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The Powderhorn was a bi-yearly magazine written and edited by students intended to replace the Carolana yearbook, which had seen a steady decline in interest from students willing to generate content and publish a traditional yearbook each year. In fact, the Carolana yearbook publication lapsed for seven years, from 1982 to 1989, and only published …

Group photo of SCSHA meeting

The South Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association (SCSHA) is a professional association for Audiologists (AUDs), Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs), and Speech-Language Pathology Assistants (SLPAs).  The professionals that are members of SCSHA provide speech, language, hearing, and swallowing evaluations and interventions that improve the lives of individuals with communication and swallowing disorders. The purpose of the organization is to …

montage of blueprints

The iconic Babcock Building, part of the campus of the South Carolina State Hospital on Bull Street, opened its doors in 1885. The design follows a modified “Kirkbride Plan” in which wards were staggered to allow for increased natural light and improved ventilation. The Babcock Building’s red cupola became a symbol of the mental health …

Image depicting a large group of Black children gathered around a stone staircase

The Phillis Wheatley Association was founded by Hattie Logan Duckett in 1919 as a community center for Black individuals. While the center has changed throughout the years for their users, it has remained as a pillar of support in the Greenville community. In 2019, the organization celebrated its 100th year.

black and white photo of workmen in factory

This collection contains photographs, contracts, sales catalogs and other items pertaining to the Williams Furniture Company of Sumter, S.C. and its consolidated corporations. From 1932 to 2004, the Williams Furniture Company was a unionized plant located in Sumter, S.C. which produced furniture and related wood products for the national market. The company operated under multiple …

Image of a crop lien for Frank Read

In the Southern States, particularly in the cotton, rice, and tobacco sections, the use of crop liens for short-time loans appears to be much greater than in other sections of the country. It is a common practice throughout the country for farmers to run up book accounts with local merchants during the spring and summer …

Two boys standing in front of Atkin's Landing sign proudly hold a large fish

Atkins Landing – The landing was on the shore of one of the Santee-Cooper Project’s lakes, Lake Moultrie, near Moncks Corner. S.C. Milton “Flippo” and Henry “Stringbean” Atkins, two brothers who had grown up in Vance, S. C. were ardent fishermen. They recognized the lake as a fisherman’s paradise that would attract not only locals …

A collection of letters written by J. O. Charles to his wife, Martha Charles, which discuss his thoughts and concerns regarding camplife during the Civil War, 1861-1865. Charles served in the S.C. 16th Infantry (Greenville Regiment).

In 1944, the Civil Services Committee—a committee organized by the Carolina Arts Association—was tasked with conducting a survey of the architecture in the city of Charleston, with the survey project called This is Charleston. This collection contains the This is Charleston’s nearly 900 survey cards and photographs of structures in the city. The front of …

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