Democratic Party (S.C.) collection, 1860-1965.


Democratic Party (S.C.). Democratic Party (S.C.) collection, 1860-1965.

Democratic Party (S.C.) collection, 1860-1965.

Broadsides, ballots, resolutions, and other materials re activities of Democratic Clubs and the party in S.C.; resolutions [1860] drafted prior to the national convention in Charleston re "question of slavery"; election results, 1865, for several candidates for Congress and Clerk of Court; broadside from Charleston Courier listing lyrics for campaign song for Democratic Ratification Meeting, 24 July 1868, to be sung after address by Wade Hampton. List of executive committee members [ca. 1876] plus 15 handwritten resolutions and notes in which represntatives express displeasure with current political and social conditions at state and national levels and prepare for National Democratic Convention in St. Louis, 27-29 June 1876; includes resolutions from Ellison Keitt from Newberry, M.P. O'Conner of Charleston, John C. Sheppard and Milledge Luke Bonham from Edgefield, and others from Greenville and elsewhere. Other resolutuions [ca. 1876] include that signed by Joseph R. Irwin, in which the party promises to extend a "hearty welcome" to every voter who joins the organization "without regard to former political association or to color"; and inventory of resolutions summarizing resolutions to be effective during 1876 election signed by Edward McCrady, Jr. Democratic Party ticket, 1876, (7 cm) listing Wade Hampton and others, attached to letter, 29 Apr. 1946, from Pelham Felder, Jr.; pamphlet [1877], listing organization of precinct and county clubs," with Article 13 planning to enact this arrangement at time of "State campaign of 1878"; [printed rules for county primary elections], 15 Apr. 1878 (Circular no. 2), sent to county chairmen from John D. Kennedy and James A. Hoyt, with "Regulation for Primary Election Adopted in Fairfield County." Leaflet, 1896, "What the Reform Papers Say About the Election," reprinting editorials re U.S. Senatorial race between John Gary Evans, Democrat, and Joseph H. Earle, of Reform Party; "Tabulation of votes, first Democratic primary," 30 Aug. 1932 (oversize blueprint; 39 x 82 cm), "Compiled ... by State Secretary J. Wilson Gibbes, 1 Sept. 1932," lists total votes by county and by S.C. members of U.S. Senate and U.S. House, with note "[To] All newspapers: for release after 1 p.m., Sept. 6th, 1932." Broadside, "Here's the speech General Ike should have made in Columbia, South Carolina" [1952] (oversize-61 cm.), criticizing platform and record of Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower. Letter [1965], on letterhead of "Young Democratic Clubs of South Carolina," soliciting contributions; ephemera in collection includes printed ballots for primary elections, 25 Aug. 1908, and 25 Aug. and 8 Sept. 1914; printed items from 1924 campaign: ribbon, ballots, and broadside; 16 printed rosters of officers, 1934-1962, at state and county levels; and oversize S.C. Standard [1948], used at national convention signed by members of S.C. delegation.

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Evans, John Gary, 1863-1942 (person)

Lawyer, state legislator, and governor of South Carolina, 1894-1897; born 1863, Cokesbury, S.C.; married, 1897, to Emily Mansfield Plume; resident of Spartanburg, S.C.; nephew of S.C. Sen. Martin Witherspoon Gary (1831-1881). From the description of John Gary Evans papers, 1793-1965 ; (bulk, 1863-1942). (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 28408776 From the description of John Gary Evans papers: correspondence series: 1793-1940 (bulk 1880-1934). (University of...

Earle, Joseph H. 1847-1897. (person)

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 (person)

Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

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