Monthly Archives: April 2010

Memories of Politics Past

This week, Statehouse Report asked,”Remember this Pioneer?” And the answer is… Harriet Keyserling, a Democrat and self-proclaimed “New York Jewish liberal,” represented District 124, Beaufort County, in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1977 until her retirement in 1993. … Continue reading

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Memories of Politics Past

This week, Statehouse Report asked,”Where in the world were these two?” And the answer is… Robert Ashmore, U.S. Representative for South Carolina’s 4th District, risks running afoul of the authorities as he steps out of the American Sector of Berlin … Continue reading

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Mixed Bag

As we prepare for our move to the Hollings Special Collections Library, our staff has been compiling a list of the things we will miss, and not miss, in leaving the “Pearle” building, our home since we were established in … Continue reading

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Memories of Politics Past

This week, Statehouse Report asked, “What are these guys doing?” And the answer is… In 1969, U.S. Senator “Fritz” Hollings embarked on a crusade to bring attention to the prevalence of hunger among South Carolina’s poor. With the help of … Continue reading

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Memories of Politics Past

This week, Statehouse Report asked, “Who’s on the stump?” And the answer is…William Jennings Bryan Dorn was a spell binding speaker. In 1938, at the young age of twenty-two, Dorn was elected to the South Carolina House. Two years later … Continue reading

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Another look at Olin D. Johnston

Have you ever seen one of these? Do you know what they’re called? Maybe you played with one growing up while sniffing around your mom, dad, or grandparent’s desk? We like to call them “pop-up” directories or something similar. Turns … Continue reading

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Memories of Politics Past

Statehouse Report included a new feature this week. Every Friday, they will highlight a photograph from our collections and challenge their readers to brush up on some history. This week, Statehouse Report asked, “Guess who this guy was and why … Continue reading

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