Louise Miller Cohen Honored By Being Included In The 2018 South Carolina African American History Calendar
We are proud to announce that Louise Miller Cohen and 11 other notable South Carolina citizens were honored by being featured in the 2018 South Carolina African American History Calendar.
The 12 honorees were:
* J. Arthur Brown - Civil Rights Statesman and Community Activist
* Maude E. Callen - Nurse-Midwife and Volunteer
* Louise Miller Cohen - Historian and Preservationist
* Mabel James Dickey - Historic Preservationist and Social Worker
* Percival Everett - Novelist, Painter and Educator
* James L. Felder - Activist, Legislator and Educator
* Nathaniel J. Frederick - Attorney and Activist
* Burnett W. Gallman, Jr. - Physician and Community Leader
* Richard T. Greener - Professor and Attorney
* Barbara Williams Jenkins - Historian and Preservationist
* James L. Moore III - Educator and Counselor
* Elaine Nichols - Historian and Curator
We are pleased to announce that on April 7, 2017, Louise Cohen of The Gullah Museum of Hilton Head Island will receive "The 2017 Community Service Award" from the National Civil Rights Library.
The award will be given at their 30th Anniversary MLK Dinner in Chicago, Illinois. The venue will be the Charles A. Hayes Center, 4859 South Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL, 7:00pm. They encourage Hilton Head residents to travel to Chicago to support Ms. Cohen as she receives this honor.