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Fri, 10/01/2021

A Blog Post by Michael Fondren



Federal Records

Tue, 08/24/2021

A Blog post by Roberto G. Muñoz-Pando

Thu, 06/17/2021

A Blog Post By Ramon Jackson


Over the past year, the South Carolina African American Heritage Commission (SCAAHC) has been conducting a detailed survey of…

Wed, 06/02/2021

A Blog Post by Wade Dorsey


The Archives is delighted to report that two of our most important series of land records, the State Plats from both the Charleston…

Mon, 04/12/2021

A Blog Post by John Sylvest


2021 marks 30 years since the end of the Cold War, the period of intense ideological and military competition between the United…

Thu, 03/11/2021

A Blog Post by Brad Sauls


South Carolina is fortunate to have many historic buildings and sites that are physical reminders of our state’s history. These places…

Wed, 02/24/2021

A Blog Post by Ramon Jackson


As Black History Month draws to a close, I have been thrilled to answer numerous requests for book lists, digital resources, and…

Fri, 02/12/2021

Sources for African American Genealogical Research


A Blog Post by Steve Tuttle

Tue, 01/19/2021

Although I was born in Virginia, I was raised here in South Carolina in Calhoun County.  Growing up on a farm, my closest friends were the horses, cows and pigs that also…