring Clark. King praises Clark's life work, from citizenship classes on John's Island, to her leadership of the Highlander School and the Citizenship Education Program and her contributions to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. 3. Page 014a Utility Club's Award, New York City, 1960." Invitation to luncheon where Clark was named "Woman of the Year. 4. Page 012 Typescript copy of statement by Dr. Martin Luther King about Septima Clark and her autobiography, Echo in My Soul. Photo below of Clark with unidentified man and Sophie Heltai. 5. Page 063 Typed transcript of foreword by Harry Golden for Mrs. Septima Clark's autobiography, Echo in My Soul (page 2 of 2). 6. Page 062 Typed transcript of foreword by Harry Golden for Mrs. Septima Clark's autobiography, Echo in My Soul (page 1 of 2). 7. Page 065 Typed introduction of speaking engagement by Septima Clark for Howard University's Department of Afro-American Studies (1975). 8. Page 144 Trident Forum for the Handicapped, Charleston, SC. General letter from Chairman Harriet McBryde Johnson, asking help to preserve the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, P.L. 94-142. 9. Page 121 Ticket/Donation Form from The Modjeska Simkins Endowment Fund of the Human Endeavor, Columbia, SC, for banquet and awards ceremony honoring Lugenia Hammond, Septima Clark. 10. Page 129 The Occasion: Martin Luther King Jr. by Septima Clark, unedited version. 11. Page 135 The News and Courier, Charleston, SC "How to get straight A's" by Michael Novak (philosopher, university professor, writer) about Gordon W. Green, Jr.'s book Getting Straight A's. 12. Page 084 Thank you letter from state of SC Office of Rural Development for Clark's participation in education session. 13. Page 029a Thank you card front 14. Page 091a Telegram notifying Clark of her selection for a Living Legacy Award from the National Caucus for Black Aged, presented by the President. 15. Page 080b Telegram from SCLC President Ralph Abernathy and his wife expressing regret to Septima Clark for not being able to attend an event. 16. Page 090b Table card, presumably for South Carolina Governor Richard Riley's inaugural gala. 17. Page 104c Supportive telegram from Charleston County Education Association, same year Septima Clark was forced to leave her Charleston, SC teaching job due to membership in NAACP. 18. Page 038 Southern Christian Leadership Conference convention, Indianapolis, Indiana, July 1974 (1973?). Clark received a plaque for Community Service. (L to R): Rev. Ralph David Abernathy of Atlanta, GA; Septima P. Clark; Mrs. Carr of Montgomery, AL. 19. Page 118 Southeastern Association of Area Agencies on Aging (SE4A) publication about the members. 20. Page 131
South Carolina State Department of Education: Adult Basic Education Reading Campaign - Certificate of Recognition to "Dr. Septima Clark" signed by Charlie G. Williams, state superintendent of education.