Time Period: Jazz Age (1919 - 1929)

Historical Spartanburg County Maps

This selection of maps illustrates the development of Spartanburg County from an isolated settlement to a regional center as few other historical resources can. In addition to documenting areas rarely photographed, maps can be useful to researchers interested in charting the changes in land use for a given geographic area. Information included in many of …


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Fox Movietone News Collection

The collection contains seven million feet of nitrate motion picture film and four million feet of safety motion picture film documenting the national and global politics and culture from 1919 through 1934 and from September 1942 through August 1944. Paper holdings provide detailed notes generated by original camera crews as well as ephemera related to …


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Berkeley County (S.C.) Memories – Berkeley County High School

The first totally county-funded school in Berkeley County was established in 1912 in Moncks Corner. Students of all ages attended. By 1928, the number of students had dramatically increased. A separate high school was needed. Construction began on a two-story brick building with twelve classrooms, a library, and an office. Berkeley High School was student-ready …


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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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Berkeley County (S.C.) Memories – Yeamans Hall Club

Yeamans Hall Club, still in existence, is on the original 1,070 (of the 6000) acres of land bestowed to Sir John Yeamans (Baronet) by the Lords Proprietors for his loyalty to King Charles II (1665). The first plantation house built in 1674 stood for nineteen years. In 1695, the new owner, Landgrave Thomas Smith II …


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Garnet and Black Yearbooks, 1899-1994

The University of South Carolina Garnet and Black Yearbooks range from 1899 to 1994 and are from the South Caroliniana Library collection. Browse the yearbooks by decade, or search across available volumes with a keyword search.


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South Carolina Oyster Industry: A History

This is an electronic resource from the Gregg-Graniteville Library at University of South Carolina, Aiken


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Trinity Episcopal Cathedral Archival Collections

From its beginnings as a country church of fewer than twenty-five communicants, Trinity has grown to an urban parish numbering more than 3,600 baptized members. Throughout its history the parish has played a leading role in the affairs of the city, the state, and the church. Six of her rectors have become bishops, and she …


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James Calvin Hemphill, Sr. Architectural Collection

James Calvin Hemphill (1889-1970) was an architect born in Abbeville, South Carolina. The James Calvin Hemphill Collection contains architectural plans, artists’ renderings and photographs of buildings that he designed during his career.  Hemphill’s career spanned more than fifty-five years in South Carolina with a focus on Greenwood and Abbeville. He served as president of the …


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Clemson University Commencement Programs

Clemson University’s commencement programs from 1896 to the Present.


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