Richard I. Manning South Carolina governor during the war Established SC Council of Defense All five sons enlisted in the military
South Carolina Dispensary “Ben Tillman’s Baby” 1893-1907 Populist reform movement prior to prohibition
South Carolina and the Harlem Renaissance William H. Johnson 1901-1970 Impressionism to folk art “Southern Literary Renaissance” To reclaim southern culture to demonstrate that a group of southerners could produce important work in the medium [of poetry]”
James F. Byrnes U.S. Representative, 1911- 1925 U.S. Senator, 1931-1941 Supreme Court Justice, 1941-1942 Secretary of State, 1945- 1947 Governor of South Carolina, 1951-1955
Byrnes and the New Deal “I admit I am a New Dealer, and if [the New Deal] takes money from the few who have controlled the country and gives it back to the average man, I am going to Washington to help the President work for the people of South Carolina and the country.” Glenn Feldman, The Irony of the Solid South, 108.