black and white image of fire fighters battling a blaze with moving vans in foreground

Columbia Fire Department

This is a collection of photographs documenting the activities of the Columbia Fire Department between the 1940s the 1960s.

Handwritten cursive text with words I.S. Leevy History overlaid on background of example notebook page from I.S. Leevy collection with cursive lettering

Isaac Samuel Leevy Papers, 1905-1973

Isaac Samuel Leevy (1876-1968) was an entrepreneur and civic leader in Columbia, South Carolina best known for directing Leevy’s Funeral Home and staunchly supporting a two-party political system in the state as a Republican (until late in life) and Richland County Chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party.

Garnet and Black Yearbooks, 1899-1994

University of South Carolina’s Garnet and Black Yearbooks from 1899 to 1994, all available and keyword searchable.

George William Walker papers, 1913-1934

Letters and photographs from Charleston-native George William Walker (b. 1894) who served as a lieutenant in the 52nd Infantry Regiment, World War I.

montage of children and an empty bowl

Hunger in America

This digital collection contains materials on the problem of Hunger in American from South Carolina Political Collections. In 1969, Senator Ernest Hollings went on a tour of South Carolina’s most impoverished areas in several trips known as the “Hunger Tours” – trips that ultimately culminated in the book The Case Against Hunger. The collection includes records …

In Camp And At The Front: World War I Selections from South Carolina Political Collections

Several collections in SCPC contain material dating from the Great War.

John Henry McCray Papers, 1929-1989

This collection of manuscripts and photographs documents the life and work of journalist and politician John H. McCray (1910-1987).

World War I Selections from the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections

This collection contains World War 1 selections from the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections.

World War I Selections from the South Caroliniana Library

This collection contains World War 1 selections from South Caroliniana Library.

University of South Carolina Buildings and Grounds

The University of South Carolina was originally established as the South Carolina College in 1801.

William D. Workman, Jr., Papers and Photographs

William D. Workman, Jr. (1914-1990) was a newspaper journalist and editor, author, and talented amateur photographer. His collection includes thousands of images taken across South Carolina and of prominent South Carolinians within and outside the state.