Poised for the sesquicentennial remembrance of the Civil War, South Carolina and the Civil War brings together eyewitness views and accounts of this period of American history, selected from the rich holdings of University of South Carolina Libraries.
This collection includes letters from Munro’s purchase of a house which served as the Mt. Pleasant Home for Destitute Children, as well as legal documents from parents and guardians who signed care of impoverished African American children over to the home, financial documents, photographs, and an extensive run of the Laing School Visitor newsletter.
African Americans Seen Through the Eyes of the Newsreel Cameraman: An Exhibition of films from the Fox Movietone News Collection
Fox News and Fox Movietone News camera crews covered the people and events of the country and the world, from 1919 to 1963.
This collection of photographs, newspaper clippings and various manuscripts documents one of America’s foremost early twentieth-century African-American magic acts.
Once part of an album, the photographs (circa 1900) show plantations, African Americans, horses, hunting, rice threshing, wagons and carts, and churches in Berkeley County, S.C.
This small sampling of images by Miss Beulah Glover includes prints and negatives and covers the years 1941 to 1952.
This collection of family letters, land papers, and other items documents several generations of a free family of color from the 18th through the 20th centuries in South Carolina, Georgia, Kansas, east Texas, and elsewhere.
This curated collection brings together diverse archival footage documenting the Civil Rights movement.
Documentation for the People: Celebrating 125 Years as a Federal Depository Library.
The E. E. Burson Collection consists of 253 glass plate negatives, as well as 253 contact prints made from the negatives, depicting Voorhees College students and buildings as well as townspeople and town scenes from Denmark, South Carolina.