South Carolina Educational Television Network
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Scope and Contents Upon the death of Charlestonian A.J. Clement, Jr. (1908-1986), the city's mayor, Joseph P. Riley, Jr., cited him as a pioneer among black business leaders "during a time of changing attitudes of the white race toward race relations." Riley credited Clement with helping to hasten "this positive change which improved our community." Further declaring that the city had lost one of its most dedicated citizens, the mayor alluded to Clement's many and diverse commitments—"There were no community...
Dates: 1926 - 1986
File — Box: 5
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Gubernatorial papers include administrative materials, such as staff information and schedules, as well as an extensive Topical subseries. Among the Topical materials are papers regarding the development of and advocacy for the EIA. One notable letter from Riley, following the hard-fought passage of the EIA, thanks state Senator Thomas E. Smith, Jr. for a symbolic gift: “Of the many kind expressions of friendship that I have received over the years, none will exceed the joy to Tunky and myself...