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Category: African American history


African American history, Breaking News, Conservation, Staff, Uncategorized

George McDaniel, the driving force behind the Drayton Hall Preservation Trust for more than 25 years, has announced he’ll be stepping down at the end of the month. It’s bittersweet…

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African American history, Research

By Dr. Dale Rosengarten, Founding Director of the Jewish Heritage Collection at the College of Charleston Library On a cold afternoon at the end of February, I accompanied 20 first-year…

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African American history, Research

By Ruth Ellen Gruber, Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold Distinguished Visiting Chair at the College of Charleston More than 20 years ago I wrote a book called Upon the Doorposts…

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African American history, Event, Research

On February 21, Drayton Hall President and Executive Director Dr. George W. McDaniel presented “Towards a More Complete History: Connecting Places and People by Engaging Descendants” at the highly acclaimed…

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African American history, Breaking News, Genealogy, Research, Staff

On February 21, Drayton Hall President and Executive Director Dr. George W. McDaniel will present “Towards a More Complete History: Connecting Places and People by Engaging Descendants” at the highly…

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African American history, Distinguished Speakers Series, Friends of Drayton Hall, Genealogy, Research

The 2015 Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series begins this month with an insightful presentation focused not so much on the place of Drayton Hall, but rather, its people. Please join…

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