WIS-TV news collection
This collection contains outtake footage shot by the news crews of Columbia, South Carolina's NBC affiliate from 1959 to 1980. It includes 16mm color and black and white films, both sound and silent, documenting people, events, and the political and cultural history of South Carolina. The collection also contains teleprompter scripts for broadcasts dating from 1963-1979.
- WIS-TV (Firm) (Creator, Organization)
This collection is partially processed. Portions may be viewed online in the Local Television Newsfilm digital collection. the remainder may be accessed upon request.
For more, contact curator Amy Meaney at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Copyright and Use
Copyright University of South Carolina. All rights reserved.
1,000,000 feet of film
83 boxes (Records cartons containing teleprompter scripts.)
572 Linear Feet (Includes WIS and Carolina Magazine films, as well as WIS paper records (scripts and card catalog).)
Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC). 707 Catawba St. Columbia, SC 29208.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Cosmos Broadcasting Corporation on December 12, 1984. The donation also included 16mm materials from two WIS news magazine programs: "Awareness" and "Carolina Magazine."
- African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
- African Americans -- Education -- Southern States.
- Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
- Civil rights.
- Columbia (S.C.)
- Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993
- Hollings, Ernest F. (Ernest Frederick), 1922-2019
- Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
- King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
- McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012
- McNair, Robert E. (Robert Evander), 1923-2007
- Motion picture journalism.
- Russell, Donald Stuart, 1906-1998
- Segregation in education -- United States.
- South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1951-
- Television news.
- Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003
- University of South Carolina
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Part of the Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC) Repository
707 Catawba Street
Columbia SC 29208
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