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A Different Dixie

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Identifier: COD0000091
Scope and Contents The only known full-length copy of A Different Dixie, housed at the Moving Image Research Collections at the University of South Carolina, is not a final copy as it lacks titles and credits and was probably a working copy. The rest of the films housed at MIRC, which came from SC-ETV, are the original camera footage from the project and consist of both film and magnetic media from the filming that occurred for this production, including outtakes (footage that was never used in the final film)....
Dates: 1983-1984

Charles H. Wickenberg, Jr. and Family Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-035
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

Christian Action Council records

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Identifier: SCL-MS-CAC
Scope and Contents The collection consists of approximately 18.75 linear feet that document the activities and concerns of the Christian Action Council (CAC) of South Carolina. The dates of the collection range from 1923 to 1996, with the bulk of materials dating from 1942 to 1985. The collection is comprised of correspondence, memos, meeting minutes, program itineraries, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and photographs relating to the ecumenical organization. The collection is divided into seven series:...
Dates: 1933-1996

Democratic Party of South Carolina Records

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-DPSC
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

Ethel Evangeline Martin Bolden papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-14957
Scope and Contents This collection consists of approximately fifteen linear feet of manuscripts and related materials providing important insights into the life and work of educator, librarian, and community leader Ethel Martin Bolden (1918-2002) in Columbia and throughout the greater South Carolina area. Augmenting the collection is a unit of material associated with Ethel Bolden’s elder son, astronaut Charles Bolden, Jr. (b.1946). Bolden received a B.S. degree from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1968,...
Dates: 1900-2002

Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-001
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

Jack Bass Papers

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Identifier: SCU -SCPC-JSB
Scope and Contents The Jack Bass Papers, c. 1936 to 2017, consist of 25 linear feet of material chiefly documenting Bass’s work in researching and writing his books. The collection is divided into nine series: Academic, Campaign, Journalism, Personal, Publications, Topical, Audiovisual, Clippings, and Vertical File Materials. Academic, 1967-2011, documents Bass’s positions as a professor or instructor at various institutions. Material relates to job searches, classes taught, student work, and...
Dates: c. 1936-2017

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 Henry McCray papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-0090
Scope and Contents Approximately four linear feet of manuscripts and miscellaneous printed items document the history of the Progressive Democratic Party, or "PDP," as it came to be known, which was formally established at a state convention held in columbia on 24 May 1944 -- with "the full support and endorsement of all Negro organizations in the state, our ministers and leaders and the liberal white people" as "the ONE organization our people have waited for" (letter to "Fellow Citizens," 17 May 1944). The PDP...
Dates: 1929 - 1989

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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
American Civil Liberties Union 1
Ashmore, Robert T. (Robert Thomas) 1
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Black on Nation 1
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Bolden, Ethel Evangeline Martin 1
Calvert, Melvin, Reverend 1
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Cannon, Ralph A. 1
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Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993 1
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Dennis, Rembert C. (Rembert Coney) 1
Dent, Harry S., 1930-2007 1
Dombrowski, James A. (James Anderson), 1897-1983 1
Dorn, William Jennings Bryan, 1916-2005 1
Earle, Willie 1
Fisk University 1
Fowler, Donald L. (Donald Lionel) 1
Frazier, Joe, 1944-2011 1
Fulbright , J. William (James William), 1905-1995 1
Gressette, L. Marion (Lawrence Marion) 1
Grose, Philip G., 1938- 1
Harper, John Roy, II, 1939 - 2003 1
Harper, John Roy, Sr., 1911 - 1980 1
Helms, F. Clyde 1
Jackson, Jesse (Jesse Louis) 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 1
Logan, Marian 1
Maloof, Manuel Joseph 1
Mann, James R. (Robert), 1920-2010 1
Master Academy (Camden, S.C.) 1
Maybank, Burnet R. (Burnet Rhett) 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
Newman, I. DeQuincey (Isaiah DeQuincey) 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
Northminster Presbyterian Church (Columbia, S.C.) 1
Operation PUSH (U.S.) 1
Progressive Democratic Party 1
Ravenel, Charles DuFort, 1938- 1
Redfern II 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, 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, Jr. 1
Truesdell, Neil E., 1909-1993 1
United Citizens Party 1
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 1
University of South Carolina 1
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Victory Savings Bank 1
Voter Education Project (Southern Regional Council) 1
WBTW-TV (Firm) 1
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Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919-1998 1
Waring, J. Waties (Julius Waties) 1
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