Author Archives: Lori Schwartz

SCPC Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Goldwater 1964 Presidential Campaign

Kicking off a short series of posts celebrating the anniversary of Barry Goldwater’s 1964 campaign… Continue reading

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“A Great American,” Congressman Joseph R. Bryson

An exhibit is on display in Hollings Library showcasing items from Congressman Bryson’s collection which relate to his support for reinstating Prohibition. Continue reading

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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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