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SC African American History Calendar - November Honorees: Henrietta Snype
A true artist and craftswoman, Henrietta Snype is a master sweetgrass basket weaver and educator. She is devoted to the education and revival of a culture rich in tradition. Born and raised in Mount Pleasant, S.C., she learned how to weave baskets at the age of seven from her mother, Mary Mazyck, and grandmother. At the age of 17, Snype graduated from high school and went on to pursue her...
October Honoree - Oliver "Buddy" Pough
Before legendary Head Football Coach Oliver “Buddy” Pough oversaw his first practice at South Carolina State University (SC State), he was one of the top high school coaches in the Palmetto State. He led Fairfield Central High School to a perfect 15-0 record in 1996, claiming the Class AAA state title. As a result, he earned SC High School League Coach of the Year honors for his efforts. Then,...
Images from content featured in October 2019 on Knowitall.org
For Archaeology Month, we are pleased to announce a new partnership with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and the South Carolina Heritage Trust . Through this partnership, we are able to premiere two new series now available through our Knowitall Archaeology Collection . Learn more below! Also in October, we feature content for Health Literacy Month , National Bullying...
SC African American History Calendar - September Honoree: Bessie Moody-Lawrence
Dr. Bessie Ayers Moody-Lawrence dedicated her entire life to education and the law. A prolific advocate, Dr. Moody-Lawrence integrated herself into every facet of society she could to achieve her passions. A member or leader to countless programs and committees, her actions earned her recognition and respect across the country. She was born on February 14, 1941 in Chester, S.C. to Robert Douglas...
Images from content featured on Knowitall in September 2019
This month, we share content for International Literacy Day through our Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection , and we remember our heroes from September 11, 2001 . We explore our Hispanic Heritage , and we celebrate Constitution Day . We also take a moment to remind you of two great resources that work together to benefit South Carolina educators— LearningWhy and Knowitall —and we...
Knowitall.org resources for Women's Equality Day - August 26
Women’s Equality Day celebrates both the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote - and the idea of equality! It also celebrates organizations who work for equal opportunities for women in education and employment. Explore our Women in Leadership and Women’s History Collections! Our Collections make it easy to find the content that interests you! Explore the...

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