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Large collection of 91 small format photographs depicting activities of the 102nd Battalion of the Army Corps of Engineers while stationed at Camp Wadsworth during World War I. A few of the images may depict activities at Fort McAllen, Texas in 1916. A few of the images include the photographer's stamp for P. E. Witte of Spartanburg, SC.
One panoramic photograph of Company C of the 31st Infantry Training Battalion assembled at Camp Croft in October of 1941.
Gold bond certificate for $1000 issued by the Spartanburg Water Works Company in 1891 with detachable slips valued at $30 and payable between 1894 and 1908.
One modern reprint of a 1920 photograph depicting an unknown Spartanburg County African-American family in front of their home. Seller's original description identified the date and location.
This collection consists of one panoramic photograph showing the workers of the second shift at the Abney Mill located in Woodruff.
Three color lithographic prints (7.25" x 9.25") depicting African-Americans, cotton cultivation, and a banjo performance. Prints were created by a dry goods firm, William R. Moore Company of Memphis.
Photographic portrait by Alfred Willis of a young unidentified African-American woman wearing a white dress.
25 color slides of Albert Twichell House (also known as the Fretwell House), one color slide of a brick arch in the Church of the Advent chapel, and 13 color slides of an exhibit at the Spartanburg Arts Center. All slides are circa 1985.
Nine (9) color slides depicting architectural details of the Andrews Building (also known as the Chapman Building) in downtown Spartanburg.
One original photographic print depicting an area outside Apalache Mill with the cars of a "flying squadron" from Spartanburg during the general textile strike of 1934. Image was originally published by Acme News Pictures. The photograph was touched up with pigments apparently for reproduction in a publication.
Postcard depicting interior of Masonic Temple in Spartanburg in the 1940s, when a portion of the building was used as a recreation facility for Masonic servicemen. Postcard has been mailed by Private George Martin, stationed at Camp Croft, to his wife in Plainfield, Vermont.
Athenaeum Book Club is a book club in Spartanburg that was founded in 1938. This accession consists of the records of the book club including yearbooks from the 1990s and 2000s and lists of Presidents and members.
One tintype depicting a boy, believed to be a member of the Austin family, possibly William Jefferson Austin (1874 - 1960), a resident of Caldwell County, North Carolina.
In Fall 1970, Spartanburg County integrated its schools. Avis Dawkins was one of the first black students to graduate from the newly integrated Cowpens High School in Spring 1971. This collection consists of Avis Dawkins's high school diploma which is printed on a wooden plaque.
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Tommy White was a local Spartanburg photographer who owned the B & B Photography Studio. This collection contains thousands of photographs and negatives of Spartanburg County taken by B & B Studio from the 1940s to the 2000s. There are also a small number of documents related to the Studio and the White family.
33 photographic prints captured by Joe Ballenger, an aviation enthusiast who lived near the Spartanburg Memorial Airport in the 1920s and 1930s. The images depict the visit of Charles Lindbergh, Amelia Earhart, and others to Spartanburg. One image shows the Greenville airport from the air, another group of 6 images shows the Goodyear Blimp over Spartanburg.
Trifold flier produced by Band and White Printers including blank space for news clipping. Band and White Printers was a printing company that was founded in 1904 and operated in downtown Spartanburg.
Small collection of applications, official notices, commendations, Civil Service Commission documents, and other records relating to the employment of Norman Lee Barnett by the Soil Conservation Service, United States Department of Agriculture, and the United States War Department in the 1940s and 1950s. Barnett was an engineering draftsman.
Eight issues of The Beaumont E, the company newsletter of the Beaumont Manufacturing Company. The title of the publication stems from the Army-Navy E Award, a honor given to manufacturing companies who provided material for the war effort during World War II.
One panoramic photograph depicting first shift employees of the Beaumont Mills card room. Donor identified the following individuals (all on first row): Superintendent James L. Adams (far left), Overseer Lloyd Jordan (2nd from left), Broad Jordan (10th from left), Levi Lindsay (12th from left), Will Berry (13th from left).
The Bethlehem Baptist Church is a church in Roebuck, SC that dates back to 1800. This collection consists of photocopies of the minute books of the Bethlehem Baptist Church.
One postcard depicting the Block House at the boundary between North and South Carolina near Landrum, South Carolina. Mailed in 1912 by W. A. McClure of Spartanburg to Frank T. Henrietta of Fort Bayard, New Mexico.
World War I induction and discharge papers for Harper A. Brakefield (1888-1976) and four photographs: a portrait of Harper Brakefield, a 1922 image of the American Legion Post 28 marching band assembled in front of Spartanburg City Hall, a 1927 image of a marching band in the American Expeditionary Forces parade in Paris, and a 1930 image of a Spartanburg marching band during a parade at the American Legion Convention in Boston.
James Furman Brooks was the Spartanburg County Superintendent of Education in the 1930s and 40s and Ella Brooks Wilson was his sister who worked for Duke Power as their payroll mistress. This collection consists of an English-French Hand Book from Camp Wadsworth, a program for the opening of the educational building at First Baptist Church, a letter to Ella Wilson from Rep. Robert Ashmore, and an invitation to the inauguration of President Kennedy in Washington, D.C.
Small collection of six portrait photographs apparently connected to the Morris Augustus Moore Brown family of Inman, South Carolina. Only one photograph is identified. It depicts M. A. M. Brown, his wife Sally Brown, and two children, Buford and Mayfield Brown around 1906. Another image created by Joyner's Studio in Chester, South Carolina depicts a man with American Indian and/or African-American features. Another notable photograph depicts two uniformed policemen with a mule.
Buck Creek Baptist Church is a church located in Chesnee, SC that dates back to the 1780s. This collection consists of one volume of bound minutes of the Buck Creek Baptist Church from the 1850s to the 1960s.
- photographs 104
- Spartanburg (S.C.) 57
- correspondence 33
- Spartanburg County (S.C.) 27
- programs (documents) 23
- postcards 22
- Military camps 19
- World War II 17
- World War, 1939-1945 17
- World War I 15
- World War, 1914-1918 15
- minutes (administrative records) 14
- newspapers 14
- clippings (information artifacts) 12
- Textile factories 11
- Civil War, 1861-1865 10
- negatives (photographs) 10
- scrapbooks 10
- Central business districts 9
- Schools 9 ∧ less
- Camp Wadsworth (Spartanburg, S.C.) 12
- Spartanburg County School District Seven 9
- Willis, Alfred, 1880-1945 8
- Camp Croft (Spartanburg, S.C.) 7
- Spartanburg High School 7
- Wofford College (Spartanburg, S.C.) 5
- City of Spartanburg 3
- Clifton Manufacturing Company 3
- Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 3
- Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport 3
- Spartanburg Phillies (Baseball team) 3
- United States. Army. Infantry Division, 27th 3
- B & B Studios 2
- Beaumont Manufacturing Company (Spartanburg, S.C.) 2
- Bilanchone, Linda Powers 2
- Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972 2
- Clark, Shelby V.T. 2
- Frank Evans High School (Spartanburg, S.C.) 2
- Glendale Mills 2
- Hub City Writers Project 2 ∧ less