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Counter Histories: Rock Hill

On January 31st, 1961, in Rock Hill SC, the men who would become known as the Friendship 9 walked across town and sat down at a lunch counter. They were beaten, dragged outside, threatened, and sentenced to 30 days of hard labor at the York County Prison Camp. They were allowed no defense, afforded no rights, and offered no justice. Mostly students of nearby Friendship College, they held fast to nonviolence and "Jail No Bail." Instead of paying for freedom in fees and fines, they suffered for it. Their names are: John Gaines, Thomas Gaither, Clarence Graham, W.T. "Dub" Massey, Willie McCleod, Robert McCullough, James Wells, David Williamson Jr., and Mack Workman. Thomas Gaither, a member of CORE (Congress of Racial Equality), came to Rock Hill, SC and recruited students from local un [...]
Online
2016; 2015
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America After Charleston

This PBS town hall meeting, moderated by Gwen Ifill, explores the many issues around race relations that have come to the fore after a white gunman shot and killed nine African-American parishioners in Charleston, South Carolina in 2015, and the removal of the Confederate flag from the state capitol grounds that followed.
Online
2016; 2015
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President Obama Delivers a Eulogy in Honor of Reverend Pinkney

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President Obama travels to the College of Charleston in South Carolina to deliver a eulogy for Reverend Clement Pinckney and 8 other congregation members of Emanuel AME who were killed on June 17, 2015. June 26, 2015.
Online
2015
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President Obama Delivers a Statement on the Shooting in South Carolina

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President Obama delivers a statement on the Shooting at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. June 18, 2015.
Online
2015
5.

House Divided

The election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860 spawned the secession of seven southern states. Trace the early events and issues of the Civil War, including the attack on Fort Sumter, the mobilization of troops, and the influence of border states.
Online
2015; 2004
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Southern Routes, the Southern Culture and Folklife Documentaries of Stan Woodward: Volume 4 the Morris Chronicle

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Chronicles a 93 year old barbecue master as he butchers and barbecues a hog using old-fashioned techniques, mingles with members of a local hunt club, celebrates his 94th birthday, and attends an old-fashioned cane squeezing.
DVD
2012; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Army Wives: The Complete Third Season

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Denise and Frank fight to save their marriage; while Claudia Joy discovers a life-changing personal truth of her own. Newly promoted Joan wrestles with a major decision that will affect her husband and new baby; while Roland imagines what his life would be like had he taken a different path. Pamela questions Chase's family commitment after he returns from capture; and Roxy encounters unexpected new responsiblities as Trevor explores a new job in the army. Follow the struggles, dreams, and friendships of four very different women, and one man, living with their families on an active army reserve post.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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The New Daughter

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John, a newly divorced father moves into a rural South Carolina home with his adolescent daughter Louisa and young son Sam. But when Louisa begins to behave in a bizarre and increasingly violent manner, John must uncover the truth behind her transformation. Is the former owner's shocking secret to blame? And how far will a father go to protect his daughter from an ancient evil determined to take her over?
DVD
2010; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Dancing the Big Apple, 1937 [electronic resource]: African- Americans Inspire a National Craze

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It's 1937, and the nation is struggling to recover from the Great Depression, complicated by a new recession. Three white teenagers enter an African-American nightclub called the Big Apple in Columbia, South Carolina. They see a strange circle dance performed to popular swing music ... So begins an exciting encounter of cultural traditions the builds to a massive dance craze involving Americans from every walk of life - including the FDR family in the White House. Viewers take a journey back to Africa, through slavery, and into the fascinating account of the Ring Shout ceremony practiced by African-Americans - sometimes secretly, sometimes openly - for hundreds of years. With taproots deep in history, The Big Apple dance provided just the right medicine in trying times.
Online
2009
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Barbecue and Homecooking: Food That Makes You Smile

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"Stan Woodward is [a ...] filmmaker who has devoted his work as a documentary video artist to the capture of last-generation practitioners of folklife traditions and associated communities in the South. He concentrates on folk heritage foodways as the most natural 'doorway' to enter into these communities. ... In this documentary produced for SC Parks, Recreation, and Tourism for use in the SC National Heritage Corridor, folklorist Saddler Taylor joins the filmmaker in a surprising search and discovery mission to find the last remaining 'true' folk heritage eateries in the farm communities along two-lane blacktops in four rural SC counties. Folk heritage eateries are defined as those where the cooks in the kitchen are preparing food with recipes taught them over wood stoves in farm k [...]
DVD
2009; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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A Man Named Pearl

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A biography of self-taught topiary gardener Pearl Fryar, an internationally-acclaimed artist living in Bishopville, South Carolina.
DVDCD
2008; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Carolina Hash: A Taste of South Carolina

