Audio"B" is for the Best Friend of Charleston. [Christened in October 1830]
South Carolina from A to Z | South Carolina Public Radio
From Caesars Head to Hilton Head, and from the Lords Proprietors to Hootie and the Blowfish, historian Walter Edgar mines the riches of the South Carolina Encyclopedia to bring you South Carolina from A to Z.
South Carolina from A to Z is a production of South Carolina Public Radio in partnership with the University of South Carolina Press and SC Humanities.
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Audio"B" is for Beth Elohim - Charleston, S.C.
Audio"B" is for Bethune, Mary McLeod. Educator. Social Activist. Government Official.
Audio"B" is for Bettis Academy [1881-1952]
Audio"B" is for Big Thursday [1896-1902, renewed in 1909-present].
Audio"B" is for Bishopville.
Audio“B” is for Black Business Districts. Prior to the Civil War, free persons of color in South Carolina owned businesses—generally in the service industry—such as blacksmith and harness shops. These...
Audio“B” is for Black Codes [1865-1866]. In 1865, with little direction forthcoming from Washington, the states of the former Confederacy drew up “Black Codes” to clarify the standing of African Americans...
Audio“B” is for Black River. The Black River takes its name from its tea-colored waters. The river begins in the Sandhills of Lee County, and is joined at Rocky Bluff Swamp near Sumter. The Pocotaligo...
Audio“B” is for the “Black” Seventh District. After the 1880 census, South Carolina was awarded an additional two seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. Redistricting gave the state’s white Democrats...