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RACE: Are We So Different?

Posted by on May 25, 2016 in History | Comments Off on RACE: Are We So Different?

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Dr. Ronald E. McNair: Eyes on the Stars

Posted by on Jan 27, 2016 in Astronomy, History | Comments Off on Dr. Ronald E. McNair: Eyes on the Stars

In memory of the 30th anniversary of the Challenger Shuttle Disaster, learn more about SC astronaut Dr. Ronald E. McNair.

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Collections Corner – Pearl Harbor Christmas Card

Posted by on Dec 7, 2015 in History | Comments Off on Collections Corner – Pearl Harbor Christmas Card

December 7, is the anniversary of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. This special object in the State Museum’s collection is tied to the story of Columbia, SC native Jack Williams who served on the USS Arizona.

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Resources for Conserving Flood Damaged Photos, Antiques and Heirlooms

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in History | Comments Off on Resources for Conserving Flood Damaged Photos, Antiques and Heirlooms

There is a lot of information available via the internet on how to save and conserve water damaged objects, so to make it easier for those needing these resources the State Museum has created a listing of links where you can find helpful information.

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1875 silk bustle dress from the exhibit, THREADS: the Story in Our Clothes

Posted by on Sep 9, 2015 in History | Comments Off on 1875 silk bustle dress from the exhibit, THREADS: the Story in Our Clothes

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1850 en cour neckline detail from the exhibit, THREADS: the Story in Our Clothes

Posted by on Sep 9, 2015 in History | Comments Off on 1850 en cour neckline detail from the exhibit, THREADS: the Story in Our Clothes

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