Papers documenting the life of a twentieth century AME minister and leader in the fields of education, civil rights, and business.
The thirty-six interviewees in this collection describe community, family, educational experiences, and race relations in Winnsboro, Ridgeway, Simpson and surrounding areas of Fairfield County, South Carolina.
The collection contains seven million feet of nitrate motion picture film and four million feet of safety motion picture film documenting the national and global politics and culture from 1919 through 1934 and from September 1942 through August 1944. Paper holdings provide detailed notes generated by original camera crews as well as ephemera related to individual stories.
This is a collection of informational pamphlets from the Government Information Library.
Harbison Agricultural College began in 1885 when the Rev. Emory W. Williams of Washington, D.C. founded a school to educate young African Americans in Abbeville, S.C.
These two bound volumes from the collection each have a distinct focus: one on popular piano music from the mid-1800s, and the other on popular songs for piano and voice from 1899 to 1902 with an emphasis on blackface minstrelsy.
Moving Image Research Collections’ holdings of amateur films and home movies documents family life, holiday celebrations, vacation travel and much more. These films, created in many locations across the United States and across the globe as well, represent a period of time spanning from the early 20th century to the 1970’s.
A historical records survey known as the Inventory of Church Archives was completed by W.P.A. workers between 1937 and 1939.
I. DeQuincey Newman was a Methodist pastor, activist, entrepreneur, and a leading figure in the Civil Rights movement in South Carolina.
This collection of manuscripts and photographs documents the life and work of journalist and politician John H. McCray (1910-1987).
This core unit of three hundred fifty items covers chiefly the period from 1942, when Joseph Armstrong DeLaine submitted his annual report as secretary of the Clarendon County Citizen[s] Committee, to 1974, when he delivered an address entitled “History leading up to the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision outlawing Segregation in Public Schools.”
The Joseph E. Winter (1920–1992) Collection reflects the career of Joseph E. Winter, housing inspector (1955–1965) and director (1965–1980) of the Columbia Rehabilitation Commission.