DuBose returned to South Carolina in 1931, receiving her M.A. in psychology from the University of South Carolina. After graduation, she taught history at USC, and was nearly fired from her position at one point for her then-controversial interest in African American history and culture. Read the Entry »

His catholicity was expressed in his concern for the unity of the church and in his commitment to the Bible as the church’s book. He insisted that the Bible is both human and divine: its form is human, and its content is divine. Read the Entry »

The dueling weapon of choice for a South Carolina gentleman was the pistol. During the colonial period cumbersome and inaccurate matchlocks and flintlocks were used, but the advent of the percussion pistol in the 1820s allowed for greater accuracy, and dueling pistols became elaborately decorated objects of art. Read the Entry »

Duke got her start making sandwiches and selling them to local drugstore soda fountains and corner groceries. She baked her own bread, roasted her own meats, and, most importantly, made a fine mayonnaise. Read the Entry »

The main impetus for development in the area came when the Atlanta and Richmond Airline Railway began operations between Spartanburg and Greenville. Read the Entry »

According to Governor Francis W. Pickens, Dunovant’s unit became “the best drilled Regiment in the Service.” Read the Entry »

The author or co-author of thirteen books, Nathalie Dupree initiated what has been called the “new Southern cooking movement” that swept across the United States. Read the Entry »

In a Faulknerian way, Durban tries new ways of communicating timeless and impressive experiments in storytelling. Read the Entry »

The preponderance of German-speaking settlers, however, gave the area its name—Dutch Fork for deutsch Volk (German people). Read the Entry »