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Accepting Applications for Temporary Staff Position at LCDL!

Tue, 2017-01-10 10:50 -- LCDL Staff

The Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) is currently seeking to fill a part-time staff position for a period of approximately six months for the digitization and description of archival materials. Please see the below job description for further detail. Please send a letter of application along with an up-to-date CV to Tyler Mobley at mobleyt@cofc.edu.

Announcing a New Collection: "J. Arthur Brown Papers, 1937-1988"

Tue, 2016-11-22 13:28 -- Sam Sfirri
J. Arthur Brown

We at the Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) are very thankful for the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for affording us the opportunity to digitize the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture's most important archival collections regarding Civil Rights activism in the Charleston and surrounding Lowcountry area.

The “Esau Jenkins Papers, 1963-2003” Collection Has Been Updated!

Fri, 2016-10-14 14:14 -- Sam Sfirri
Esau Jenkins

Thanks to the generous support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) grant program, the Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) has been able to digitize much of the remaining materials from the “Esau Jenkins Papers, 1963-2003” from the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture.

The “Bernice Robinson Papers, 1920-1989” Are Available on the LCDL!

Thu, 2016-10-13 14:46 -- Sam Sfirri
Bernice Robinson

It is with tremendous pleasure that we at the Lowcountry Digital Library (LCDL) bring 4.75 linear feet of records from the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture's “Bernice Robinson Papers, 1920-1989” providing insight into Robinson’s unique involvement with civil rights activism.

DPLA Announces New Primary Source Guides for Teachers

Wed, 2016-07-27 14:05 -- LCDL Staff

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop critical thinking skills by exploring topics in history, literature, and culture through primary sources. Drawing online materials from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States, the sets use letters, photographs, posters, oral histories, video clips, sheet music, and more. Each set (100 in all) includes a topic overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide.

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