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Brown at 65: Preserving South Carolina’s Role in the Desegregation of America’s Schools

A blog post by Ramon Jackson, African American Heritage Coordinator   This week marks the 65th anniversary of the Brown vs. Board of Education…

Meet the Staff - Jessica Hills

A Blog Post by Jessica Hills       I was born and raised in Myrtle Beach, SC, where my all of my immediate family still lives.  For undergrad, I…

South Carolina African American Heritage Commission (SCAAHC)

A blog post by Ramon Jackson Established through the passage of a joint resolution by the SC General Assembly in May 1993, the South Carolina…

Meet the Staff: Joseph Wilkinson

      I was born here in Columbia and have lived in South Carolina my whole life. I grew up in Calhoun County, where as a kid I was exposed to…

Meet the Staff: Virginia Harness

      Meet the Staff: Virginia Harness   Although I was born in Indiana, my family moved to Morgantown, West Virginia when I was a toddler and…

All Aboard! There’s a new SCHPR!

A blog post by Morgan Jones-King   What is SCHPR? The South Carolina Historic Properties Record (or SCHPR, pronounced “Skipper”) is an online…

Meet the staff: Wade H. Dorsey

  I was reared in Carroll County, Ga., in the northwestern Piedmont section of that state.  I attended the Mount Zion schools, which were small and…

Meet the Former Staff: Alexander Samuel Salley

A Blog Post by Kathryn Slover Today we begin our “Meet the Staff” blog series. Each month we will introduce a new staff member from the South…

Hockey Hall of Famer Willie O’Ree Finds His South Carolina Roots at SCDAH

A Blog Post By Evan Spencer   The South Carolina Department of Archives and History preserves the records of South Carolina’s state and local…

Records Training Day 2018

A Blog Post By Jessica Hills   The mission of the Department of Archives and History is to preserve the documentary and cultural heritage of the…