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Elizabeth Harden Gilmore


Aug 11, 1910

Elizabeth Harden Gilmore was born in Charleston

1947

Harden-Harden Funeral Home operated on Charleston’s East End

Other events that happened on or around 1947

1949

Elizabeth Harden married Virgil Gilmore, a future two-term Charleston city councilman

Other events that happened on or around 1949

1958

Elizabeth Gilmore helped organize the Charleston chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)

Other events that happened on or around 1958

May 03, 1960

The Diamond Department Store integrated its lunch counter as a result of CORE boycotts and demonstrations

Other events that happened on or around May 03, 1960

Apr 08, 1986

Elizabeth Harden Gilmore died in Charleston


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