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Images from Womens History Collection, National Nutrition Month, World Storytelling Day and South Carolina Day
Women’s History & National Nutrition Month Plus South Carolina Day Resources & More! Knowitall brings you an abundance of content for Women’s History and National Nutrition Month —and it’s all so easy to locate—just a few clicks away! We also have numerous resources for South Carolina Day, World Storytelling Day and World Poetry Day . See below for details! We hope you’ll enjoy exploring—...
Images from SC African American History Calendar and video of Lottie Gibson
For more than 60 years, Lottie Gibson was a one-woman crusader for Greenville’s poor and disenfranchised. Gibson was an outspoken social activist, widely known and respected for her work with families who were homeless and bereaved. She cut through the red tape to provide human and material resources for the sick, unemployed, imprisoned and other citizens in need. A voice for the voiceless, she...
Image from PBS LearningMedia - March on Washington
Contextualizing the March on Washington The 1963 March on Washington was a promise of unity. Help your students appreciate the significance of this event – and its role in the larger Civil Rights Movement. Discover more in this collection of lesson plans, firsthand accounts, and more primary sources to share with your class. EXPLORE COLLECTION . Understand the Remarkable Life of Sojourner Truth...
African American History Collection on Knowitall.org - screen shot
Knowitall Collections make it easy to find what you need! You may even find things you didn't know you needed! Check out our African American History and Martin Luther King Collections ! New this month on Let’s Go! are a tour of the SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum and the Mann-Simons Site . Visit and explore! Try out our VRs! Let’s Go! Please be sure to view our complete...
SC African American History Calendar - February Honoree, David "Dave the Potter" Drake
David Drake, also known as “Dave the Potter” and “Dave the Slave,” (c.1801-c.1870) was an American potter who lived in Edgefield, S.C. Dave produced alkaline-glazed stoneware jugs between the 1820s and 1860s. As an enslaved African, he often signed his works “Dave,” and is recognized as the first enslaved potter to inscribe his work. Dave is thought to be born around 1801 on a plantation in N.C...
Reconstruction 360 splash page
​ Reconstruction 360 Reconstruction 360 is SCETV’s new web and mobile application that brings contemporary scholarship about Reconstruction to a project designed for mobile devices. Intended for the general public, students and educators, Reconstruction 360 uses 360° videos and short documentary films to shed light on the Reconstruction era. The project focuses on the theme of land and labor,...

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