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Craft and Crum families papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1102
Abstract William Craft (1824-1900) and Ellen Smith Craft (1826-1891) were slaves who met and married on a plantation in Macon, Georgia. Unwilling to raise children in slavery, in December 1848 they devised a plan to escape to Philadephia, Pennsylvania. Ellen dressed as an invalid male, her arm in a sling to avoid writing (neither William nor Ellen could read or write) and face in bandages to obscure her feminine voice and lack of facial hair. William accompanied her as a servant. They arrived in...
Dates: 1780-2007

Senator Burnet R. Maybank papers

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Identifier: Mss 0085
Abstract Legislative files, correspondence, printed material, voting records, and personal papers of Burnet Rhett Maybank (1899-1954), United States Senator from 1941 to 1954. Materials primarily relate to Maybank's professional life as a United States Senator and include his legislative working files and constituent correspondence. The collection also includes a small amount of personal papers concerning Maybank and his family including personal correspondence, financial material, photographs,...
Dates: 1914-1973; Majority of material found within 1941-1954

Rivers family papers

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Identifier: Mss 0199
Abstract Correspondence, programs, publications, newspaper clippings, journals, photographs, slides, scrapbooks, audiovisual material, genealogical material, and personal files belonging to and concerning the Rivers family. Materials primarily relate to L. Mendel Rivers' service in Congress from 1941 to 1970, the writings of his wife Margaret Middleton Rivers, and their three children Margaret Rivers Eastman, Marion Rivers Ravenel Cato, and L. Mendel Rivers, Jr. Topics of particular interest include...
Dates: 1800-2011; Majority of material found within 1920-2007

L. Mendel Rivers papers

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Identifier: Mss 0198
Abstract Correspondence, programs, publications, newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs, photo albums, scrapbooks, awards, certificates, financial material, and personal files of L. Mendel Rivers (1905-1970), Democratic United States Representative from South Carolina's 1st Congressional District from 1941 to 1970. Materials primarily relate to Rivers' service in Congress with topics including the Cold War, Vietnam War, the Charleston Naval Shipyard, the United States Armed Forces, military pay...
Dates: 1876-1990; Majority of material found within 1941-1970

L. Mendel Rivers papers

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Identifier: Mss 0094
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, legislative files, political files, and committee files of L. Mendel Rivers (1905-1970), Democratic United States Representative from South Carolina's 1st Congressional District from 1941 to 1970. Materials primarily relate to Rivers' service in Congress from 1955 to 1962 with topics including the Cold War, Cuban Missile Crisis, Bay of Pigs invasion, Civil Rights, public school desegregation, and the United States Armed Services and defense programs. Also...
Dates: 1940-1962; Majority of material found within 1957-1962

John C. Ruoff papers

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Identifier: AMN 1027
Abstract John Carl Ruoff (born 1948) received a Ph.D. in History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1976, specializing in social and cultural history of the 19th century American South. Starting in 1987, he has worked as Executive and then Research Director for South Carolina Fair Share, a civil rights advocacy group, providing statistical and demographic technical assistance and support to community groups. He has also provided policy analysis and advocacy on consumer, utility,...
Dates: 1972-2002

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Charleston Naval Shipyard 3
Rivers, L. Mendel (Lucius Mendel), 1905-1970 3
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