Author Archives: Lori Schwartz

“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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Christmas at the Governor’s Mansion

For part 3 in our Oral History series, Chris takes us to the bustling Governor’s mansion in December. Continue reading

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Tales from the Governor’s Mansion: Anecdotes from the West Family Oral Histories

Graduate assistant Clara Bertagnolli tells stories from the oral histories of the West family. Continue reading

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Whiskey and Watermelons: Anecdotes from the Johnston Years

Chris Fite, one of SCPC’s new graduate student assistants, regales us with tales from an oral history he recently read and cataloged. Continue reading

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