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Brooke Stillwell, graphic artist at DEIS, has created an extensive visual history of USC for the Bicentennial Celebration Web-page. The page offers links to Bicentennial events, projects/exhibits, publications, keepsakes, a history timeline, the opening Bicentennial ceremony, “On This Day in Carolina History...,”“Come Take Your Place in History,” a volunteer form, and a feature page about Richard Greener, the institution's first African American faculty member.
timeline is quite extensive and blends photographs, documents,
drawings, and realia with text which, when completed, will present
an overview of the University's first 200 years. A work in
progress, the timeline currently goes through 1867. Events
commemorated on the timeline include the chartering of South
Carolina College, plans for the first buildings,
The pages devoted to Richard Greener provide a biography of the professor and librarian; information about some of his contemporaries called “From the World of Richard Greener;”a“Photography Collection of Richard Greener” showing all of the recently rediscovered photographs which Greener took of the campus in 1873-74; and a description, photographs and reviews of USC professor Ron Tuttle's play about the life of Greener, The White Problem.
This page updated February 6, 2002 by Amy W. Yarbrough.
This page copyright © 2002, The Board of Trustees of the University of South Carolina.