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Scope and Contents 2.5 ft. of materials, 1934-2003, chiefly 1961-1964, document more fully the emergence of a viable and active Republican Party in South Carolina than they do Boineau’s brief tenure in the South Carolina House of Representatives. The papers are arranged into nine series. In addition to the papers described herein, Mr. Boineau recorded an extensive interview with Modern Political Collections (now SCPC) regarding his education, wartime experiences, and political involvement.Campaign...
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.
Abstract William D. Workman, Jr. is best remembered for his pivotal role in the emergence of the Republican Party as a viable alternative to the Democratic Party in South Carolina. In 1962, when the Democrats were the dominant political power in the state, he made a serious bid for the U.S. Senate as a Republican. Although ultimately unsuccessful, Workman received enough votes to signal to others of like mind that a Republican could win a state-wide race. In his career as a journalist, he wrote for...
- Names: Workman, William D., Jr. (William Douglas) X
- South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1951- 2
- Elections -- Southern states. 1
- Methodist Church -- United States -- History. 1
- Methodists -- United States. 1
- Political campaigns -- United States -- History -- 20th century. 1
- Political conventions. 1
- Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1964. 1
- Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1968. 1
- Sailors -- United States -- Biography. 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
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