For more about the life Richard T. Greener, see Michael Mounter’s essay "Richard Theodore Greener and the African American Individual in a Black and White World," in James Lowell Underwood and W. Lewis Burke, eds., At Freedom’s Door: African American Founding Fathers and Lawyers in Reconstruction South Carolina (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2000), 130-165.

For more on the University of South Carolina during Reconstruction, see the following: Daniel Walker Hollis, The University of South Carolina , vol. 2, College to University (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1956), Pamela M. White, "‘Free and Open’: The Radical University of South Carolina, 1873-1877," (M.A. Thesis, University of South Carolina, 1975) and W. Lewis Burke, Jr., "The Radical Law School: The University of South Carolina School of Law and Its African-American Graduates, 1873-1877," in James Lowell Underwood and W. Lewis Burke, eds., At Freedom’s Door: African American Founding Fathers and Lawyers in Reconstruction South Carolina (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2000), 90-115.

For more on the Washington-Du Bois split, see August Meier, Negro Thought in America, 1880-1915 (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1964), and the two monumental biographies of both men. Louis T. Harlan’s 2-volume biography is the essential work on Washington. See Booker T. Washington: The Making of a Black Leader, 1856-1901 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1975) and Booker T. Washington: the Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901-1915 (New York: Oxford University Press, 1983). David Levering Lewis’ Pulitzer Prize-winning, 2-volume biography is the standard work on W.E.B. Du Bois. See W.E.B. Du Bois: Biography of a Race, 1868-1919 (New York, Henry Holt, 1993), and W.E.B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and the American Century, 1919-1963 (New York: Henry Holt, 2000).

Acknowledgments: The University of South Carolina Bicentennial Committee; Trustus Theatre, Columbia; The University of South Carolina Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance; Institute for Southern Studies; University Archives and the University Libraries; the Harvard University Library; and Drs. Bobby J. Donaldson; Harry Lesesne; Walter Edgar and Michael Mounter.

university logo.gifCopyright 2001
The Board of Trustees
University of South Carolina

bicentennial logo.gif

usc home contact us get involved events projects and exhibits publications keepsakes history timeline leadership bicentennial home