1963-2013: Desegregation—Integration

Suggested Publications & Websites of Interest



We encourage visitors to obtain a copy of
Carolinian: University of South Carolina Alumni Magazine,
Vol. 39, No, 3, Fall 2013, Chris Horn, editor,
so that they may read "circa '63" by Craig Brandhorst, pp. 16-24


Selected Readings

Bass, Jack and W. Scott Poole. (2009). The Palmetto State: The Making of Modern South Carolina. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press.

Black, Jennifer. (2013). “If Clemson Can Do It: The Peaceful Desegregation at University of South Carolina,”  Southern History of Education Society Annual Meeting, The College of Charleston, March 16.

Cox, Maxine M. Jr., (1992). The Year of Decision: Integration in South Carolina Education in 1963. MA thesis, University of South Carolina.

Cox, Maxine M. Jr., (1996). 1963—The Year of Decision: Desegregation in South Carolina. PhD dissertation, University of South Carolina.

Digital Collections, Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolina. “University of South Carolina Reconstruction Records.” http://library.sc.edu/digital/collections/reconstruct.html

Edgar, Walter  B. (1992). South Carolina in the Modern Age.Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press.

Felder, James L. (2012). Civil Rights in South Carolina: From Peaceful Protests to Groundbreaking Rulings. Charleston, SC: The History Press.

Lesesne, Henry H. (2001). A History of the University of South Carolina, 1940-2000. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press. 

Matalene, Carolyn B.  and Katherine C. Reynolds, editors. (2001). Carolina Voices: Two Hundred Years of Student Experiences. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press.

McMillan, George. (1963). “Integration with Dignity: The Inside Story of How South Carolina Kept the Peace,” The Saturday Evening Post, March 16; 15-21.

Myers, Andrew H. (2006). Black, White & Olive Drab: Racial Integration at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, and the Civil Rights Movement. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press.

Miller, Rebecca L. (2008). “Raised for Activism: Henrie Monteith and the Desegregation of the University of South Carolina,” The South Carolina Historical Magazine 109:2; 121-147.

Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, University of South Carolina. “Reconstruction 1873-1877.” http://www.sa.sc.edu/omsa/1873-1877-the-end-of-reconstruction/

“Quiet Courage,” Clemson World. http://www.clemson.edu/cedp/cudp/pubs/gantt/pdfs/002.pdf

White, Pamela M. (1975). Free and Open: The Radical University of South Carolina, 1873-1877. MA thesis, University of South Carolina.




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