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Isadore E. Lourie Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-IEL
Abstract Isadore Edward Lourie served in the South Carolina General Assembly from 1965 until his retirement in 1993 and gained a reputation as the champion of the common man and woman. Lourie was first elected to the South Carolina House with the slogan, "The Man Who Will Stand Up For You." In 1972, he won election to the state Senate. In 1995, Governor David Beasley appointed Lourie to the twenty-two-member South Carolina Commission on Racial Relations.
Dates: 1961-2013; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1994

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 Governor's...
Dates: 1929 - 2003

J. Drake Edens, Jr. Papers

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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

James R. Mann Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JRM
Abstract James Robert Mann represented Greenville in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1949 to 1953. That year, Gov. James Byrnes appointed Mann solicitor of the 13th Judicial Circuit to succeed Robert Ashmore, a position he held until 1963 when he returned to the full-time practice of law. Mann returned to public service in 1969 with his election to the U.S. House of Representatives, once again succeeding Ashmore. Mann represented the 4th District until 1979 when he returned home to...
Dates: 1948 - 2010

John Bolt Culbertson Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JBC
Abstract John Bolt Culbertson, lawyer and activist, was a "liberal lion" of South Carolina's Upstate for most of the twentieth century, establishing a law practice in which he represented unions, the working class, disabled veterans, African-Americans, and others in need of a voice—many of whom could not afford to pay him. His outspokenness and his political leanings, atypical for South Carolina at that time, resulted in financial setbacks, insults, and even crosses burned on his lawn, but Culbertson...
Dates: circa 1886 - 2012

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

John Drummond Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JD
Abstract John Drummond represented the Greenwood area in the South Carolina Senate for more than forty years, including service as president pro tempore, before retiring in 2008. These papers contain material relating to this public service career and also include material on Drummond's stint as a World War II fighter pilot and his reunions with other veterans from his air group.
Dates: 1944 - 2016

John Lanneau McMillan Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JLM
Abstract John Lanneau McMillan represented South Carolina's 6th District in the U.S. House of Representatives for seventeen consecutive terms between 1939 and 1973. McMillan was called the "Mayor of DC" in recognition of his key role in the management of Washington, D.C., as chairman of the House Committee on the District of Columbia. He served as chair for over twenty years.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1938 - 1972; 1938 - 2006

Johnnie M. Walters Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JOMW
Abstract Johnnie M. Walters began his legal career with the Chief Counsel's Office of the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, D.C., in 1949. In 1953, he moved to the private sector and eventually returned to practice law in his native South Carolina. In 1969, he was appointed Assistant Attorney General in the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice. He was named Commissioner of Internal Revenue in 1971 and served until 1973. He is best known for his efforts to reorganize the IRS to...
Dates: 1918 - 2003

Joseph O. Rogers, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JOR
Abstract Joseph O. Rogers was the first gubernatorial candidate of the modern Republican Party in South Carolina. Elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives as a Democrat for Clarendon County, he served six consecutive terms, 1955-1967. Rogers gradually became discouraged with what he viewed as a lack of resolve on the part of South Carolina Democrats to resist federal encroachment into the affairs of state government. On March 7, 1966, Rogers formally announced that he was switching to the...
Dates: 1942-1999

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South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives. 10
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Hollings, Ernest F. 4
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Riley, Richard W. (Richard Wilson) 4
West, John Carl, 1922-2004 4
Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972 3
Dorn, William Jennings Bryan, 1916-2005 3
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998 3
League of Women Voters of South Carolina 3
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 3
Ravenel, Charles DuFort, 1938- 3
Russell, Donald Stuart, 1906-1998 3
Simkins, Modjeska Monteith, 1899-1992 3
Timmerman, George Bell, Jr. 3
Campbell, Carroll A. 2
Dennis, Rembert C. (Rembert Coney) 2
Earle, Willie 2
Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt), 1896-1965 2
Littlejohn, C. Bruce 2
Mann, James R. (Robert), 1920-2010 2
Morris, Earle E., Jr. 2
Republican Party (S.C.) 2
Riley, Ann Yarborough 2
Riley, Ted (Edward Patterson), 1900-1994 2
Sanders, Alex 2
South Carolina. General Assembly. Senate 2
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 2
Westmoreland, William C. (William Childs), 1914-2005 2
Workman, William D., Jr. (William Douglas) 2
Zeigler, Eugene N. 2
Alda, Alan 1
American Association of University Women. South Carolina Division 1
Americans United for Separation of Church and State 1
Appleby, Charles L. 1
Ashmore, Robert T. (Robert Thomas) 1
Ashmore, Willie Vance Linthicum 1
Badische Anilin- & Soda-Fabrik. BASF 1
Barron, Keller H. (Keller Bumgardner) 1
Bates, Lester L., Jr. 1
Bates, Lester L., Sr. 1
Bessinger, Maurice 1
Bicentennial Council of the Thirteen Original States 1
Blatt family 1
Blatt, Ethel 1
Blatt, Solomon 1
Blatt, Solomon, Jr. 1
Boineau, Charles Evans, Jr. 1
Bradley, Jane H. 1
Bricker, John W. (John William), 1893-1986 1
Campbell, John T. 1
Carter, Jimmy 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
Citizens Association of Beaufort County (S.C.) 1
Clinton, Bill (William Jefferson) 1
Collier, Pat 1
Columbia High School (Columbia, S.C.) 1
Concerned South Carolinians for a Better Environment 1
Cook, Weston Carrier 1
Democratic Party (S.C.) 1
Democratic Women’s Council of South Carolina 1
Dent, Harry S., 1930-2007 1
Derrick, Butler Carson 1
Drummond, John 1
Duffy, John J. 1
Edens, J. Drake, Jr. (James Drake) 1
Edens, Jenny 1
Edwards, Jim (James Burrows), 1927-2014 1
Ferillo, Bud (Charles Traynor Ferillo, Jr.) 1
Fowler, Donald L. (Donald Lionel) 1
Frederick, Keith 1
Freemasons 1
Graham, Cora Doten 1
Greenville County Bar Association 1
Grose, Philip G., 1938- 1
Hall, Wilton E. (Wilton Earle), 1901-1980 1
Hamby, Lottie D. (Dolly) 1
Harrell, Flynn T., 1934- 1
Harvin, C. Alex, III (Charles Alexander) 1
Hemphill, Robert W. (Robert Witherspoon) 1
Hendricks, Lloyd I. (Lloyd Inman) 1
Holland, Donald H. 1
Holleman, Frank 1
Hollings, Rita L. (Rita Liddy "Peatsy") 1
Humanities Council SC 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 1
Jackson, Jesse (Jesse Louis) 1
Jennings, Peggy 1
Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina 1
Johnston, Gladys Atkinson (Gladys Elizabeth Atkinson), 1901-1976 1
Kelly, Mary T. 1
Keyserling, Harriet, 1922-2010 1
Kline Iron and Steel Co. (Columbia, S.C.) 1
Lader, Philip, 1946- 1
Lardner, Walt 1
League of Women Voters of Columbia (S.C.). Directory of elected officials 1
League of Women Voters of Columbia (S.C.). Know your county (Lexington County, S.C.) 1
League of Women Voters of Columbia (S.C.). Know your county (Richland County, S.C.) 1
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