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Carla Mayo postcard collection

Identifier: SCPL-2011-019
Content Description Nine (9) postcards depicting scenes in downtown Spartanburg, all mailed by Lois to Ann Eitel in March of 1949.

Carlisle-Love architectural collection

Identifier: SCPL-2012-013
Content Description Original architectural plans created by John M. Carlisle, at times in partnership with Harry M. Love, primarily depicting residential and church buildings in the Spartanburg area. A small auxiliary portion of the collection contains drafting tools and handbooks.

Carolina Cracker-Jacks Song and Picture Book

Identifier: SCPL-2011-023
Content Description One booklet profiling the Carolina Cracker-Jacks, a four-piece string band associated with WSPA for many years. Booklet profiles band members Arthur Smith, Sonny Smith, Mary Lou Morris, and Pee Wee Dalton. Various WSPA staff members are also profiled.

Charles Lindbergh photograph collection

Identifier: SCPL-2014-005
Content Description Eight medium format negatives and prints depicting Charles Lindbergh's visit to Spartanburg in 1927. Images show the Spirit of St. Louis at the Spartanburg Memorial Airport, Lindbergh's parade through downtown Spartanburg, and Lindbergh and Mayor Ben Hill Brown speaking at Duncan Park Baseball Stadium. One image depicts photographer Alfred Willis while he photographs the Spirit of St. Louis. Other items in this grouping include a class reunion of Spartanburg High School students standing in...

Circus elephants photograph

Identifier: SCPL-2014-021
Content Description Single photographic print depicting team of circus elephants pulling circus wagons and drivers at an undetermined location in Spartanburg. Reverse of the print is imprinted "Eddie Jackson, Circus Photos, Box 477 Macon, Ga."

City of Spartanburg collection

Identifier: SCPL-1997-002
Content Description Materials created and assembled by various city departments from the 1950s to the mid-1980s, most apparently used for promotional purposes. Highlights include city council minutes covering 1913-1916 and photographs covering a wide variety of areas including police and fire departments, city council, city staff, downtown neighborhoods, 1960 annual report draft and photos, 1968 civil rights protests at Spartanburg Herald Journal and YMCA, Urban Renewal sites, Model Cities projects, and various...

Clarence Crocker Glendale research collection

Identifier: SCPL-2012-005
Content Description Research files and scrapbooks containing narratives, clippings, and photographs on the Glendale, SC community. Topics include land transactions, liquidation of Glendale Mill assets, family profiles, 1948 mill office robbery, holiday activities, sports and recreation, the mill store, dam and bridges, road paving, floods, fire protection, streetcar, law enforcement, post office, Bivingsville Manufacturing Company, D. E. Converse Company, Glendale Mills, Indian Head Mills, presidents and...

Cleveland Hotel matchbook

Identifier: SCPL-2014-040
Content Description One matchbook cover advertising the Cleveland Hotel.

Cleveland Junior High School memory booklet

Identifier: SCPL-2014-046
Content Description Booklet containing photographs of classes, faculty, and student organizations at Cleveland Junior High School during the 1955-56 school year. Other sections include autographs and personal notes.

Clifton Mills collection

Identifier: SCPL-2011-007
Scope and Contents This collection contains miscellaneous materials produced by Clifton Manufacturing Company between ca. 1880 and 1960. They were collected by David Moore from residents of Clifton and Converse and used to help in writing two books, A Place Called Clifton and Clifton: River of Memories. When Clifton Mills closed, their business papers were left unguarded in the otherwise abandoned mills and were subjected to environmental hazards, complete disorganization, and theft. After some time, Clemson...

Clifton Mills stereoscopic photographs

Identifier: SCPL-2012-009
Content Description Three stereoviews depicting damage from the June 6, 1903 Pacolet River flood at Clifton Mills. Two depict interior scenes with workers amid the wrecked looms and debris, and the third depicts the collapsed portion of Clifton #1. All images photographed by Thomas R. Shuford.

Clifton Mills teachers' receipts

Identifier: SCPL-2015-038
Content Description Discontinuous collection of payment receipts signed by teachers employed by the Clifton Manufacturing Company, spanning from 1896 to 1934, with a concentration in the early 1920s and 1934. Most documents name the teacher, the specific school and the salary rates. Named teachers include Bessie Crocker, F. C. Bates, Edna Darwin, Kate Magness, E. H. Kaminer, Ina H. McNally, Helen L. Prince, Posey Hardin, Imogene Snipes, M. Carrie Smith, Vera Mullinnix, Everett Humphries, Cora Hatchette, M. H....

Clifton Mills wages roll

Identifier: SCPL-2015-012
Content Description One oversize ledger containing Clifton Mills employee names and wages between June 1892 and August 1893.

Cofield Family photographs

Identifier: SCPL-1997-023
Content Description This collection consists of 212 photographs of the Cofield family and Spartanburg around 1910. Images of Spartanburg include the Kennedy Free Library, Harris Theater, Morgan Square, Converse College campus, Wofford campus, East Main Street. There are also images of Clemson University, Columbia, and Gaffney.

