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

  • SC County: Richland
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    • [Children's games]

    • 1936 - 1937
    • Two African-American children's games of Richland County, South Carolina.
    • Richland County (S.C.)
    • [Spirituals]

    • 1936 - 1937
    • Compilation of spirituals sung by the Pearson Funeral Home Choir of Columbia, South Carolina.
    • Richland County (S.C.)
    • [Spirituals]

    • 1936 - 1937
    • Compilation of spirituals sung by the Pearson Funeral Home Choir of Columbia, South Carolina.
    • Richland County (S.C.)
    • Adele Frost, Ex-slave 93 Years of Age

    • 1936 - 1937
    • Interview with Adele Frost, a formerly enslaved African American from Charleston County, South Carolina. Describes her family, plantation life, funerals, and the arrival of Union troops.
    • Charleston County (S.C.); Richland County (S.C.)
    • Andrew Bryan

    • 1936 - 1937
    • A brief biography of Andrew Bryan, an enslaved African American who became a prominent Baptist preacher in Savannah, Georgia.
    • Berkeley County (S.C.); Charleston County (S.C.); Richland County (S.C.)
    • Camp Welfare

    • 1936 - 1937
    • A brief history of Camp Welfare, a nondenominational church camp in Fairfield County.
    • Fairfield County (S.C.); Richland County (S.C.)
    • Camp Welfare

    • 1936-03-20
    • A brief history of Camp Welfare, a nondenominational church camp in Fairfield County.
    • Fairfield County (S.C.); Richland County (S.C.)
    • 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.)
    • Daniel Jackson Sanders, Fairfield County, South Carolina

    • 1936-07-18
    • A brief biography of Daniel Jackson Sanders, former slave and president of Biddle University [now Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, North Carolina].
    • Chester County (S.C.); Fairfield County (S.C.); Richland County (S.C.)
    • Denmark Vesey

    • 1936 - 1937
    • A brief biography of Denmark Vesey, a slave who spurred anti-slavery sentiment in Charleston, South Carolina, and was executed for his connection to a planned slave insurrection.
    • Charleston County (S.C.); Richland County (S.C.)
    • Dr. John J. Starks, Richland County

    • 1936-05-04
    • A brief biography of Dr. John J. Starks, the first African-American president of Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina.
    • Greenwood County (S.C.); Oconee County (S.C.); Richland County (S.C.)
    • Early Negro Life in South Carolina Low-country

    • 1936-05-04
    • A brief history of African-American life and handiwork in the Low Country of South Carolina, from the slavery era to Reconstruction.
    • Barnwell County (S.C.); Charleston County (S.C.); Richland County (S.C.)

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