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South Carolina: A Guide to the Palmetto State - Federal Writers’ Project (S.C.)

Compiled by Workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of South Carolina, this Guide is a comprehensive view of the state, featuring the livelihoods, natural resources, customs, art, and history of the people from Lowcountry plantations to the Indian block houses of the Up Country, from Fort Sumter to King's Mountain.

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Old South Carolina Churches - Sellers, Hazel Crowson

Illustrated descriptions of several SC churches. Charleston churches include: St. Philip's Episcopal Church, St. Michael's Episcopal Church, Scotch Presbyterian Church, St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, the Unitarian Church, St. John's Lutheran Church, Bethel Methodist Church, Temple K.K. Beth Elohim (Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim a/k/a KKBE), and the First Baptist Church, and the French Protestant (Huguenot) Church.

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This Much Longed-For Country -

Annual report of the Huguenot Society. Features an article entitled "Ce Pais Tant Desire : This Much Longed-For Country," which presents two letters, one written in 1686 by Jean Boyd of Bordeaux, France, and a second written in 1691 by his son Jean Boyd II from Charles Towne in Carolina. Facsimiles of both letters are presented, as well as translations. Of note is the 1691 map of Charles Towne, perhaps the earliest known map of the colony. ...

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Transactions of the Huguenot Society of South Carolina, No. 110 -

Annual report of the Huguenot Society. Features an article entitled "Ce Pais Tant Desire : This Much Longed-For Country," which presents two letters, one written in 1686 by Jean Boyd of Bordeaux, France, and a second written in 1691 by his son Jean Boyd II from Charles Towne in Carolina. Facsimiles of both letters are presented, as well as translations. Of note is the 1691 map of Charles Towne, perhaps the earliest known map of the colony. ...

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John and Edward Rutledge of South Carolina - Haw, James

Biography that chronicles the lives of John Rutledge and Edward Rutledge, members of one of the nation's most influential political families during the American Revolutionary period. Raised in Charleston, both brothers went on to serve as representatives to the Continental Congress and as governors of their home state.

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African Americans at Mars Bluff, South Carolina - Vernon, Amelia Wallace, 1926-

Based on interviews of members of the African American community in Mars Bluff, a small farming community in SC's pine belt, this book chronicles the history of individuals who lived in the mid-18th century to the mid-20th century, chronicling the conditions of slavery, the struggles and triumphs of post-emancipation life, and the perpetuation of many African traditions.

Object Type: Library