Researching Military History

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Discover contemporary and historical state and federal resources, newspapers, databases, and books to help research South Carolina ancestors. Our collection covers the Revolutionary War through World War II. Subscriptions to databases including Ancestry Library Edition, Fold3, and HeritageQuest helped us uncover information on approximately 35 World War II veterans from South Carolina; learn how they can help you. We’ll also help navigate free tools, including Find a Grave, state and national archives records, and Family Search. Register to join us at noon on Thursday, June 16.

Upcoming Event

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Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

June 12, 2024, 11:00 AM
The South Carolina State Library is pleased to host Laura Carter, Project Manager of the South Carolina Digital Newspaper Program (SCDNP), at the University of South Carolina Libraries who will share with us about the SCDNP and the rich South Carolina historical newspapers it has contributed to Chronicling America since 2009.