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John Marion Lofton papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-11490
Scope and Content Note The papers of John Marion Lofton, Jr. (1919-1990), span the years 1909 through 1990 although the bulk of the collection falls between 1940 and 1980. Included in the papers are correspondence, writings, press releases, bulletins, news clippings, and newsletters. Units of material in the collection reveal Lofton's involvement in the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Unitarian Church, political events during the tumultuous years of racial integration and Vietnam War protests, and such...
Dates: 1909 - 1990

John Roy Harper II papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-14uuu
Scope and Contents Series:I. Personal papersII. Family papersIII. Topical filesIV. Audio-Visual materialsV. Ephemera and RealiaVII. OversizeVIII. LibraryPersonal papers include Harper’s political campaigns, correspondence with his family, friends, and acquaintances, greeting cards, invitations and programs for funerals, commencement ceremonies, and weddings, his education at Mather Academy, Fisk University, Harvard...
Dates: 1870-2003; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2003

Marian Bruce Logan collection of Civil Rights activism

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Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2017-6
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of the personal papers and effects of civil rights activist and cabaret singer Marian Bruce Logan (1920-1993). Marian Bruce was a cabaret singer who performed in clubs in New York City, Paris, and London in the 1940s and 1950s. She later retired from the stage and married Dr. Arthur Logan. With whom she had a son, Warren Arthur “Chip” Logan, who was baptized by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. After retiring from singing, Marian Bruce Logan began working on several...
Dates: 1945-1989; Majority of material found within 1960-1980

Robert E. McNair Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-REM
Abstract Robert Evander McNair represented Allendale County in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1951 until his election as Lieutenant Governor in 1962. He served under Governor Donald Russell until 1965, when the death of U.S. Senator Olin Johnston left a vacancy in South Carolina's congressional delegation. McNair succeeded Russell as governor and appointed Russell to serve in the senate until such time as a special election could be held. McNair was elected to a full term as...
Dates: 1953 - 2010

Martha Monteith Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-MEM
Overview Martha Cunningham Monteith was the first trained speech therapist employed by the South Carolina public school system, establishing the inaugural program at Richland County District 1 in 1949. She worked to secure state funding for speech and hearing services throughout SC public schools. While teaching at South Carolina State University (c. 1954-1962), she helped estabish its department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, and in 1966 helped launch a Speech Pathology and Audiology graduate...
Dates: 1938 - 2019

Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-IDN
Abstract DeQuincey Newman was a Methodist pastor, civil rights activist, and entrepreneur. A leading figure in the Civil Rights movement in South Carolina, he helped organize the Orangeburg branch of the NAACP in 1943, helped found the Progressive Democratic Party, and served the South Carolina NAACP as state field director from 1960 to 1969. From 1972 to 1974, he served as executive assistant to the Director of the S.C. Department of Social Services. From 1974 to 1981, he was Director of the...
Dates: 1929 - 2003

Modjeska Monteith Simkins Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-MMS
Abstract A Columbia civil rights activist, Simkins served as the South Carolina State Secretary for the NAACP, 1941-1957. She also had leadership roles in the renovation of Good Samaritan-Waverly Hospital and the Richland County Citizens Committee. Simkins was a founder, in 1921, of the Victory Savings Bank of Columbia. Now called South Carolina Community Bank, it survives as one of the oldest African-American owned banks in the country. As a voice of African-American leadership in the South, Simkins...
Dates: 1909 - 1992

WBTW-TV news collection

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Identifier: COD0000004-ACC 1996-0001
Scope and Contents

This collection contains outtake footage shot by the news crews of Florence, South Carolina's CBS affiliate from 1958 to 1977. Contains 16mm color silent and sound film, documenting people and events around the state of South Carolina.

