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Workman, William D., Jr. (William Douglas)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1914-1990

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Bill Workman's Testimonial Dinner, Hollings Introduces Workman

 File — Box: 750
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Collection Description Audio and video recordings consist of over 700 video recordings and 800 audio recordings in multiple formats, arranged chronologically within format. Featured prominently across the formats are Hollings campaign ads, senatorial debates, and related campaign interviews and events, most notably footage and commentary from his campaign for the Democratic nomination for U.S. President in 1983-1984. Hollings made numerous media appearances to discuss legislative and campaign...
Dates: 1943-2008

Charles Evans Boineau, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-CEB
Scope and Contents 2.5 ft. of materials, 1934-2003, chiefly 1961-1964, document more fully the emergence of a viable and active Republican Party in South Carolina than they do Boineau’s brief tenure in the South Carolina House of Representatives. The papers are arranged into nine series. In addition to the papers described herein, Mr. Boineau recorded an extensive interview with Modern Political Collections (now SCPC) regarding his education, wartime experiences, and political involvement.Campaign...
Dates: 1934 - 2003

J. Drake Edens, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JDE
Abstract J. Drake Edens is recognized by many as the father of the modern Republican Party in South Carolina. He campaigned for Charles E. Boineau, Jr., William D. Workman, Jr., Barry Goldwater, Albert Watson, and Richard Nixon. He served as chair of the Republican Party of South Carolina, 1963-1965, and Republican National Committeeman for South Carolina, 1965-1972.
Dates: 1943 - 1982

W. D. Workman, State Week, 1 June

 File — Box: 747
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Collection Description Audio and video recordings consist of over 700 video recordings and 800 audio recordings in multiple formats, arranged chronologically within format. Featured prominently across the formats are Hollings campaign ads, senatorial debates, and related campaign interviews and events, most notably footage and commentary from his campaign for the Democratic nomination for U.S. President in 1983-1984. Hollings made numerous media appearances to discuss legislative and campaign...
Dates: 1962 [See Box 750 for more reels from Hollings' days as governor]

W.D. Workman Interview

 Item — Box: 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: Photographs include family photos as well as pictures of Wickenberg as student on the USC campus, actor, soldier, and journalist. Separate files document politics and his trip to Vietnam in 1970. The former includes photos of Sol Blatt, Charlie Boineau, Edgar Brown and Fritz Hollings. Eighteen slides chiefly seem to date from 1952 and include images taken in Korea as well as several family photos.Audio tapes include interviews apparently conducted in updating obituaries of prominent...
Dates: c. 1835-2004

William D. Workman, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-WDW
Abstract William D. Workman, Jr. is best remembered for his pivotal role in the emergence of the Republican Party as a viable alternative to the Democratic Party in South Carolina. In 1962, when the Democrats were the dominant political power in the state, he made a serious bid for the U.S. Senate as a Republican. Although ultimately unsuccessful, Workman received enough votes to signal to others of like mind that a Republican could win a state-wide race. In his career as a journalist, he wrote for...
Dates: 1915 - 1997

William Workman, 1 June

 File — Box: 751
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Collection Description Audio and video recordings consist of over 700 video recordings and 800 audio recordings in multiple formats, arranged chronologically within format. Featured prominently across the formats are Hollings campaign ads, senatorial debates, and related campaign interviews and events, most notably footage and commentary from his campaign for the Democratic nomination for U.S. President in 1983-1984. Hollings made numerous media appearances to discuss legislative and campaign...
Dates: 1962

Workman and Spence Campaigns, 1962

 File — Box: 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: Campaign materials primarily document Boineau’s 1961 election victory and consist largely of congratulatory letters. Two folders combine T.V. scripts and other press related materials for both Boineau’s 1961 contest and the 1962 Workman for Senate race with campaign advertising materials from the Republican National Committee. Of particular note in the campaign series, is the file “Civil Action, Boineau, et al v. Thornton, et al, 1964.” While only few items are found, it provides evidence of...
Dates: 1962

Workman, William D.

 File — Box: 612
Collection Description From the Sub-Series: Campaign for U.S. Senate, 1962 In 1962, fresh from his term as governor, Hollings challenged three-term U.S. Senator Olin D. Johnston in the Democratic primary. Hollings knew he would have to ―out-hustle‖ Johnston to make his case to the voters, as he discusses in Making Government Work. Well before the election in December 1961, South Carolina journalist Charles Wickenberg noted, ―Both Johnston and Hollings act like the election is tomorrow. Both are beating the bushes, talking at...
Dates: 1962 (First Senate campaign -- lost to Olin D. Johnston in the Democratic Primary)

Workman, William D.

 File — Box: 138
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Clippings consist of 15 feet of material (12 cartons), primarily 1958 to 1964. Clippings were kept by Johnston to provide background information on persons, issues, and current events. Most frequently from the Columbia State, Charleston News and Courier, and Greenville Times, clippings include extensive files on agricultural topics, the armed services, civil rights, political campaigns, education, persons, and postal issues. [While working with the clippings, you may notice there are gaps in...
Dates: 1914 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1965