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article icon April 2010 • College of Charleston
Samuel Lord Hyde Photographs

Samuel Hyde was a photographer and a historian who lived in Charleston and in Summerville, S.C. He was the "chief cemetery investigator" for the South Carolina Public Service Authority during the creation of Lake Moultrie. This collection contains 2 groups of his photographs - 25 prints from the South Carolina Inter-State and West Indian Exposition of 1901-1902, and approximately 100 images taken in 1939 in the area of Lake Moultrie during its construction.

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article icon August 2011 • Historic Charleston Foundation
SCDOT Photographs - Properties in the Right-of-Way

B&W photographs of buildings and other properties located in Charleston County that were destroyed, relocated, or otherwise modified because they were in the right-of-way of where roads were being constructed or widened. Building types include houses, apartment buildings, freedmanís cottages, and other dwellings including mobile homes; commercial and industrial buildings; churches; schools; gas stations; restaurants; grocery stores and corner markets; and garages, sheds, outhouses, and other outbuildings. Roads include Interstate 26 (I-26), Route 171 (Folly Road/St. Andrews Boulevard), Route 17 (a portion of which is known as Savannah Highway), State Road 894 (Azalea Drive), State Road 31 (Reynolds Avenue), and State Road 13 (Remount Road). It is notable that some photographs in the U.S. Route 17 and I-26 groups show the area affected by the construction of the Crosstown and the Silas Pearman Bridge (a/k/a Cooper River Bridge).

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article icon December 2009 • College of Charleston
Septima Poinsette Clark Scrapbook, 1919-1983

This scrapbook celebrates the life and achievements of Charleston-born civil rights activist and educator, Septima Poinsette Clark.

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article icon October 2010 • South Carolina Historical Society
South Carolina Historical Society Manuscripts

Selections from the manuscript collection of South Carolina Historical Society. The first addition to this collection is a journal written by Peter Timothy during the Revolutionary War, detailing troop activities in Charleston.

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article icon August 2010 • South Carolina Historical Society
South Carolina Historical Society Oral Histories

Interviews with Charlestonians of various backgrounds, recorded in the 1970s and 1980s. The subjects talk about growing up in Charleston and cover such topics as preservation, race relations, the Exposition of 1901, and Charleston's involvement in World War I and World War II.

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article icon July 2009 • Medical University of South Carolina
South Carolina Hospital Postcards

The South Carolina Hospital Postcard collection includes postcards representing hospitals throughout South Carolina. The postcards provide a visual record for hospitals that may no longer exist or have changed location, and reflect the ways that hospital architecture has changed over time.

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article icon November 2009 • College of Charleston
South Carolina Inter-State and West Indian Exposition, 1901-1902

In order to attract new business to the area, the city of Charleston hosted the South Carolina Inter-State and West Indian Exposition in 1901-1902. This collection contains pamphlets of illustrations and exhibit information.

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