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Dr. Charles Thomas was a professor of philosophy at South Carolina State College and a local NAACP official. On at least one occasion, Dr. Thomas mortgaged his home to bail student activists out of jail. Dr. Thomas' children were also student activists. In 1960, his son Reginald Thomas, a high school student, was arrested 62 times.

CREDIT: SC State Museum , Elaine Nichols, 2004