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Meet the Staff Erin Lowry

        I grew up in the Ballentine, SC area.  History was always a part of my reality.  In fact, the road names in the area, such as Julius…

Sources for Researching the American Revolution in South Carolina

The South Carolina Department of Archives and History (SCDAH) holds a variety of sources for the American Revolution in the state.  The following are…

Meet the Staff: Ramon Jackson

Meet the Staff: Ramon Jackson   Ramon Jackson in front of The Lighthouse and Informer historical marker located at 1507 Harden St. in Columbia.…

Searching the SCDAH Summary Guide & Online Catalog

A blog post by Kathryn Slover If you visit or contact the South Carolina Department of Archives and History (SCDAH), the Archives reference staff…

What Can We Learn Through South Carolina Archaeology?

A blog post by Joseph Wilkinson To most people the concept of archaeology brings to mind images of pyramids and lost treasures hidden in ancient…

Meet the Staff: Oriana Windham

      I grew up in North Augusta, SC but have lived in Columbia for the last 6 years.  I attended the University of South Carolina where I…

Preserving South Carolina State Agency Websites

A blog post by Kathryn Slover   What Is Web Archiving and How Do We Preserve A Website?  Web archiving is the process of collecting websites and…

Meet the Staff: Evan Spencer

    I’m originally from Slidell, Louisiana (just north of New Orleans!). I went to Louisiana Tech University and studied History, then to Middle…

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…