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Pictured Harriet Tubman between 1860 and 1875. Harvey B. Lindsley photographer; Library of Congress.
...that Harriet Tubman lived and worked in South Carolina? Learn more from these Knowitall/South Carolina ETV resources! HARRIET TUBMAN (1820-1913) | PERISCOPE Born a slave, Harriet Tubman escaped to freedom and became a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad. As a conductor, she helped over 300 slaves find their own freedom. After the Civil War, she cared for orphaned children and supported...
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...
November highlights
Featured in November is content for Native American Heritage Month . New to the Native American Heritage collection is the video series The Ring People and a Let’s Go! virtual reality experience at the Catawba Cultural Center . Explore a multitude of career education resources in Career Explorations ! Also, visit our Veterans Day Collection to view series that commemorate the veterans who fought...
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...

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