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"Stan Woodward is [a ...] filmmaker who has devoted his work as a documentary video artist to the capture of last-generation practitioners of folklife traditions and associated communities in the South. He concentrates on folk heritage foodways as the most natural 'doorway' to enter into these communities. ... This lively documentary carries the viewer across the state of South Carolina to tell the story of one of the Palmetto State's most unusual indigenous folk foodways. Hash, cooked in huge black iron pots and stirred with wooden, hand hewn paddles, is original to South Carolina. This foodway has fed most native Carolinian's ancestors during good and hard times. Hash migrated from Carolina slave cooks on low country rice plantations to farms and into 'hash houses' and BBQ restaura [...]
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Luis Buñuel

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The young one: the game warden of a Carolina preserve and the teenage girl who lives on the island are isolated until jazz musician Traver arrives, on the run from a lynch mob. Gran Casino: In Tampico, two jail escapees start working for an oilman who is fighting a local casino owner. When the oilman disappears, his sister comes to take over the business, and finds it being run by one of the men. Believing that he has killed her brother to keep the wells for himself, she starts working as a singer in the same casino where her brother disappeared.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Environmental Justice: The Power of Partnerships : The Collaborative Problem-Solving Model at Work in Spartanburg, South Carolina

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A South Carolina community learned to solve some of its environmental, health, economic and social problems using EPA's Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Model.
DVD
2007
Alderman (3rd Floor Central Reading Room)
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The Voices of Drayton Hall: An Interactive Landscape Tour on DVD

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"Experience Drayton Hall's history through the stories and voices of its people. Originally designed as a self-guided companion piece to Drayton Hall's interpreter-led house tour, "Voices" will prove fascinating for armchair travelers with intests in history, preservation, architecture, archaeology, African-American history, plantation life, and the American South ... Interactive features allow viewers, both on-site and off, to move from station to station at their own pace, choosing their own route through history, according to their interests. The "Voices" multimedia tour will guide vistors across the historic grounds with its ancient live oaks, broad vistas, vanished structures, and rare period features, to reveal the layers of history embedded within. For the first time, viewers [...]
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hallowed Ground: Primitive Campmeetings of the South Carolina Low Country

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Disc 1: story of the Indian Field, Shady Grove, and St. Paul traditions (Indian Field includes footage shot during the Bicentennial celebration in 2001). Disc 2: story of Cattle Creek and Cypress campmeetings. The campmeetings, which are located within a 20 mile radius from a geographic center in Upper Dorchester County, South Carolina, share the same historic and evangelical Methodist protestant theological roots, the same social and economic agricultural setting, and shared traditions reflected in both the Anglo-American (Cattle Creek, Cypress, and Indian Field) and Afro-American (Shady Grove and St. Paul) traditions. The decision to include documentation of each of the five traditions affords the participants and tradition bearers of each campmeeting access to the traditions of th [...]
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Building Bombs

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"Profiling a diverse cast of outspoken community members, from a physicist-turned-peace-activist, a politician who speechifies on the good jobs created by the plant, and a worker whose body courses with radioactive particles, Building bombs artfully grapples with the profound realities of a world filled with nukes by listening closely to those who must live day-to-day in the shadow of the H-bomb."--Container.
DVD
2007; 1989
Clemons (Stacks)
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America at War: Volume III the American Revolution

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Discusses the treason of Benedict Arnold and how later Washington leveraged French naval power to a decisive victory at Yorktown. Tthe war finally came to an end with the Peace of Paris resulting in American independence.
DVD
2007; 1994
Clemons (Stacks)
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South Carolina Locations September 23, 1987.

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Disc 227. Footage of Clinton College and Friendship College in South Carolina. Disc 228. Footage of road in South Carolina. At 15:04 footage of South Carolina State Capitol in Columbia. Disc 229. Footage of South Carolina State Capitol in Columbia.
DVD
2006
Ivy (By Request)
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Battlefield Detectives: American Revolution : Battle of Cowpens

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"The Battle of Cowpens was one of the most critical battles of the American Revolution. It was a signpost and it pointed directly to Yorktown where the British would finally surrender less than a year later. The Battle took place on January 17th 1781 in South Carolina. An American force led by a brilliant Revolutionary War commander called Daniel Morgan routed a British army under the command of an imperious and greatly feared young cavalry colonel called Banastre Tarleton. Tarleton, known as "Bloody Ban", was the most hated British officer in the south because of his ruthless tactics. His force was made up of seasoned British and loyalist regular troops. Morgan's professional army was small. He had to rely heavily on part-time militia troops who had a reputation for running away at [...]
Online
2006; 2004