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Our collections include records of South Carolina’s leaders in Congress and the General Assembly, the state’s political parties, and other individuals and organizations playing substantive roles in politics and government.

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West, Lois (1921-2014)

Oral History Transcript
Lois West, wife of John West, served as First Lady of South Carolina from 1971 to 1975. She had similar official responsibilities as ambassador's wife in Saudi Arabia from 1977 to 1981.