This series consists of short histories of two aircraft control and warning units of the South Carolina Air National Guard. Stationed on the front lines, these units' duties included vectoring pilots to targets, setting up radio relay stations in remote areas, and warning of advancing enemy activity. The 110th AC&W Squadron was formed in 1950, in response to needs of the Korean War. The unit was disbanded in 1953, and much of its functions, personnel and equipment were taken over by the 114th AC&W Squadron.
This series consists of addresses made to the House of Representatives by the Governor, members of the House, and other guests. Series is divided into four sub-series: inaugural addresses of the Governor; annual addresses by the Governor (now known as the State of the State address); speeches made by individuals at political conventions, on the radio, or the General Assembly and ordered published by the legislature; and programs of events held in one of the chambers.
This series consists of commercials produced by the Dept. of Natural Resources for distribution to local radio stations. Subjects include license tags, hunting and fishing regulations, litter cleanup, conservation, outdoor safety, hurricane preparedness, and hunting safety. Each filename contains the subject of that particular announcement. Announcements were produced in both 30 second and 60 second versions.
This series contains documents relating to Olin D. Johnston's campaign for governor in 1942 and for the U.S. Senate in 1944. Included are speeches, radio addresses, lists of political operatives, and correspondence relative to the campaigns.
This series contains documents relating to Ransome J. Williams' campaign for governor in 1946. Included are speeches, radio addresses, lists of political operatives, and correspondence relative to the campaigns. Arrangement by county illustrates his strategy and tactics according to the region of the state.
This series consists of correspondence, reports, audits, and other documentation of matters of importance between South Carolina and the federal government. Much of the records center on subjects related to the Depression. The series deals in detail with the workings of federal agencies and other entities receiving federal funds within the state. Information is varied, but generally consists of correspondence of various officials, reports, and other documentation of the workings of various agencies and applications for and audits of federal money provided for projects within the state.
This series consists of correspondence, reports, and other administrative material on subjects of major importance throughout Governor Maybank's term of office, including the governor's 1941 mail log, speeches, and farewell address. Information is included on African American affairs; air raid shelters; the 1940 registration of aliens; birth control; cotton farmers; requests for seats at the executions of those involved in the murder of Capt. Sanders, the captain of the prison guard killed in the Penitentiary riot of 1937; gas rationing; the governor's hour radio program; Ku Klux Klan violence; lawlessness; lynchings; military transfers; new industries; the port of Charleston; requests for a battleship South Carolina; special federal Senate seat elections; the Southern Governors' Conference; and teacher salaries.
This series consists of speeches, speech materials, radio scripts, press releases, point papers, and meeting agendas concerning soil and water conservation in South Carolina, other southern states, and the nation. Speeches and other materials were prepared by members of the State Soil Conservation Committee, federal agricultural officials, and private citizens interested in soil and water conservation. Materials concern topics such as topsoil, water rights, grassland farming, irrigation, the soil stewardship program, financing for District programs, watersheds, and the importance of soil conservation districts in the state's future development. Also included is an address by U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond at a Lions Club Appreciation Night in Laurens, April 1958. The series covers the years 1937, 1950-1959, 1964, and 1966.
This series contains correspondence, memoranda, and photographs relating to speeches given by Governor Richards. Almost all the material in this file deals with the governor's 1929 Chicago radio address on South Carolina resources.
This series was created as part of a filing system introduced into the governor's office in 1917 and was designed to hold recurrent records which did not accumulate as rapidly as those filed as separate series. The series contains the election proclamations issued by authority of S.C. Statute 1914(29)592; holiday proclamations; recommendations; requests for interviews; resignations; reports; invitations; correspondence with governors and agencies of other states and with the South Carolina Congressional Delegation; miscellaneous applications and appointments, and miscellaneous audits of state agencies. Included are files on various associations, conferences, congresses, and events/festivals, such as the National and the Southern Governors' Conference, the sesquicentennial of the United States Constitution and the city of Columbia, the centennial of the Town of Mount Pleasant, President Roosevelt's 1937 visit to Columbia, and the Young Democrats of America. Also contained are records pertaining to the 1936 presidential campaign; President Roosevelt's 1937 inauguration; the Democratic Party; proposed memorials to Francis W. Pickens, Benjamin R. Tillman, and Woodrow Wilson; agriculture, Catawba Indians; farmers (including African American farmers); labor and unrest; lotteries and gambling; the penitentiary riot of 1937 which resulted in the death of J. Olin Sanders, the captain of the prison guard; roads and highways; rural electrification; Spanish-American War veterans; taxation; and tourism. Other subjects include old-age benefits, schools and colleges, clemency, education, farm tenancy, immigration, freight rates, radio stations, and southern Democratic women. Correspondents include Helen Keller.
This series documents publicity for the committee from 1976 through 1978. Information includes press releases, biographies, newspaper clippings, promotional materials, bulletins, broadcast scripts, photographs, visual documentation, and other related items.