Dates: 1958-1977

John Carl West Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JCW
Abstract John West served his state and nation well as a soldier during World War II, as a member of the South Carolina Senate, 1955 to 1966, as Lieutenant Governor, 1967 to 1971, as Governor, 1971 to 1975, and as United States Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1977 to 1981. Returning from Saudi Arabia, West practiced law, lectured on government and the Middle East at the University of South Carolina, served as Chairman of the Board of the Seibels Bruce Insurance Company, and engaged in a number of...
Dates: c. 1840s, c. 1857, 1905, 1924, 1938-2004

Charles H. Wickenberg, Jr. and Family Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-CHW
Abstract Charles H. Wickenberg, Jr. enjoyed a distinguished forty-year career as a journalist, chiefly with The State newspaper in Columbia, S.C. He served in the Marine Corps in both World War II and the Korean War, and subsequently as Gov. George Bell Timmerman's Executive Secretary from 1955 to 1958. In 1970, Wickenberg and 59 other journalists accompanied H. Ross Perot to Vietnam in his effort to negotiate for the release of American POWs. The collection also contains papers concerning the...
Dates: c. 1835-2004

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Subject
South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1951- 11
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States. 10
Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century. 10
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century. 6
Civil rights. 6
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African Americans -- South Carolina. 5
South Carolina -- Race relations. 4
African American universities and colleges. 3
African Americans -- Education -- Southern States. 3
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century. 3
Legislators -- United States. 3
Orangeburg Massacre, Orangeburg, S.C., 1968. 3
African Americans -- Suffrage. 2
Civil rights -- United States. 2
Columbia (S.C.) -- Social life and customs. 2
Elections -- United States -- History. 2
Labor unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century. 2
Liquor laws -- United States. 2
Motion picture journalism. 2
Politicians -- United States. 2
School integration -- United States. 2
Segregation in education -- United States. 2
Television news. 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 2
Voter registration -- United States. 2
Affirmative action programs. 1
African American Presbyterians -- South Carolina. 1
African American clergy. 1
African American lawyers. 1
African American librarians -- South Carolina. 1
African American neighborhoods -- South Carolina -- Columbia -- History -- 20th century. 1
African American politicians -- South Carolina -- Archives. 1
African American singers. 1
African American women -- 20th century. 1
Agriculture -- South Carolina. 1
Agriculture -- Southern States. 1
Alabama -- Description and travel. 1
Alcohol -- Law and legislation. 1
Alcoholic beverage industry -- United States. 1
Atlanta (Ga). 1
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Aerial views. 1
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 1
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Economic conditions. 1
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Ethnic relations. 1
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Archives. 1
Authors, American -- Southern States. 1
Baptists -- South Carolina -- Greenville. 1
Baptists -- South Carolina -- Sermons. 1
Church and social problems. 1
Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History -- 20th century. 1
Civil rights -- Religious aspects 1
College students -- Political activity -- United States. 1
Columbia (S.C.) 1
Columbia (S.C.) -- Social conditions. 1
Community life -- South Carolina -- History -- Anecdotes. 1
Education -- South Carolina. 1
Elections -- Southern states. 1
Equal rights amendments -- United States. 1
Equal rights amendments. 1
Freedom of the press. 1
Governors -- South Carolina. 1
High schools -- United States. 1
Human rights advocacy. 1
Industrialization. 1
Interdenominational cooperation. 1
Jewish authors. 1
Journalism -- United States. 1
Journalism. 1
Journalists -- United States -- Biography. 1
Journalists -- United States. 1
Judge advocates. 1
Korean War, 1950-1953. 1
Labor unions. 1
Lawyers -- United States. 1
Local elections. 1
Lynching. 1
Magazine format television programs. 1
Mass media and public opinion. 1
