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The Southern Campaign of the American Revolution
Now available on Knowitall! African Americans, both free and enslaved, served in the American and British armies as armed troops and as laborers known as "pioneers." In many places, slaves were offered freedom if they agreed to fight for the British. Large numbers of slaves deserted their plantations, particularly in the Lowcountry. But as far as the backcountry is concerned, in the case of the...
Women's History Month, South Carolina Day Resources on Knowitall
Knowitall brings you the content you need for Women’s History Month , and it’s so easy to locate—just a few clicks away! From the American Revolution to the Civil Rights Era, and in fields from education, to medicine, to law, this month’s featured Collection brings stories of the courageous women who have impacted our lives, then and now! In addition to the Women’s History Month resources,...
Holocaust vicitims boarding train
Holocaust Remembrance Collection For Holocaust Memorial Day, observed on Friday, January 27, we share these resources for remembrance on Knowitall: Seared Souls: South Carolina Voices of the Holocaust Trace the events of the Holocaust through the testimony of survivors who settled in South Carolina. Interviews are combined with dramatic archival footage for a powerful and moving record of the...
Silhouette of woman's head
This month, Knowitall features women who have made a difference throughout our history! Visit our Women’s History Month Collection to learn about abolitionists Sarah and Angelina Grimké; heroes from the American Revolution Dicey Langston, Dorcas Richardson, Emily Geiger, and Grace and Rachel Martin; Civil War diarist Mary Boykin Chesnut; the first woman elected to the S.C. Legislature, Mary...

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