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Harold Simmons Tate papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-14863
Scope and Content Note The Tate Collection consists of approximately eighteen linear feet of material representing every period of Harold S. Tate’s professional career. The earliest items in the collection date from 1922, just after Tate began his undergraduate studies at Clemson College, while the most recent are from the early 1980s. The collection is arranged and described in five series: Correspondence; Family Papers; Topical; Photographs; and Drawings, Greeting Cards, Postcards, Prints and Sketches. Within the...

Isadore E. Lourie Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-057
Abstract Isadore Edward Lourie served in the South Carolina General Assembly from 1965 until his retirement in 1993 and gained a reputation as the champion of the common man and woman. Lourie was first elected to the South Carolina House with the slogan, "The Man Who Will Stand Up For You." In 1972, he won election to the state Senate. In 1995, Governor David Beasley appointed Lourie to the twenty-two-member South Carolina Commission on Racial Relations.

John Bolt Culbertson Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-069
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...