Tag Archives: African-American history

Matilda Evans

In honor of Black History Month, SCDNP looks at influential people and events in the African American community of South Carolina throughout the month of February. At a time when both women and African Americans were prohibited from doing many … Continue reading

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Emancipation Day

In honor of Black History Month, SCDNP looks at influential people and events in the African American community of South Carolina throughout the month of February. On January 1, 1863, the dawn of the third year of a gruesome civil … Continue reading

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Schofield Normal and Industrial School

The end of the Civil War ushered in a time of restoration in the Southern part of the United States. ┬áDuring this era, many people from the Northern part of the country felt the desire to move down South and … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Researching African-American History in Chronicling America

Interested in researching African-American history in historical S.C. newspapers, and in other states, in Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers? Within these newspapers, you can find primary source records of African-American lives, African-American owned businesses (owned by both men and women), … Continue reading

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