Category Archives: guest blog post

Running Up the Flag, or, How John Amasa May Thumbed His Nose at JFK

This morning, at a few minutes after 10:00, the controversial Confederate battle flag was removed from its position beside the Confederate monument on the State House grounds. Historian John Hammond Moore researched and drafted an article on the history of … Continue reading

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Reflections of a Moore Summer Intern

By Chandler White I became aware of the Moore Summer Internship through my academic adviser at the University of Tennessee, where I am a second year graduate student. I made the decision to apply due to my dual interests in … Continue reading

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Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Museum and Historic Site

Bryan Dorn was very proud of his friendship with educator Benjamin Mays. SCPC was delighted to provide from our Dorn collection a recording of Mays’ 1981 speech at the dedication of the Mays Crossroads. That speech is just one of … Continue reading

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The Summerton 60

Senator Hollings writes regular op-ed pieces on issues that concern him. Following is one he sent out today, which we want to share with our followers. ~ Herb Hartsook The Summerton 60 An Op-Ed by former U.S. Senator Ernest F. … Continue reading

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One Last Reflection on the Goldwater 1964 Campaign

This entry is the third and final entry celebrating the 50th anniversary of Barry Goldwater’s 1964 Presidential campaign. See the first and second. An exhibit in the Hollings Library’s Brittain Gallery, October 21 through November, titled, In Your Heart, You … Continue reading

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Former South Carolina Governor James B. Edwards on the 1964 Presidential Campaign Waged by Barry Goldwater

This entry is the second in a short series of posts celebrating the 50th anniversary of Barry Goldwater’s 1964 Presidential campaign. See the first and third. An exhibit in the Hollings Library’s Brittain Gallery, October 16 through November, “In Your … Continue reading

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Researching the Democratic Party at SCPC

South Carolina native and Cambridge graduate student Thomas Hydrick writes about his research for his dissertation at SCPC. Continue reading

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Investing in the Future: Gov. Robert McNair, the Moody Report, and Funding Change

Doctoral candidate Elizabeth Pearson contributes a blog post on her recent research at SCPC, including her discovery of some interesting exchanges between Governor Robert McNair and Speaker of the House Sol Blatt in 1968. Continue reading

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The Orangeburg Massacre: Experience & History

A thoughtful post from author and SCPC researcher Jack Roper on the event known as the Orangeburg Massacre has been added to the blog. Continue reading

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