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Roper Hospital | History of SC Slide Collection
Roper Hospital | History of SC Slide Collection

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Roper Hospital, named after a Charlestonian who willed extensive real estate to the Medical Society of South Carolina (see The Medical College Of South Carolina) for the establishment of a hospital...
James B. Edwards | History of SC Slide Collection
James B. Edwards | History of SC Slide Collection

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James B. Edwards was a dentist before he was elected as the first post-Reconstruction Republican Governor of South Carolina in 1974 (see Inauguration Of James B. Edwards). At the end of his term as...
Penn School | History of SC Slide Collection
Penn School | History of SC Slide Collection

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African herbal medicine traditions remained an important part of health care practices in the slave communities. Even after the war, when the Freedman's Bureau and northern educators tried to teach...