BROWSE ITEMS TAGGED "SOUTH CAROLINA"
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Loading Ammunition at the Charleston Port of Embarkation

Loading Ammunition

March 1, 1944

 
Dock workers at the Charleston Port of Embarkation load ammunition on a supply ship bound for Europe...

Tags: Ammunition | South Carolina | World War II
Wounded Soldiers Aboard Hospital Ships

wounded soldiers

1943-1944

Wounded soldiers were often transported back to the United States from battlefields all over the world in hospital ships...

Tags: Health | Ships | Soldiers | South Carolina | World War II
U.S. Hospital Ships

U.S. Hospital Ships

1944

Wounded soldiers were often transported back to the United States from battlefields all over the world in hospital ships...

Tags: Health | Ships | South Carolina | World War II
Charleston Navy Yard Recruiting Posters

Recruiting Posters

1943-1945

The Charleston Navy Yard recruited qualified workers using a variety of techniques, including posters...

Tags: Propaganda | Recruiting | South Carolina | World War II
Certificate of Availability Process

Certificate of Availability

November 1944

Originally denied in September and October 1944, Sam Garwood was finally granted his release from the Charleston Navy Yard...

Tags: Georgia | Labor | South Carolina | World War II
The Right To Vote

The Right To Vote

1871

After the Civil War, some white citizens used a variety of tactics to prevent African Americans from voting...

Tags: African Americans | South Carolina
Equal Pay for Black Teachers

Equal Pay

February 6, 1945

When they returned to the classroom after their service in World War II, many African American teachers were inspired to gain equality of pay ...

Tags: African Americans | South Carolina
Briggs v. Elliott

Briggs v. Elliott

1950-1951

In 1947, Harry and Eliza Briggs were concerned parents in Summerton, South Carolina because their children were not afforded the opportunity...

Tags: African Americans | South Carolina
Blinding of Isaac Woodard, Jr.

U.S. Army Veteran Blinded

February 1946

On February 12, 1946, hours after being honorably discharged from the U.S. Army, African American World War II veteran...

Tags: African Americans | South Carolina
May Day Investigation

May Day Investigation

April 20, 1948

This once confidential memo was sent from the Third Army headquarters in Ft. McPherson, Georgia, to select commanding officers...

Tags: Communism | Espionage | Georgia | South Carolina