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by Herb Hartsook We are all mourning the passing of Ernest F. “Fritz” Hollings.  He was a giant among our political elite, but more important to me, he was an inspiration.  I was blessed to get the opportunity to work … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Senator Hollings!

The beginning of the New Year also marks another special milestone: the birthday of U.S. Senator Ernest F. “Fritz” Hollings, who was born on January 1, 1922.  Senator Hollings is now the oldest living former Senator at the age of … Continue reading

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Update on the William D. Workman Jr. Papers Photographs

We Need Your Help! As we finish up with some of the last tasks on the digital collection for William D. Workman, Jr.’s photographs, we need your help to fill in some of the details in the collection with as … Continue reading

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September update on the William D. Workman Jr. Papers Photographs

Workman is Online! We are excited to announce that we have uploaded the first four batches of images from Workman’s collection. Our grad assistant, Chauna Carr, has been given the green light to start uploading to our new server space. … Continue reading

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July/August update on the William D. Workman Jr. Papers Photographs

Good news! We have completed scanning all the images in the Workman Photograph collection, some 2,335 prints and negatives, give or take a few duplicates. We are eager to start uploading content so that the public may begin exploring all … Continue reading

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Update on the Second Phase of the William D. Workman Jr. Papers Photographs

We are currently in the midst of checking and editing metadata for the previously scanned images and negatives mentioned in the last update. By early April, we had digitized well over 1,600 additional images in varying formats and had begun … Continue reading

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Simkins in the Fight for Integration

This blog entry was written by Graduate Assistant Clara Bertagnolli as part of a class project for FILM 710: Media and Archives. Each student was tasked with the job of designing a project using archived media. Modjeska Simkins is well-known … Continue reading

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An Evocative Letter from the Trenches of World War I

SCPC is receiving papers of Sarah Leverette, a 1943 graduate of the USC School of Law who served as Law Librarian from 1947 to 1972 and who has been a leader in the South Carolina League of Voters for over … Continue reading

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Summering In Connecticut

From Colt revolvers to Katherine Hepburn, from the Charter Oak to the dramatic story of the discovery of gas as an anesthetic, Connecticut has a much richer history than I expected when I began my internship there at the Connecticut Historical Society this summer. I didn’t know what to expect, but what I got was a small taste of what Connecticut has to offer and what many facets of museum work are like. Continue reading

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One Last Reflection on the Goldwater 1964 Campaign

This entry is the third and final entry celebrating the 50th anniversary of Barry Goldwater’s 1964 Presidential campaign. See the first and second. An exhibit in the Hollings Library’s Brittain Gallery, October 21 through November, titled, In Your Heart, You … Continue reading

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