A black and white copy of a letter from Michael J. Weller to J. Thomas Savage, then curator at the Historic Charleston Foundation. The letter is regarding a punch bowl with various engravings. It goes into detail about the bowl and requests more information on the bowl, if available.
A black and white mounted photograph of one of three sides of a silver chalice awarded as 'A premium from the Agricultural Society of So. [South] Carolina, to General [George] Washington for raising the largest jackass.' This side has an engraving of the awarding institution, the Agricultural Society of South Carolina.
A color photograph of a parade float sponsored by the Agricultural Society of South Carolina, Charleston County Department of Natural Resources, and the Charleston Agricultural and Industrial Fair (November 11-16, 1929). The three are 'Partners Promoting Progress.' The float participated in a parade celebrating the opening of the John P. Grace Memorial Bridge (also known as 'the old Cooper River Bridge'). Five girls dressed as field hands ride the float alongside a pyramid decorated with vegetables: Julia Frampton, Annette Remington, Rosa Belle Blank, Louise Brown, and Isabel Frampton (one may not be pictured). Special attention is paid to the iodine in vegetables and its health benefits.
A black and white photograph of a man, young boy and a steer that was awarded a ribbon and title of Champion Steer in a 4-H Club competition at the Charleston Agricultural and Industrial [? Illegible] Fair.
A black an white photograph of an engraving on a punch bowl featuring a vignette of a women gathering what appear to be artichokes while the man on the left looks to be primed to chop wood (center). The word 'Perseverance' is engraved underneath.
A color photograph of the front of a delivery truck over packed with various vegetables and of the laborers. Photograph has a caption on the back that reads, 'Artistic loading. Vegetables for Eastern Markets from E.W. King, Charleston, S.C.'
A black and white photograph taken from behind a man standing who is giving a presentation behind a table of vegetables. The attendees and participants are outside of a building owned by Coburg Dairy with a list of 'Rental Terms' on the exterior wall.
A black and white photograph of an exhibit booth by the Food Committee and Women's Defense Committee for 'Food for Defense.' Upon entering the exhibit the attendee is prompted with the question of, 'Are you a Perky or a Poky?' and then confronted with good and bad dietary choices. Dolls are used as an attempt to provide an example of a 'Perky' woman and a 'Poky' woman.
A color photograph of laborers harvesting potatoes and putting them into barrels in the background while E.W. King [?] observes. Photograph has a caption on the front that reads, '120 bshls [bushels] per acre. E.W. King - St Andrews Parish [Charleston] S.C. 1929.'
A black and white photograph close-up of the engraving on a punch bowl of a laurel with the initials 'J.M.' engraved within and the date of '1828' engraved below. The 'M' is thought to stand for Miller.
A black and white mounted photograph of one of three sides of a silver chalice awarded as 'A premium from the Agricultural Society of So. [South] Carolina, to General [George] Washington for raising the largest jackass.' This side has an engraving of the words dedicating the chalice to General [George] Washington.
A black and white photograph of a man giving a presentation while standing at a table with vegetables. A caption on the back of the photo indicates that the event was in partnership with Coburg Dairy with 75 attendees present. The names of some of those pictured are: Frampton, Wallace [?], Barres [?], Harvey [?], [illegible], and Lingwick [?].
A black and white aerial photograph of a building with mostly empty exhibit booths. Banner flags hang from the ceiling, a small crowd is moving about, a milk bar, and the names of some local businesses can be read. Such as: Vane's United Phonograph Co., Robinson's Bicycle Shop and Esso.
A black and white mounted photograph of one of three sides of a sliver chalice awarded as 'A premium from the Agricultural Society of So. [South] Carolina, to General [George] Washington for raising the largest jackass.' This side has an engraving of a donkey and the beginning and ending sentiments of the chalice.
A color photograph with a caption written directly on the photograph that reads, 'Tools Used in Making a Spinach Crop.' The photograph is of a building and the farming equipment housed there and used during harvesting at Tom White's Farm at St. Andrews Parish.
A color photograph of an exhibition of horse walking plows [likely designed by Lanham Cotton Cultivator] at a cultivated field with many attendees and parked Ford Company Model T automobiles. Photograph was likely taken at Harrison's Farm in 1929 in Charleston, S.C.
A color photograph of a large crowd gathered around a table of speakers having an assembly. It appears that they are discussing lumber that is laid out in front of the table. There are many parked Ford Company Model T automobiles along the street. Photograph was likely taken at Harrison's Farm in 1929 in Charleston, S.C.
A page of G.M. Pollitzer's listing and detailing important dates: his engagement and marriage to Clara Guinzburg, the birth of Carrie Teller Pollitzer, Richard M. Pollitzer, Mabel Pollitzer, and Anita Lilly Pollitzer.
Mrs. Larry T. Riggs, second from right, president of the Charleston Federation of Women's Clubs, unveils a plaque sponsored by the federation, commemorating the 50th anniversary of women students at the College of Charleston. Looking on are Miss Carrie Pollitzer, who was influential on obtaining entrance for women students, and Dr. Walter R. Coppedge, president. The plaque reads: "This plaque was given in honor of the Charleston Federation of Women and under the leadership of Carrie Pollitzer," photo provided by the News and Courier.
Gentlemen at Charleston Cotton Exchange (G.M. Pollitzer front right). Caption below photo: “[J.W. Ward, Ed H. ,E.J. Hart (Top) Benj. Adams, George W. Egan, E. J. Robertson, J. Adger Smyth, E.C. Salinas, Bob W. Mclean, C.P. Landers, Will Steadman, August Kohn...], Charleston Cotton Exchange July 1892.” Black and white photograph.
Receipt book belonging to Mary Motte Alston Pringle containing recipes, methods and remedies for food, housekeeping, and medicine from family, friends, articles and world travelers. Pringle often notes on effectiveness and provides personal anecdotes. Pages numbered 74 through 97 in Pringle's book are blank and therefore omitted. The table of contents can be found at the end of the book.
This is the order book associated with the 4th South Carolina Regiment, which was established in November 1775 and formed part of the U.S. Continental Army between June 18, 1776 and January 1, 1781, when it was disbanded following the British capture of Charleston. It also contains orders relating to the 1st and 2nd South Carolina Regiments from September 15, 1775 onward, beginning with the capture of Fort Johnson. It discusses the allocation of men and material to various fortifications around the Charleston area, including Fort Sullivan, Fort Johnson, and the Grand Battery. The book accompanied Captain Barnard Elliott (d. 1778), who was reassigned from the 2nd to the 4th Regiment in November, 1775. Considerable reference is made to war plans, military discipline, including courts-martial, and camp life.
This collection consists of select photographs from the 'Charleston County Pasture Tour, 1951' photograph album. The photographs depict walks through pastures, cattle, demonstrations, group photos and a shared meal.