Methodist Church -- United States -- History. 1
Methodists -- United States. 1
Oral history. 1
Photographs. 1
Political campaigns -- United States. 1
Political participation -- United States. 1
Prisoners -- Legal status, laws, etc -- United States. 1
Public libraries -- United States. 1
Public schools -- United States. 1
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Christianity. 1
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
Race relations. 1
Right to work. 1
School librarians. 1
School libraries. 1
Segregation -- Religious aspects. 1
Sermons, American. 1
South Carolina -- Biography. 1
South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 1
South Carolina -- Politics and government. 1
Southern States -- Race relations. 1
Speech therapists. 1
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Names
McNair, Robert E. (Robert Evander), 1923-2007 5
West, John Carl, 1922-2004 5
Simkins, Modjeska Monteith, 1899-1992 4
Culbertson, John Bolt, 1908-1983 3
Allen University 2
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Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972 2
Cosmos Broadcasting Corporation 2
Hollings, Ernest F. (Ernest Frederick), 1922-2019 2
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 2
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 2
McCray, John Henry, 1910-1987 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 2
African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
Ashmore, Robert T. (Robert Thomas), 1904-1989 1
Ashmore, Willie Vance Linthicum 1
Bannerman, Charles 1
Bass, Jack (1934) 1
Benedict College 1
Betts, Alfred D. 1
Black on Nation 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Bolden family 1
Bolden, Charles, 1946- 1
Bolden, Ethel Evangeline Martin 1
Calvert, Melvin, Reverend 1
Campbell, John T. 1
Cannon, Ralph A. 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Chandler, Cecil 1
Christian Action Council (Columbia, S.C.) 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
College of Charleston 1
Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993 1
Democratic Party (S.C.) 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Dennis, Rembert C. (Rembert Coney) 1
Dent, Harry S. (Harry Shuler), 1930-2007 1
Dombrowski, James A. (James Anderson), 1897-1983 1
Dorn, William Jennings Bryan, 1916-2005 1
Earle, Willie, 1922-1947 1
Fisk University 1
Fowler, Donald L. (Donald Lionel), 1935-2020 1
Frazier, Joe, 1944-2011 1
Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995 1
Gressette, L. Marion (Lawrence Marion) 1
Grose, Philip G., 1938-2012 1
Harper, John Roy, II, 1939-2003 1
Harper, John Roy, Sr., 1911 - 1980 1
Helms, F. Clyde 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Johnson C. Smith University 1
Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt), 1896-1965 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
Lighthouse and Informer 1
Lofton, John, 1919- 1
Logan, Marian 1
Maloof, Manuel Joseph 1
Mann, James R. (James Robert), 1920-2010 1
Mather Academy (Camden, S.C.) 1
McClain family 1
McClain, Howard G. 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012 1
McNair family 1
McNair, Josephine 1
Monteith, Martha 1
Morris, Earle E., Jr. 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. South Carolina State Conference 1
Newman, I. DeQuincy, 1911-1985 1
Northminster Presbyterian Church (Columbia, S.C.) 1
Operation PUSH (U.S.) 1
Progressive Democratic Party 1
Ravenel, Charles Dufort, 1938- 1
Redfern II (James Redfern) 1
Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (S.C.) 1
Rivers, L. Mendel (Lucius Mendel), 1905-1970 1
Russell, Donald Stuart, 1906-1998 1
Sanders, Alex 1
Scott, Hugh (Hugh Doggett), 1900-1994 1
Second Presbyterian Church (Camden, S.C.) 1
Simkins, Andrew 1
Sims, Hugo S. 1
South Carolina Federated Forces for Temperance and Law Enforcement. 1
South Carolina. General Assembly. Senate. Judiciary Committee 1
Spears, R. Wright (Robert Wright), 1912-2015 1
Stuckey, J. Elspeth 1
Temperance League of South Carolina 1
Timmerman, George Bell, 1912-1994 1
Truesdell, Neil E., 1909-1993 1
United Citizens Party 1
United Methodist Church (U.S.) 1
United Methodist Church (U.S.). South Carolina Conference 1
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration 1
University of South Carolina 1
University of South Carolina. School of Law 1
Victory Savings Bank 1
Voter Education Project (Southern Regional Council) 1
WBTW-TV (Firm) 1
WIS-TV (Firm) 1
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