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The museum recently acquired walking stick belonging to abolitionist, Frederick Douglass. The stick was gifted to him while visiting Charleston, S.C. in March 1888. The Douglass Walking stick is one of a kind and is now on display.
The IMLS team took a short break from inventorying the art collection to pay a visit to Craig Crawford’s studio to see the action of restoring a newly acquired piece art up close and personal.
Marcelo Novo, Everlast, 1993, From the Mark Coplan Collection. Looking through vault files often offers great hidden information that helps us...
Did you know? Two South Carolinians were involved with the recovery of Apollo spacecrafts, including Apollo 11! Learn more about their important contributions.
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More than fifty years ago the world stood still as history was made when Apollo 11 touched down on the moon and three brave American astronauts...
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Explore the history of Apollo 11 and learn about Apollo 16 astronaut, Charles Duke and other notable South Carolinians who contributed to the Apollo program.
Did you know? Selfies are not as modern as they might appear to be. Before photography and film, portraits provided a way to record a person’s image.
Civil rights champion Septima Poinsette Clark was a real-life South Carolina Superhero. Read on to learn more about her amazing life.
Robert Smalls is a South Carolina superhero. His life story is a real hero’s adventure of bravery and compassion.
Chadwick Boseman is a South Carolina superhero. In films, he has fearlessly portrayed iconic African-American heroes, real and fictional.
South Carolina native Earth Kitt was the purrrfect villain as Catwoman, in the 1960s Batman television series. In real life, Kitt had many superpowers, including being an award-winning actor, dancer and vocalist who sang in 10 different languages. Read more about her in our blog.
What on Earth were walruses doing in South Carolina? Read more to uncover their fascinating history!