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You've searched: WPA Federal Writers' Project on African American Life in South Carolina

  • SC County: Orangeburg
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    • Celia Dial Saxon

    • 1936 - 1937
    • A brief biography of Celia Dial Saxon, an African-American teacher and community leader.
    • Orangeburg County (S.C.); Richland County (S.C.)
    • Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church

    • 1936-06-25
    • A brief history of Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.
    • Charleston County (S.C.); Orangeburg County (S.C.)
    • Children's Games

    • 1936 - 1937
    • Compilation of African-American children's games of Charleston and Orangeburg, South Carolina.
    • Charleston County (S.C.); Orangeburg County (S.C.)
    • Come On Wood Your Money

    • 1936 - 1937
    • Interview and lyrics pertaining to the offering at a camp meeting in Bull Swamp, Orangeburg County, South Carolina.
    • Charleston County (S.C.); Orangeburg County (S.C.)
    • Cum Wood Yur Money

    • 1936 - 1937
    • Lyrics and interview pertaining to the offering at a camp meeting in Bull Swamp, Orangeburg County, South Carolina.
    • Charleston County (S.C.); Orangeburg County (S.C.)
    • Ex-Congressman Thomas Ezekiel Miller

    • 1936 - 1937
    • A brief biography of the Hon. Thomas Ezekiel Miller, an African-American lawyer who was a South Carolina state politician and a Representative in Congress during Reconstruction.
    • Beaufort County (S.C.); Charleston County (S.C.); Orangeburg County (S.C.)
    • John Wesley Moultrie

    • 1936 - 1937
    • A brief biography of Rev. John Wesley Moultrie, of Charleston, South Carolina.
    • Charleston County (S.C.); Edgefield County (S.C.); Florence County (S.C.); Marion County (S.C.); Orangeburg County (S.C.); Sumter County (S.C.); York County (S.C.)
    • Miscellaneous Superstitions: Charms and Magic

    • 1936 - 1937
    • Discussion of South Carolina folklore and folkways, including songs, magic, superstitions, and a funeral service.
    • Beaufort County (S.C.); Lexington County (S.C.); Newberry County (S.C.); Orangeburg County (S.C.); Richland County (S.C.); Saluda County (S.C.)
    • Miscellaneous Superstitions: Charms and Magic

    • 1936 - 1937
    • Discussion of South Carolina folklore and folkways, including songs, magic, superstitions, and a funeral service.
    • Beaufort County (S.C.); Lexington County (S.C.); Newberry County (S.C.); Orangeburg County (S.C.); Richland County (S.C.); Saluda County (S.C.)
    • Robert Shaw Wilkinson, Orangeburg County, South Carolina

    • 1936 - 1937
    • A brief biography of Robert Shaw Wilkinson, former head of the South Carolina Agricultural and Mechanical College [now South Carolina State University], Orangeburg, South Carolina.
    • Beaufort County (S.C.); Charleston County (S.C.); Orangeburg County (S.C.)
    • Slavery of the Negro in South Carolina

    • 1936 - 1937
    • A brief overview of slavery in South Carolina, including importation, legal aspects, and education.
    • Beaufort County (S.C.); Charleston County (S.C.); Orangeburg County (S.C.); Richland County (S.C.)
    • White Overseer Had Negro Wife

    • 1936 - 1937
    • Interview with Jannie Holling, a formerly enslaved African American from "Utahville" [Eutawville], South Carolina. Describes the slaves' garden, plantation life, and postwar experiences.
    • Charleston County (S.C.); Orangeburg County (S.C.)
    • William A. Sinclair, Georgetown, South Carolina

    • 1936-05-09
    • A brief biography of William A. Sinclair, an African-American educator and administrator.
    • Georgetown County (S.C.); Orangeburg County (S.C.); Richland County (S.C.)
    • William W. Beckett (1857–1926)

    • 1936 - 1937
    • A brief biography of William Wesley Beckett, an African Methodist Episcopal bishop.
    • Charleston County (S.C.); Orangeburg County (S.C.); Richland County (S.C.)

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