South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Robert W. Hemphill served South Carolina's 5th District in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1957-1964. President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed him to a federal district court judgeship in April 1964, and he served in that capacity until his death in 1983. Previous public service included a stint in the South Carolina House of Representatives (Chester County), 1947-1948, and as Solicitor for the 6th Judicial Circuit, 1951-1956.
Dates: 1926 - 1984
Abstract Ruth Locke Roettinger was a professor of government at Winthrop College in 1949, when a Committee to Study [the] Existing State Constitution was established to study South Carolina's 1895 Constitution and recommend necessary changes. Roettinger was appointed to the committee by Governor Strom Thurmond, and she served as its secretary.
Dates: 1948-1951 & 2001
Abstract Representing Spartanburg County in the South Carolina House from 1967 to 1982, Manning was a major advocate of promoting and commemorating the state's history. He was particularly successful in gaining recognition for the Battle of Cowpens as a pivotal event in the American Revolution and helping to establish Cowpens National Battlefield as a national park.
Dates: 1937 - 1996
Scope and Contents Public Papers chiefly relate to Blatt’s role as a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from Barnwell County, 1933-1986, and as Speaker, 1935-1946 and 1951-1973. The series includes general files, a “political file”, recommendations, and topical files. The political file subseries describes a discreet set of papers from 1963-1964 that document a range of political activities, including constituent service, correspondence with other public officials around the state, and other...
Dates: 1916-1921, 1933-2016
Abstract Formed in January 1973, the Coalition was reorganized in 1975 as a public interest lobby to secure ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the federal constitution by South Carolina. The Coalition was co-funded by the League of Women Voters and the National Organization for Women and headed by Keller H. Barron as legislative coordinator to handle political strategy and Janet Wedlock as field coordinator to organize constituent lobbying. South Carolina is one of fifteen states that did not...
Dates: 1963 - 1978
Scope and Content The records consist of office files of the SCEC contained in three series: Administrative, Topical, and Location files.Administrative files consist of bylaws, minutes, financial information, newsletters, papers, 1971-1973, of the Environmental Coalition of Columbia, the predecessor organization to the SCEC, and information on projects sponsored by the SCEC, usually designed to stimulate public participation and involvement in environmental planning.Topical Files contain...
Collection Description The collection consists of the contents of a single unbound binder arranged in two folders. General papers include financial summaries of receipts and disbursements, August to November 1952, a list of Minutemen for Eisenhower, and a few clippings. Lists, compiled by county, document state and county committeemen, and volunteers.
Dates: 1952 - 1952
Abstract Thomas Sanders McMillan represented Charleston in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1917 to 1925, serving his last two terms as Speaker Pro Tem and Speaker. He was then elected to represent the 1st District in the U.S. House of Representatives. He died in office in 1939, whereon constituents elected his wife, Clara Gooding, to complete his unexpired term. Clara did not run for re-election in 1940, but stayed in Washington and served in the National Youth Administration and,...
Dates: c. 1870 - 1980
Abstract Walt Lardner sold his first cartoon in 1954 while a student at the School of Visual Arts in New York. For the next decade, his free-lance cartoons appeared in national magazines such as Collier's and the Saturday Evening Post. In 1967, Lardner moved to South Carolina, where he began a long association with South Carolina Educational Television, eventually becoming the network's chief animator. During this period, he was also a regular, free-lance contributor to The State.
Dates: 1967 - 2009
Identifier: COD0000004-ACC 1996-0001
Scope and Contents This collection contains outtake footage shot by the news crews of Florence, South Carolina's CBS affiliate from 1958 to 1977. Contains 16mm color silent and sound film, documenting people and events around the state of South Carolina.