County: Greenville County

UDC Applications (1913-1929)

Membership applications of the Benjamin Brockman and Hampton Lee chapters of the United Daughters of the Confederacy ranging from 1913-1929. Members lived in the greater Greer area. Applications contain genealogy details of date of birth and family relationships.


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Welcome High School Yearbooks

Yearbooks from Welcome High School located off of White Horse Road in the Welcome Community.


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Stokes Grocery Ledger (Greer, SC)

Henry Singleton Stokes moved from Pleasant Hill to Greer in 1908 to open Stokes Grocery at the corner of N. Main Street and E. Poinsett Street. This handwritten ledger details items purchased from his store from 1908-1909. Common items sold include food, clothing, and tobacco.


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Joe Jackson Reference Book

Comprehensive reference book covering Shoeless Joe Jackson’s entire baseball career (1908-1932).


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Greenville’s Jewish Community

A collection of photographs from private collections, digitized by the Greenville County Library System.


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Greenville County Library System – Augusta Road

In 1932, the WPA built “So Big” on a vacant lot on Augusta Road. After the diminutive building, the bookmobile served the area until 1975 when the library rented a storefront next to Pickwick Pharmacy. In 2004 the Ramsey Family Branch Library replaced the rented space.


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Greenville County Library System – Mauldin

In 1961, citizens persuaded the Library to stock books in two unused rooms of Mauldin town hall. A visit to this little collection from Arthur Magill resulted in the gift of a building, which opened in 1962. The branch moved to the new W. Jack Greer Library in August 29, 1999.


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Greenville County Library System – Main

Greenville’s library opened in 1921 under the leadership of Thomas F. Parker in a storage room on E. Coffee St. Over the years the Main library has been housed in the Jervey Jordan building, old Park School building, College Street building, and, in 2002, moved to its current location.


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Greenville County Library System – Travelers Rest

Beginning in 1927 the bookmobile began visiting Travelers Rest each week, but by 1961 more was needed so a branch opened on the second floor of the Saving & Loan building on Main Street. In 1971, the library moved to a larger storefront until September 1996 when the new Sargent Branch opened on Center Street.


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Greenville County Library System – Simpsonville

The Simpsonville branch opened in 1926 located in the front part of a furniture store on South Main Street. In 1940 the library moved into a building funded by the WPA, which was later remodeled. In 1997, the current Hendricks branch opened to the public.


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