Crim Family papers

Identifier: SCPL-1997-024
Content Description The Crim family ran a dairy in Poplar Springs, SC. The collection includes papers related to land owned by the family and photographs of the dairy farm and the Crim family.

Dewey Tullis campaign poster

Identifier: SCPL-2014-051
Content Description Poster to elect W. Dewey Tullis to Spartanburg County Board of Commissioners, a predecessor of the Spartanburg County Council. Tullis lost the election to Elizabeth Patterson. Tullis, an Upstate educator and community leader, was inducted into the South Carolina Black Hall of Fame and was a recipient of the Order of the Silver Crescent.

Dick Littlejohn scrapbook materials

Identifier: SCPL-2012-008
Content Description Contents of a disassembled scrapbook created by Broadus Richard "Dick" Littlejohn, Jr., past president of Community Cash Stores. File consists of fifteen (15) items most connected to his service in the Naval Reserve and his membership at First Baptist Church of Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Duncan Park water wheel photograph

Identifier: SCPL-2014-037
Content Description Reprinted photograph of two boys near the water wheel below Duncan Park lake in Spartanburg. Boys are identified as Joe Wells and Clyde Wells.

DuPre-Moseley Family collection

Identifier: SCPL-2011-021
Content Description This is a very large collection of scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, writings, recordings, and other documents and artifacts connected primarily to the DuPre, Moseley, and Stevens families of South Carolina. Inherited by siblings Carlos and Cynthia Moseley, the primary portion of this collection was assembled by their mother, Helen DuPre Moseley, a well-connected Spartanburg resident who was known for her many years as postmaster of Spartanburg and as a prolific painter of unusual and...

E. E. Bomar Family collection

Identifier: SCPL-2011-014
Content Description Photographs, correspondence, writings and miscellaneous documents from the Edward Earle Bomar (1861-1947) family. Contents focus on the Bomar, Earle and Landrum families. Other subject areas include the Cleveland family, the Vernon family, Baptists, Spartanburg Male Academy, Spartanburg Female Academy, Downtown Spartanburg, the Civil War, Bivingsville and Glendale, Limestone College, Converse College, Wofford College, Wade Hampton, Red Shirts, Dexter E. Converse, and John G. Landrum.

Everett Pearson collection

Identifier: SCPL-2013-016
Content Description Correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, medals, and military records relating to the army service of Staff Sergeant Everett Pearson during World War II. Pearson was a Woodruff, South Carolina native active in France during 1944 and 1945 as part of the 249th Combat Engineers Battalion. Correspondence written to his mother and father in Woodruff makes up the bulk of the collection and spans from April of 1944 through October of 1945.

Frank Evans High School postcard

Identifier: SCPL-2014-042
Content Description One postcard depicting the Frank Evans High School, otherwise known as Spartanburg High School, in 1925. Originally mailed to Mr. J. L. Alpert of Baltimore, Maryland.

Franklin Hotel menus and programs

Identifier: SCPL-2013-007
Content Description One file folder containing forty-two items, mostly menus and programs from the Franklin Hotel in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Subfolders include Spartanburg Bar Association, Rotary Club, Kiwanis Club, Chamber of Commerce, education-related, and military-related. File also includes two photographs of the Franklin Hotel (originally part of the Finch Hotel) dated 1921 and 1936.

Frederick Dicks postcard collection

Identifier: SCPL-2011-013
Content Description 13 loose postcards and two postcard packets, all relating to Camp Croft and 1940s-Spartanburg.

Fronde Kennedy papers

Identifier: SCPL-2012-007
Content Description Drafts, correspondence, source notes, newspaper clippings, and presentation notes relating to Fronde Kennedy's work on A History of Spartanburg County (published 1940).

George Hamby collection

Identifier: SCPL-2012-016
Content Description Collection includes the following items: 1973 issue of Gateway Magazine with article on arts in Spartanburg County, five photographic prints of Woodruff area buildings and landmarks, and one gelatin photograph of Durbin Creek covered bridge.

Georgia Cleveland Home records

Identifier: SCPL-1999-001
Overview The Georgia Cleveland Home was a boarding house whose goal was to provide a suitable home for aging women of good character, but limited income, in a manner best calculated to preserve their individual dignity. The collection includes board meeting minutes and other board records, financial records, information on the residents, photographs, and an In Memorium book.

Gibbes Patton papers

Identifier: SCPL-2011-012
Content Description Fifteen folders containing correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, and notes regarding environmental advocacy in Spartanburg County. Collected by Ernest Gibbes Patton, biology professor at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Dates range from the 1970s to the 1990s. Topics covered include Lawson's Fork Creek, greenspace at North Greenville College, a proposed Environmental Information Center (LOCUS), a proposed extension of Daniel Morgan Avenue, Croft State Park Strategic...

Gielfuss Bakery photograph album

Identifier: SCPL-2014-020
Content Description Leather bound album consisting of 24 8"x10" photographic prints depicting the facilities, equipment, and operations of the Geilfuss Bakery, also known as the Dixie Cake Company. Most of the prints are captioned and stamped with the imprint of photographer Alfred T. Willis.

Glendale school photograph

Identifier: SCPL-2014-022
Content Description Photographic print depicting mill village school and school children at Glendale, SC around 1905.