South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:
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
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...
Dates: 1934 - 2003
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
Abstract Charles L. Appleby, Jr. spent the bulk of his working life as a manufacturer's representative with the Giant Portland Cement Company of Florence, South Carolina, but he may be best remembered for his role in developing the Republican Party in South Carolina and his dedication to the community of Florence. He served as chair of the 6th District Republican Party from c. 1980 to c. 1991 and was a delegate to the 1984, 1988, 2000, and 2004 Republican National Conventions.
Dates: c. 1980-2004
Abstract This small collection consists primarily of papers and clippings concerning Ferillo's campaign work for Democratic candidates in the 1960s and 1970s, but also includes material from the 1950s through 2016.
Dates: 1950 - 2019
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
Abstract The DWC of South Carolina seeks to identify, encourage and support qualified female Democratic candidates, to help women achieve a level of equality on all levels of government, and to encourage participation in political activities.
Dates: 1967 - 1989
Abstract Almost continuously in public office from 1950 until his death, Donald Holland served in both the South Carolina House of Representatives (Kershaw County), 1950-1954, 1956-1964, and Senate, 1969-2003. He was District Highway Commissioner from 1964-1968.
Dates: 1923, 1942 - 2004
Abstract Donald Russell began his career with the Spartanburg law firm of Nichols, Wyche and Byrnes, where he became a close friend and protege of James F. Byrnes. Thanks in part to this connection, Russell held several important positions with the Roosevelt and Truman administrations, including Assistant Secretary of State for Administration. In 1952, Russell was named president of the University of South Carolina. As president, Russell guided the school from regional significance towards its current...
Dates: 1929 - 1998
Scope and Contents Consisting of correspondence, scrapbooks, programs, and newspaper clippings documenting Boineau's association with United Daughters of the Confederacy but also with such other organizations as Columbia Junior Chamber of Commerce [Jaycees]; S.C. Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation; S.C. Heart Association; S.C. Council for the Common Good; Y.W.C.A. of Columbia; Woman's Club of Columbia; S.C. Federation of Women's Clubs; Boys' Clubs of Greater Columbia; Columbia Museum of Art; Columbia Festival...