C. An Illustrated History, 1550-1988 | History of SC Slide Collection

It is impossible to include all of the history of South Carolina in the images that have been included in this roughly chronological section of the entire collection. Those who wish to expand their understanding of a particular period are urged to use the search function for particular dates for images from the other sections of the collection illustrating other aspects of South Carolina life at that time.

Gunboat "Planter" | History of SC Slide Collection
Gunboat "Planter" | History of SC Slide Collection
Episode 2


The gunboat "Planter," seized by an African-American crew and the daring African-American harbor pilot Robert Smalls, did manage to break the federal blockade of the city in May of 1862. Smalls...