African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
A Different Dixie
Scope and Contents The only known full-length copy of A Different Dixie, housed at the Moving Image Research Collections at the University of South Carolina, is not a final copy as it lacks titles and credits and was probably a working copy. The rest of the films housed at MIRC, which came from SC-ETV, are the original camera footage from the project and consist of both film and magnetic media from the filming that occurred for this production, including outtakes (footage that was never used in the final...
Christian Action Council records
Scope and Contents The collection consists of approximately 18.75 linear feet that document the activities and concerns of the Christian Action Council (CAC) of South Carolina. The dates of the collection range from 1923 to 1996, with the bulk of materials dating from 1942 to 1985. The collection comprises correspondence, memos, meeting minutes, program itineraries, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and photographs relating to the ecumenical organization. The collection is divided into seven series:...
John Roy Harper II papers
Scope and Contents Series:I. Personal papersII. Family papersIII. Topical filesIV. Audio-Visual materialsV. Ephemera and RealiaVII. OversizeVIII. LibraryPersonal papers include Harper’s political campaigns, correspondence with his family, friends, and acquaintances, greeting cards, invitations and programs for funerals, commencement ceremonies, and weddings, his education at Mather Academy, Fisk University, Harvard...
Dates: 1870-2003; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2003
Found in: South Caroliniana Library / John Roy Harper II papers
Marian Bruce Logan collection of Civil Rights activism
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of the personal papers and effects of civil rights activist and cabaret singer Marian Bruce Logan (1920-1993). Marian Bruce was a cabaret singer who performed in clubs in New York City, Paris, and London in the 1940s and 1950s. She later retired from the stage and married Dr. Arthur Logan. With whom she had a son, Warren Arthur “Chip” Logan, who was baptized by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. After retiring from singing, Marian Bruce Logan began working on several...
Dates: 1945-1989; Majority of material found within 1960-1980
Modjeska Monteith Simkins Papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract A Columbia civil rights activist, Simkins served as the South Carolina State Secretary for the NAACP, 1941-1957. She also had leadership roles in the renovation of Good Samaritan-Waverly Hospital and the Richland County Citizens Committee. Simkins was a founder, in 1921, of the Victory Savings Bank of Columbia. Now called South Carolina Community Bank, it survives as one of the oldest African-American owned banks in the country. As a voice of African-American leadership in the South, Simkins...
Dates: 1909 - 1992
WIS-TV news collection
Identifier: COD0000005-ACC 1984-0001
Scope and Contents
This collection contains outtake footage shot by the news crews of Columbia, South Carolina's NBC affiliate from 1959 to 1980. It includes 16mm color and black and white films, both sound and silent, documenting people, events, and the political and cultural history of South Carolina. The collection also contains teleprompter scripts for broadcasts dating from 1963-1979.