Methodist Church -- United States -- History.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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
Scope and Contents The papers of James Mitchell Reames (1920-1987) span the years 1907 through 1990. Included in the papers are correspondence, writings, reports, newsclippings, scrapbooks, and audio tapes. Units of material in the collection reveal Reames's dedication to librarianship and Methodism in South Carolina, and the collection focuses principally upon these two lifelong commitments. The primary focus of the collection is Reames's professional career as an academic librarian working in and for South...
Dates: 1907 - 1990
Abstract William D. Workman, Jr. is best remembered for his pivotal role in the emergence of the Republican Party as a viable alternative to the Democratic Party in South Carolina. In 1962, when the Democrats were the dominant political power in the state, he made a serious bid for the U.S. Senate as a Republican. Although ultimately unsuccessful, Workman received enough votes to signal to others of like mind that a Republican could win a state-wide race. In his career as a journalist, he wrote for...
Dates: 1915 - 1997