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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
Found in: South Carolina Political Collections
Scope and Content The papers of Rosslee Tenetha Green Douglas, nurse, educator, and twice Presidential appointee under the Reagan administration, spans the years 1938 though 2003, the bulk of the collection dates from 1978 through 1989. Materials include correspondence; invitations, photographs, scrapbooks and miscellaneous printed items revealing the political and social commitments of Green Douglas.A native of Florence County, who spent her youth in Charleston, S.C., Rosslee Green graduated high...
Found in: South Caroliniana Library
- Names: Edwards, Jim (James Burrows), 1927-2014 X