Author Archives: Lori Schwartz

Learning about Agriculture at the National Museum of American History

A summer spent immersed in agricultural history…see what Chris learned in our nation’s capital. Continue reading

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Congressman Jim Clyburn publishes memoir

Clyburn drew a large crowd on Monday, May 5 at the Hollings Library where he spoke about his new memoir, “Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black.” Continue reading

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The Diplomatic Life

Our new exhibit, “The Diplomatic Life,” is now up in the SCPC Gallery. Read all about it and check out some great images! Continue reading

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“Passing the Torch”

Henrie Treadwell spoke recently at USC’s Spigner House on a “Civil Rights Agenda for the 21st Century.” Our Herb Hartsook was there. Continue reading

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The United States Congress: The First 225 Years

Herb Hartsook helps us celebrate Congress Week. Continue reading

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Congress Week Exhibit: Early Congressmen and women in South Carolina

Happy 225th Birthday, Congress! Continue reading

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Judge Matthew J. Perry: In His Own Words

Judge Matthew J. Perry, Jr. had a fascinating legal career and achieved much progress for civil rights in South Carolina, he discussed his experience as a lawyer as well as some aspects of his personal life in a lengthy oral history conducted by Dr. Robert J. Moore. Continue reading

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Annual Meeting of the Association of Centers for the Study of Congress, May 14-16, 2014

Information for meeting attendees from the Host Committee (i.e. SCPC staff) Continue reading

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Edward P. “Ted” Riley: In His Own Words

Learn more about the life and career of longtime South Carolina Democratic activist Edward P. “Ted” Riley in this latest installment from SCPC’s Oral History project. Continue reading

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Sol Blatt: In His Own Words

Learn about the powerful, former longtime Speaker of the SC House, Sol Blatt, in the latest installment from our “In Their Own Words” series! Continue reading

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