Mignot was one of the first tenants of the Tenth Street Studio Building, the earliest American facility designed specifically for artists. Read the Entry »

Migrant labor in South Carolina involves farmwork done by individuals whose principal employment is seasonal agriculture and who travel and live in temporary housing. Read the Entry »

Milburn was one of the New South’s most successful and prolific architects. He worked throughout the Southeast and designed more than 250 major buildings, primarily railroad stations and public, institutional, and commercial structures. Read the Entry »

The Brewton House is a masterwork of early American architecture and reflects the sophisticated tastes of Charleston’s merchants on the eve of the Revolution. Read the Entry »

After secession, Miles was selected as a representative in the provisional and regular Confederate congress. Read the Entry »

Military education has long been popular in the American South, and South Carolina has been a leader for this type of instruction. Read the Entry »

When the colonists set foot in South Carolina in 1670, they brought with them the traditional English concept of a militia, the idea that every citizen had a duty to assist in the defense of the community. Read the Entry »

The mill school was a reflection of the individual community and was run with little interference from the state until the advent of the Progressive Era. Read the Entry »

Villages often followed a simple pattern, with workers housed in rows of identical single-family houses or, in some cases, duplexes, while higher-ranking managers lived in larger houses closer to the mills in the community centers. Read the Entry »

From his leadership at Howard and through his prolific writings, Miller became a national figure in the debate on race in America. Read the Entry »