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Burnet Rhett Maybank Election as Governor - Article

Color photocopy of a photograph of a displayed newspaper, The Union Daily Times, reporting Burnet Rhett Maybank's election as governor of South Carolina in 1938.

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The Descendants of Col. William Rhett of South Carolina - Article

Article written by Barnwell Rhett Heyward, which appeared in The South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, vol. 4, 1903. Photocopy of original article.

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A. Burnet Rhett Papers: Miscellaneous Documents - Series

These documents consist of various items (mostly photocopies) pertaining to A. Burnett Rhett and the Aiken, Rhett, and Maybank families.

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Image of 363 King Street (Poppenheim Hardware Store) - Property File

363 King Street (Poppenheim Hardware Store) - Property File

Constructed 1891-92; facade rehabilitated 1982. W.B.W. Howe, architect; J.D. Murphy, builder-contractor; Thomas H. Reynolds, mason. The son of an Episcopal bishop who designed the Drayton House at 25 East Battery and the William Enston Home complex at 900 King Street executed the plans for a new hardware store for the merchant Christopher P. Poppenheim. Called "an ornament to the street" in a headline for a story in the March 23, 1892, edition ...

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Image of 227 King Street (Riviera Theater a/k/a Academy of Music a/k/a 225 King Street) - Property File

227 King Street (Riviera Theater a/k/a Academy of Music a/k/a 225 King Street) - Property File

Constructed 1937-38; rehabilitated and renovated, 1996-97. Charles C. Benton and Sons, architects. One of Charleston's most beloved buildings, the Riviera Theater, was built at the end of the 1930s as the city's first motion picture theater, and is a significant example of the Art Deco style. The Riviera supplanted the earlier Academy of Music, a structure erected in 1838 and converted to use as a theater in 1869. The Pastime Amusement Company, o ...

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Image of 229-233 King Street (Rachel Lazarus Building) - Property File

229-233 King Street (Rachel Lazarus Building) - Property File

Constructed ca. 1839; various rehabilitation late 1980s. Rachel Florence Lazurus, one of a number of "sole traders" (women permitted by South Carolina equity courts to operate businesses separate from their husbands) first acquired this status in 1804 and entered the dry goods business in 1817. A woman of great strength and talent, she was the only female subscriber to the Hebrew Harmonic Society, a group that provided the funds for the install ...

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Image of 235 King Street - Property File

235 King Street - Property File

Built in 1838-1839 (after the Great Fire of 1838) by Martin Vogel and Francis Salvo, partners in the firm Vogel & Salvo, cabinetmakers. File contains newspaper article (1982 DYKYC); Rosen and Associates inspection report (2002).

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