Resources for Documenting African-Americans in South Carolina

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Beaufort County

The New South (1862-1866)  Printed in Port Royal and later Beaufort, SC.  Covers the period just before slavery ended and the beginning of Reconstruction.  Images can be read online.

Greenville County

Greenville County Library System Obituary Index  1916 through 1993.

Richland County
Columbia,  South Carolina

The Richland County Public Library has The Palmetto Leaderon microfilm. The Palmetto Leaderwas an African-American newspaper.  It contains articles submitted by individuals and churches from many counties across the state.  Only the obituaries have been indexed and the index is available online.