Lowcountry Digital Library
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The Lowcountry Digital Library is pleased to announce that we have several new collections online! Please, head over to our website to check them out! Here is another page from one of our new collection: the Images from the Records of the Charleston County Public Library.
Bookmobile in front of Main Library (2).
"Main Library, 94 Rutledge Avenue. Exterior view showing bookmobile and staff. Caption on back: "Margaret Mosimann, Katina Corontzes, Emily Sanders. Oct 23, 1948. Main Library.""
Photograph from the Images from the Records of the Charleston County Public Library collection held by the The Charleston Archive at CCPL.
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Page 27 from the “G. E. du P. S.” Photograph Album, 1902.
“This album is comprised of photographs of Gertrude Sanford Legendre and other members of her family, including her grandfather, Stephen Sanford, her mother, Ethel Sanford, her siblings, Stephen and Sarah Jane Sanford, her husband, Sidney Legendre, and her brother-in-law, Morris Legendre.”
Page from the “G. E. du P. S.” Photograph Album, 1902, Gertrude Sanford Legendre Papers, 1844-1996 held by the College of Charleston Libraries.
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Opening the flood-gates — flooding a rice field at High Tide, South Carolina, U.S.A.
Photograph from the College of Charleston Stereoscope Views held by the College of Charleston Libraries.
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Pincus skiing instruction 1946.
"Photograph of a moment of leisure near Simbach, Germany, 1946. Left to right: Pincus, Bob Mendler, Sam Samuels."
Photograph from the Pincus Kolender Papers, circa 1915-1996 held by the College of Charleston Libraries.
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On September 15, 1978 Muhammad Ali defeated Leon Spinks to win the world heavyweight boxing title for the third time in a row.
Muhammad Ali action figure.
"Plastic action figure depicting Muhammad Ali "The Champ.""
Artifact from the Walter Pantovic Artifact Collection held by the Avery Research Center at the College of Charleston.
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Letter from Claude Debussy to Meltzer, July 31, 1907.
"Handwritten letter confirming rendezvous with Metlzer. Typed translation included."
Letter form the Charles Henry Meltzer Papers, 1839-1940 held by the College of Charleston Libraries.
Letter from Claude Debussy to Meltzer, July 31, 1907.
"Handwritten letter confirming rendezvous with Metlzer. Typed translation included."
Letter form the Charles Henry Meltzer Papers, 1839-1940 held by the College of Charleston Libraries.
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Large format camera.
"Burke and James large format viewfinder with Bausch and Lomb lens."
Artifact from the Joseph and Rachel Coards Photography Collection held by the Avery Research Center at the College of Charleston.
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Plantations, Belle Isle.
"3 1/4" X 5 1/2" image of a clapboard house side view with brick chimneys. There is heavy growth of foliage surrounding the house."
Photograph from the Charleston Museum Plantation Photographs held by The Charleston Museum Archives.
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Man carrying basket.
"8.5 x 8.5 cm photographic print."
Photograph from the Phosphate, Farms, & Family: The Donner Collection held by the Beaufort County Library.
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"Village Store and Blacksmith Shop, ca. 1873. View of NW (Front and Side) elevation. Cainhoy, S.C.;10" x 6.5" B/W photo. Box 4, Folder 1-12-3. One copy."
Photograph from the Photos from the Records of The Historic Preservation Planner, BCD-COG held by The Charleston Archive at CCPL.
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Sugar cane plantation.
"Men working on a sugar cane plantation."
Photograph from the Eola Willis Cuban photograph collection, circa 1895-1910 held by the College of Charleston Libraries.
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Frank Leslie’s.
“Caption: ‘1. Assembling on the Citadel Parade. 2. Watching the Procession. 3. The Boy Drum Corps. 4. The Thirteen States. 5. The Union League. 6. Reading the Emancipation Proclamation on the Battery. South Carolina—the celebration of Emancipation Day, January 8th. in Charleston—scenes and incidents of the parade—see page 375.’ [full date February 10,1877].”
Image from the Charleston Museum Illustrated Newspapers Collection held by The Charleston Museum Archives.
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Philip Simmons working in his workshop.
“Photograph of Philip Simmons working at anvil with hammer and tongs.”
Photograph from the Philip Simmons Collection held by the Avery Research Center at the College of Charleston.
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“Pencil on paper, 28cm x 22cm. Front contains drawings, descriptions and measurements of various architectural details. Back includes additional drawings and measurements of architectural details.”
Pages from The Joseph Mordecai Hirschmann Collection held by the College of Charleston Libraries.
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“Pencil on paper, 28cm x 22cm. Front contains drawings, descriptions and measurements of various architectural details. Back includes additional drawings and measurements of architectural details.”
Pages from The Joseph Mordecai Hirschmann Collection held by the College of Charleston Libraries.
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“Unnumbered Image (5” x 7”): “The Cooper River Bridge from the Mt. Pleasant Shore. This photo taken by the Bridge Company for advertising purposes, and published thru the Associated Press. (Taken about July 7, ‘29.) Photo by Jacobs.”;One 5” x 7” B/W photo.”
Page from the Photographic Record of the Cooper River Bridge held by The Charleston Archive at CCPL.