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Briggs v. Elliott

Comprised of special collections and archives from UofSC’s South Caroliniana Library and South Carolina Political Political Collections, South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Richland County Public Library, and the S.C. State Library, this digital collection provides a contextual glance into primary sources surrounding the legal case Briggs v. Elliott.

Civil Rights Films from Moving Image Research Collections

This curated collection brings together diverse archival footage documenting the Civil Rights movement.

Equality of Educational Opportunity

This report is submitted in response to Section 402 of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Eugene Avery Adams Papers, 1892-1968

Papers documenting the life of a twentieth century AME minister and leader in the fields of education, civil rights, and business.

Fairfield High School Oral History Collection

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.

Isaiah DeQuincey Newman (1911-1985), Papers, 1929-2003

I. DeQuincey Newman was a Methodist pastor, activist, entrepreneur, and a leading figure in the Civil Rights movement in South Carolina.

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).

Joseph A. De Laine Papers ca. 1918 – 2000

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.”

Local Television Newsfilm Collections

The Local Television News Collections at Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC) comprise approximately 1.5 million feet of 16mm motion picture film outtakes dating from the late 1950s to the early 1980s, donated by several South Carolina television stations.

M. Hayes Mizell Papers

This digital collection consists chiefly of reports relating to implementation of school desegregation that were sent to M. Hayes Mizell in his role with the American Friends Service Committee, his own speeches and writings, and photographs.