Turnipseed, Tom (George Thomas Turnipseed), 1936-2020
- Existence: August 27, 1936 - March 6, 2020
South Carolina State Senator (D-Richland), 1976-1980. Attorney, civil rights and enviromental activist, radio host.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Description of Materials The Henry Eichel Papers consist of four linear feet split into three series: Persons, Topics, and Photographs.The Persons and Topics series consist of newspaper clippings and notes from stories Eichel planned on writing. The Photographs series consists of mainly headshots of many South Carolinians in the news in the 1970s. Many of the photos have percentages written on the back as...
Dates: 1958 - 2003
Scope and Contents The collection series include Public, Personal, Clippings, Vertical File Materials, and Audiovisual totaling 8 linear feet. Public papers document Turnipseed’s term in the State Senate, 1976 to 1980. The General folder includes correspondence from constituents and from other legislators. There are extensive materials related to “The People Are Coming” rally, April 17, 1977, at the South Carolina State House. The rally took place to call for reform of the...
File — Box: 24
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The Topical subseries, the largest in the Personal series, documents Culbertson’s many interests and activities. There are extensive Persons files, containing much of his correspondence with well-known figures such as Thurgood Marshall and Eleanor Roosevelt, and others whom he counted among his friends, including Judge J. Waties Waring, Modjeska Simkins, Olin Johnston, and Hubert Humphrey. Culbertson’s relationship with Judge and Mrs. Waring seems to have begun when, in response to the...
Dates: circa 1886 - 2012
Sub-Series — Box: 12
Scope and Contents From the Series: The illustrator was a gifted observer of the tenures of governors such as Robert McNair, John West, James B. Edwards, Richard Riley, and Carroll Campbell. Events in the careers of important political figures such as Senators Strom Thurmond and Ernest Hollings, Gen. William Westmoreland, Marion Gressette, Solomon Blatt, and Rembert Dennis are highlighted.Prominent black politicians such as Jesse Jackson and I. DeQuincey Newman also appear in the collection. The cartoons...
Dates: 1967 - 2009