F. Early 20th Century

1901 to 1945

Meet South Carolinians who survived and succeeded during The Great Depression (1929-39), World War I (1914-1918)and other major events during the early 20th century.

 

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Anna Hyatt Huntington | S.C. Hall of Fame
Anna Hyatt Huntington | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Born in 1876, Anna Vaughn Hyatt came from a family that supported her interest in animals and the arts. Her mother and sister were both artists. Her father was a professor of paleontology, and she...
Anne Austin Young  | S.C. Hall of Fame
Anne Austin Young | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Anne Austin Young was born in 1892. In a day when relatives and friends threw up their hands in horror at the thought of a woman physician and when people in her home town of Cross Hill referred to...
Archibald Rutledge | S.C. Hall of Fame
Archibald Rutledge | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Archibald Rutledge was born October 23, 1883 in McClellanville, South Carolina. He grew up at Hampton Plantation on the South Santee River. In 1904, Rutledge began writing stories, poems, and magazine...
Bernard Baruch | S.C. Hall of Fame
Bernard Baruch | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Bernard Mannes Baruch was by all accounts one of the most famous and influential Americans of his era -- and certainly one of the wealthiest. Born in South Carolina in 1870, Baruch was a governor of...
David Bancroft Johnson | S.C. Hall of Fame
David Bancroft Johnson | S.C. Hall of Fame

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As Superintendent of Schools in Columbia, South Carolina, David Bancroft Johnson saw the need for an institution that would focus on training teachers. He received funds from Robert Winthrop and the...
Elliott White Springs | S.C. Hall of Fame
Elliott White Springs | S.C. Hall of Fame

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"There's no such thing as bad publicity..." This remark, attributed to Irish playwright Brendan Behan, sums up the advertising philosophy of noted textile executive Elliott White Springs of Springs...
James F. Byrnes | S.C. Hall of Fame
James F. Byrnes | S.C. Hall of Fame

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James Francis Byrnes (1882-1972) was born in Charleston and served in all three branches of the federal government. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives (1911–25) and in the Senate (1931–41)...
John R. Heller  | S.C. Hall of Fame
John R. Heller | S.C. Hall of Fame

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John Roderick Heller was born in Fair Play, South Carolina. He was a graduate of Clemson College and Emory University Medical School. In 1943, Dr. Heller was appointed chief of the U.S. Public Health...
Julia Mood Peterkin | S.C. Hall of Fame
Julia Mood Peterkin | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Julia Mood was born in Laurens County on Halloween 1880. Her mother died when she was two years old. Julia, as a teenager, attended Converse College and received a Masters degree at an early age...
Lucile Godbold | S.C. Hall of Fame
Lucile Godbold | S.C. Hall of Fame

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Lucile "Miss Ludy" Ellerbe Godbold (1900-1981) is a distinguished American athlete and educator from Estill, South Carolina. Her accomplishments paved the way for female athletes around the world...