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Civic Services Committee Papers

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41. Off-Street Parking--Metropolitan Council Residential Study
41. Off-Street Parking--Metropolitan Council Residential Study Planning documents for the Metropolitan Council's survey/poll of Charleston residents on parking problems in Charleston. Also contains survey results and comments from residents.
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42. Off-Street Parking--Metropolitan Council Street Survey
42. Off-Street Parking--Metropolitan Council Street Survey The Metropolitan Council assigned individuals to observe parking in assigned areas. File contains planning documents for this survey including assignments and also survey reports.
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43. Off-Street Parking and Traffic--Miscellaneous Reports and Other Study Materials
43. Off-Street Parking and Traffic--Miscellaneous Reports and Other Study Materials Includes lists of various committees/committee members; correspondence and memoranda; survey materials; booklet "Traffic Regulations and Rules of the City of Charleston"; lists of traffic violations, insurance issues, city-owned property in congested areas; questionnaires on church-owned property; surveys of present off-street parking facilities; and maps of properties affected.
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44. Off-Street Parking--Transportation Publicity
44. Off-Street Parking--Transportation Publicity Newspaper clippings about the Metropolitan Council and traffic and parking issues.
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45. Boy Scout Traffic Study
45. Boy Scout Traffic Study Planning documents for traffic study conducted by a group of Charleston Boy Scouts. Includes instructions on how to conduct a traffic flow survey; survey assignments; traffic count sheets; list of Charleston Boy Scouts; maps; and correspondence between Robert N.S. Whitelaw and George W. Simons.
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46. War Memorials Committee
46. War Memorials Committee In 1944, the CSC considered the question of erecting war memorials in Charleston and formed a subcommittee to study the possibility. This folder contains planning documents including general lists of area parks and playgrounds and a list of suggested war memorials; general information about park and recreation planning; correspondence mostly consisting of suggestions for sites but also some related to the formation of the subcommittee, including from Loutrel W. Briggs, and letter to Mayor Wehman; and "Report of Committee on War Memorials."
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47. War Memorials Publicity
47. War Memorials Publicity Newspaper articles and including letters to the editor about war memorials and the war memorial committee.
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48. Road Conservation and Beautification
48. Road Conservation and Beautification In January 1937, Carolina Art Association members resolved to organize a committee of citizens from cultural and civic organizations to address the protection and beautification of the approaches to Charleston. Folder contains correspondence related to the formation of the committee; minutes of a meeting in which how to organize popular opinion was discussed; correspondence in support of the effort; and newspaper articles.
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49. Legislation--The George Bill
49. Legislation--The George Bill Copy of the "War Mobilization and Reconversion Act of 1944," a/k/a "The George Bill," which provides federal funds for making post-war plans. (Public law 458--78th Congress / Chapter 480--2nd Session / S. 2051, approved Oct. 3, 1944.)
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50. Zoning Ordinances
50. Zoning Ordinances Background information on the City of Charleston's 1931 landmark zoning ordinance. Includes City Council meeting proceedings; newspaper article about its presentation to City Council in 1931; commentary about the ordinance; "Report Made to the Mayor After the Zoning Ordinance had Been in Operation for Two Years"; CSC correspondence related to its study of the ordinance and conclusion that it needed to be revised; and newspaper articles about various zoning issues.
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52-61. Miscellaneous CSC Files
52-61. Miscellaneous CSC Files Newspaper articles, correspondence, and reports from the Civic Services Committee files, on topics related to Charleston architecture, history, government, and city planning. [Note, only a sample is included here.]
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62. Creation of Historic Charleston Foundation
62. Creation of Historic Charleston Foundation Documents (photocopies) relating to the founding of Historic Charleston Foundation, including Charter; Certificate of Incorporation; meeting minutes, and HCF's first promotional publication.
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