College of Charleston Libraries Partner with Mother Emanuel for New Online Tribute


In the News, Lowcountry Digital History Initiative, Race and Social Justice Initiative

The College of Charleston’s Lowcountry Digital History Initiative and Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture are pleased to present a new online exhibition, “A Tribute to the Mother Emanuel Church,” developed in partnership with Lowcountry Africana, the Emanuel A.M.E. Church and the church’s Memorabilia Sub-Committee. This online tribute documents local and national responses to the tragic […]

June 14, 2016

Newest Exhibition from LDHI Reflects on Race, Labor, and Food at Civil War’s End


Exhibition, In the News, Lowcountry Digital History Initiative, Lowcountry Digital Library

In April 1865, Nat Fuller, a newly free African American cook, hosted what one observer described as a “miscegenation dinner” at his restaurant in Charleston, South Carolina. Fuller’s dinner guests, both black and white, celebrated Emancipation and the end of the U.S. Civil War. A century and a half later, Charleston paid homage to this […]

April 30, 2015

Lowcountry Digital History Initiative Recognized by American Library Association


In the News, Lowcountry Digital History Initiative, Lowcountry Digital Library, Nominations & Awards

The annual list of Best Historical materials was announced by the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) Book and Media Awards Ceremony at the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting. The list, in its 11th year, recognizes the evaluation and effectiveness in coverage of historical resources in all fields of history. Published in Reference and User […]

February 5, 2015