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State Education in South Carolina

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Box 1. Includes personal letters regarding the establishment of community colleges (1965), 1961 Report of Committee Studying the Needs of the State Development Board on the Subject of Vocational and Technical Training (1961), 1960 Report of Committee Studying the Needs of the State Development Board on the Subject of Vocational and Technical Training (1960), and various constituents' letters and articles on technical training (1961-6).
Box 3. Contains State Committee on Technical Education presentation to State Budget and Control Board (October 29, 1968), various clippings on expanding enrollment and benefits South Carolina industry (late 1960s), various letters from local industry managers thanking the State Committee for Technical Education for cooperation (late 1960s), various letters from students about the success of technical schools (late 1960s), documents on filling  the position of Executive Director of the State Committee for Technical Education (November 2, 1970), documents related to Technical Orientation Seminar for the State of West Virginia (July 26-29, 1970), personal letters between Lt. Gov. West and various technical education authorities (late 1960s, including gubernatorial election).

Box 2. Two speeches regarding vocational training (1970-7).
Box 6. Includes various documents related to administration of Midlands Technical College (1980).

Box 11. Committee to Study the Extent of Duplication by Technical Education (1970), Manpower Advisory Committee for Technical Education (1966-71), Advisory Council on Vocational and Technical Education (1968-70), Committee to Study the Problems of Vocational Training, Technical Training, and post-High School Training in the State (1968).

Box 4. Contains speech to Technical College Presidents’ and Board Luncheon (July 28, 1988), and South Carolina Technical Education press conference remarks (August 11, 1988).