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Willy Adler papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-028
Abstract

The collection consists of correspondence, certificates, and other papers of Willy Adler (1920-), a native of Hamburg, Germany, who immigrated to the United States in 1939. Materials document Nazi persecution of the Adler family.

Dates: 1913-1938, 1982-2010

Will McMasters papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-036
Abstract

The collection consists of photographs, booklets, and maps related to Will McMasters, a captain in the 56th Armored Engineers Battalion of the U.S. Army during World War II. Included are nine Holocaust atrocity photographs from Mauthausen concentration camp, in Austria.

Dates: 1942-1945, 2007

William Vincent Moore papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0153
Abstract Writings, printed materials, working files, correspondence, photographs, and audiovisual materials of William Vincent Moore, Professor of Political Science at the College of Charleston from 1972 to 2009. Materials document Moore's scholarly research of American political extremism, South Carolina politics, and Southern politics. Printed materials amassed by Moore make up a significant portion of the collection and consist of newspapers, newsletters, magazines, booklets, pamphlets, direct...
Dates: 1895-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2009

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

 Collection
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

Robert Turner Holocaust atrocity photographs

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Identifier: Mss 1065-023
Abstract

The collection consists of twenty-six Holocaust atrocity photographs taken by Robert Turner, a U.S. soldier who photographed victims in a Bavarian concentration camp after it was liberated.

Dates: 1945

Lucille Simmons Whipper papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1146
Abstract Lucille Simmons Whipper (1928-2021), an educator, guidance counselor, academic administrator, community, and religious leader and the first African-American woman to serve as an State of South Carolina House of Representatives in Charleston's District 109 (1986-1996). She exercised her activism with her graduating class at Avery Institute in their attempts to desegregate the College of Charleston in 1944. Decades later, Whipper was instrumental in working with the State of South Carolina and...
Dates: 1900-2016, undated

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clippings (information artifacts) 4
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South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 20th century 3
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 2
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articles 2
audiocassettes 2
awards 2
congressional committee records 2
digital images 2
legislative records 2
photocopies 2
photograph albums 2
publications (documents) 2
scrapbooks 2
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45 rpm records 1
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Affirmative Action programs 1
African American History Month 1
African American churches 1
African American men 1
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African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
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White supremacy movements -- United States 1
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audiotapes 1
bills (legislative records) 1
black-and-white negatives 1
black-and-white slides 1
brochures 1
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Rivers, L. Mendel (Lucius Mendel), 1905-1970 3
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Anderson, Dorothy Middleton 2
Charleston Naval Shipyard 2
Eastman, Margaret Middleton Rivers 2