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Abstract Allard H. Gasque represented the 6th District in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1923-1938. This collection is comprised chiefly of constituent correspondence which reveals a great deal about life in South Carolina during the Depression, particularly in regard to the politics of the time. Gasque also served as Superintendent of Education, Florence County, 1902-1923, and on the Democratic State Executive Committee, 1912-1920.
Abstract Butler Hare served South Carolina's 2nd District, 1925-1933, and 3rd District, 1939-1947, in the U.S. House of Representatives. As chairman of the House Insular Affairs Committee, 1931-1933, he authored the Philippine Independence Act, which began the process of granting independence to the Philippines, a United States possession since 1898.
Abstract Alex Harvin served in the South Carolina House of Representatives (Clarendon and Williamsburg Counties) from 1977 to 2005. He was Majority Whip, 1979 to 1982, and Majority Leader, 1982 to 1986. Harvin was active in party politics, serving as vice chairman of the SC Democratic Party from 1976 to 1978 and chairman of the Clarendon County Democratic Party from 1979 until his death. In 1984, he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention.
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...
Scope and Contents Nineteen feet of material, chiefly 1979 to 1992, provides valuable information about Patterson’s public service in South Carolina and Washington, D.C. Public papers primarily document Patterson’s service in the General Assembly and Congress. Personal papers, which make up the bulk of the collection, include material on her campaigns for office, family, civic involvement, and education.Among the Public papers, Topical files demonstrate the range of issues Patterson was involved in...
Abstract Hollings served in WWII, represented Charleston in the S.C. House, 1949-1954, and served as Lt. Governor and Governor, 1955-1963, and U.S. Senator, 1966-2005. In the House, he supported anti-lynching legislation, a sales tax for education, an increase in teacher salaries, and unemployment compensation reform. He went after industrial interests as Lt. Governor and built on this success as Governor. He worked to improve the state's educational system at all levels, develop industry, and balance...
Abstract Eugene Noel "Nick" Zeigler, Jr., personified the concept of the Renaissance man. He melded careers and interests as an attorney, public servant, naval officer, educator, playwright, gardener, scholar, spouse, and parent. More importantly, he achieved recognition and success in each of these areas. Zeigler had a distinguished legal career; during the sixties and seventies, his name was frequently mentioned whenever a vacancy occurred in South Carolina's Federal judiciary. His public service...
Abstract Heyward Elliott McDonald served in the South Carolina General Assembly from 1963 until 1984. His supporters regarded him as an honest politician with a heart for his community, unafraid to take a stand even when it wasn't popular. His service in the House representing Richland County spanned from 1963 to 1966. This term was followed by election to the Richland County school board, where he served from 1968 to 1970. He then served in the S.C. Senate representing Richland, Fairfield and Chester...
Abstract James Madison Waddell, Jr., represented Beaufort and Jasper Counties as a Democrat in the South Carolina General Assembly for over thirty-five years. He was particularly interested in coastal conservation issues, and was founder and chairman of the South Carolina Coastal Council (now the Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management). In 1992 he resigned from the Senate to serve as an appointee of Governor Carroll Campbell on the state Tax Commission
Abstract James Prioleau "Dick" Richards represented South Carolina's 5th District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1933 until his retirement following the 1956 session. He served on the Foreign Affairs committee throughout his Congressional career and became expert in the subject. Richards served as Special Assistant to President Eisenhower for the Middle East from January 1957 to January 1958. In this capacity he visited Ethiopia, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Morocco, Tripoli and Turkey, among other...
- Subject: Legislators -- United States X
- West, John Carl, 1922-2004 2
- Ashmore, Robert T. (Robert Thomas) 1
- Ashmore, Willie Vance Linthicum 1
- Blatt family 1
- Blatt, Ethel 1
- Blatt, Solomon 1
- Blatt, Solomon, Jr. 1
- Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972 1
- Campbell, John T. 1
- Carter, Jimmy 1
- Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
- Cook, Weston Carrier 1
- Culbertson, John Bolt 1
- Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
- Dennis, Rembert C. (Rembert Coney) 1
- Dent, Harry S., 1930-2007 1
- Drummond, John 1
- Earle, Willie 1
- Gasque, Allard Henry, 1873-1938 1
- Hare, Butler B. (Butler Black), 1875-1967 1
- Harvin, C. Alex, III (Charles Alexander) 1
- Hemphill, Robert W. (Robert Witherspoon) 1
- Hollings, Ernest F. 1
- Hollings, Rita L. (Rita Liddy "Peatsy") 1
- Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt), 1896-1965 1
- Littlejohn, C. Bruce 1
- Mann, James R. (Robert), 1920-2010 1
- McDonald, Heyward 1
- McEachin, Peter H. 1
- McNair, Robert E. (Robert Evander), 1923-2007 1
- Patterson, Liz (Elizabeth Johnston), 1939-2018 1
- Purity Presbyterian Church (Chester, S.C.) 1
- Richards, James P. (James Prioleau), 1894-1979 1
- Simkins, Modjeska Monteith, 1899-1992 1
- South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives. 1
- Timmerman, George Bell, Jr. 1
- Townsend, Leah 1
- United States. Army. Air Corps 1
- United States. Congress. House. 1
- Waddell, James M. 1
- Westmoreland, William C. (William Childs), 1914-2005 1
- White Oak Baptist Church (Greenville, S.C.) 1
- Wickenberg, Charles H. 1
- Williams, Arthur M. 1
- Zeigler family 1
- Zeigler, Anne Marion Lide 1
- Zeigler, Eugene N. 1 ∧ less