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A Guide to Using the Historical South Carolina Newspapers Database

Selected Articles

Images & Headlines

Congressman Robert Smalls, circa 1886

"The Troubles on Combahee," 1876

Headlines in the Charleston daily news, 1870

Death notice for B.F. Randolph, an African American legislator, 1868


Richard T. Greener circa 1904, the first African American professor and department chair at U.S.C.

"Great Riot in Hamburg," 1876