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Events at the Southern Historical Collection: Edward E. Baptist

We interrupt our regularly scheduled posting to give you the inside scoop on what you may have missed at Wilson Library last week. The Southern Historical Collection had the privilege of hosting Edward E. Baptist as he presented findings from … Continue reading

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Manigault Plantation Journal

The SHC has several wonderful projects available online that provide samples or portions of our collections, including: online exhibits, digitized historical images, maps, bound volumes, and other interesting online content.   Today we wanted to share one such project with you.  … Continue reading

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U.S. Senate passes resolution apologizing for slavery

The U.S. Senate approved a resolution on Thursday calling on Congress to officially apologize for slavery and segregation of African-Americans. The House is set to take up the resolution as early as next week. If approved, the resolution would be … Continue reading

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1000 Words Isn’t Enough

Today we would like to share two photographs with you. These images come from a photograph album of tintypes out of a collection called the Lester-Gray Collection of Documents Relating to Joseph Glover Baldwin, 1838-1949. This collection, including the photo … Continue reading

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