Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AMN 1088
Abstract Herb Frazier, an African American journalist based in the Lowcountry, has reported and edited for various newspapers in South Carolina and elsewhere since 1972. Frazier has been active in professional journalism associations and in education initiatives for minority journalism.The collection includes materials related to the personal and professional life of Herb Frazier. A small portion of the collection contains biographical, educational, and other personal information. The...
Identifier: Mss 0222
Collection Overview The collection contains research notes, correspondence, transcripts of oral history interviews, manuscript drafts, photographs, and photocopies of primary source materials for Fritz P. Hamer’s 1998 dissertation A Southern City Enters the Twentieth Century: Charleston, its Navy Yard, and World War II, 1940-1948 and 2005 book Charleston Reborn: A Southern City, its Navy Yard and World War II. Research materials also focus on...
Dates: 1947-2013; Majority of material found within 1995-2005
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
Identifier: AMN 1100
Abstract William (Bill) Saunders, was an organizer and lead negotiator of the Charleston Hospital Stike of 1969. In 1970, Saunders established the Committee on Better Racial Assurance (COBRA) to address race-related community problems and provide assistance to community members in need. He also operated the AM radio station WPAL from 1972-1998. This collection includes materials relating to the personal and professional life of Saunders. A very small portion of the papers contains...
Dates: approximately 1950-2004