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Dates: 1947 - 1950
Abstract In 1974, Charles D. Ravenel, a political newcomer, became the Democratic Party's nominee for governor, but a dispute over residency qualifications kept him off the general election ballot. Campaigns for the U.S. Senate in 1978 and for Congress in 1980 were also unsuccessful. However, Ravenel's innovative style and charismatic manner reinvigorated the political system, and his method of using the media as a campaign tool was a first for South Carolina and changed politics within the state.
Dates: 1973 - 1996
Abstract The Democratic Party of South Carolina Records document the party's efforts at the local, state, and national levels. Headquartered in Columbia, the party's primary purposes are to promote the its interests throughout the state, provide campaign assistance to Democratic candidates for state and national office, and serve as a liaison with the national and local Democratic parties.
Dates: 1924 - 2016; Majority of material found within , 1966- 2008
Abstract This small collection consists of 75 photographs of public figures, including Speaker of the House Sol Blatt, state senator Edgar Brown (both in photo at right), Governor Robert McNair, state senator James P. "Spot" Mozingo, and Governor John West. The photos were taken by Doug Mauldin, a South Carolina journalist and photographer who worked for The State, the Greenville News, and the Associated Press, frequently reporting on state government.
Scope and Contents The papers of James Mitchell Reames (1920-1987) span the years 1907 through 1990. Included in the papers are correspondence, writings, reports, newsclippings, scrapbooks, and audio tapes. Units of material in the collection reveal Reames's dedication to librarianship and Methodism in South Carolina, and the collection focuses principally upon these two lifelong commitments. The primary focus of the collection is Reames's professional career as an academic librarian working in and for South...
Dates: 1907 - 1990
Found in: South Caroliniana Library
Abstract W.J. Bryan Dorn began his career in public service by representing Greenwood County in the S.C. House of Representatives, 1939-1940, and the S.C. Senate, 1941-1942. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1942 and served for eighteen months in the European theater. Returning to his political career in 1947, he was elected to represent the 3rd District in the U.S. Congress and served for thirteen terms through 1974. Dorn was active in the leadership of the South Carolina Democratic Party and served...
Dates: 1912 - 2006
- Names: Dorn, William Jennings Bryan, 1916-2005 X
- South Carolina Political Collections 5
- South Caroliniana Library 1
- South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1951- 3
- Elections -- Southern states. 2
- Academic Libraries -- United States. 1
- African American universities and colleges. 1
- African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States. 1
- Elections -- United States -- History. 1
- Governors -- South Carolina -- Nomination. 1
- Librarians -- United States. 1
- Local elections. 1
- Methodist Church -- United States -- History. 1
- Methodists -- United States. 1
- Political campaigns -- United States -- History -- 20th century. 1
- Politicians -- United States -- Biography. 1
- Politicians -- United States. 1
- Richard B. Russell Dam (Ga. and S.C.) 1
- South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 1
- Women -- Political activity -- United States. 1
- Youth -- Political activity -- United States. 1 ∧ less