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Oceola (Columbia, S.C. : Newspaper)

Records, 1972-ca.1978


Volume: 1.5 linear feet

Annex (Materials stored offsite; advance notification required).


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Background

Activist newspaper with offices in Columbia, but covering the entire state; began publishing in Mar. 1972, as monthly; became a weekly in July 1973, with over 7700 subscribers in 1978.

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Scope and Content

The Osceola newspaper specialized in the coverage of significant social and political themes and events; collection reflects this mission, consisting primarily of reference material arranged topically, including clippings, reporters' notes, press releases, and brochures on subjects of interest.

Collection also includes subscriber list, 1978; three cassette recordings of interviews; a story index; and undated questionnaires returned by subscribers giving household size, age, income, sex, race, comments, and time spent reading newspapers.

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Contents List

............................................Box 1    
     0sceola 
          General
          Story Index
     Agriculture
          General
          Dairy
     Cable Television
     Carolina Research and Development Foundation

     Cassettes: 
          1)Karen Sunstram (sp'?) re a questionable poll
               conducted by The State on the upcoming Senate 
               election between Strom Thurmond and Pug Ravenel.

          2) Elton Manzioni (sp?) re the Oconee County sheriff, 
               an investigation into Centric, Inc., and other
               topics.

          3) anonymous interview.

     Citizens Center for Quality: Education
     Columbia, S.C. -
     Consumer Issues
     Crime and Punishment
          General
          Lexington County Sheriff
     Education
     Energy
          Nuclear
          Utilities
     Environment
     General Assembly
     Health Care
          Aiken County Hospital
          Brown Lung Disease 
          Richland Memorial Hospital    
     Home Rule
     Human Affairs Commission
     Hutchinson Island
     Indians 
     Insurance
     General
     New South Insurance Co.
     Kiawah Island
     Labor Unions
     Mental Health and Retardation
     Mining
     Morgan's Pointe
     Parnell, Wanda
     Public Service Commission
     Ravenel, Pug 
     Reapportionment
     Redfern II, James
     RiIey, Richard
     Santee Reserve
     Sports
     Textile Industry
     Tobacco
     University of South Carolina, Law School
     Voter Registration
     Welfare
     Women
     Questionaires, folders 1-2

............................................Box 2
     Questionaires, folders 3-5,

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