Dr. Courtney Tollison Publications

World War II and Upcountry South Carolina: "We Just Did Everything We Could" (Vintage Images) (Paperback),
The Campus History Series,
Arcadia Publishing, 2004

World War II changed America, and the history of Upcountry South Carolina during this era testifies to the war's deep impact. On the homefront, Upcountry residents grew victory gardens and supported recruits at local bases and soldiers abroad. They also manufactured textile goods, including uniforms and parachutes, crucial for the war effort. As thousands of young men and women came into the Upcountry to train at Spartanburg's Camp Croft and the Greenville Army Air Base, thousands more were sent to Europe, the Pacific and beyond. More than 166,000 South Carolinians fought for the United States, including 5 Congressional Medal of Honor winners. The resulting import and export of culture through the war and long after reflects the modernization and diversification that occurred across the South. Using works and images form the men and women who lived through it all, Furman University professor and Upcountry History Museum historian Courtney Tollison, PhD, examines the ways that Upcountry South Carolina affected World War II and how the war affected the region.

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World War II and Upcountry South Carolina: "We Just Did Everything We Could"
By Courtney Tollison
Published by The History Press, 2009
ISBN: 1596298251, 978-1596298255
224 pages

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http://img2.imagesbn.com/images/101520000/101527046.jpgFurman University, The Campus History Series, Arcadia Publishing, 2004

Founded in 1826 by a group of South Carolina Baptist Convention leaders, Furman Academy and Theological Institution was named after Richard Furman, the first president of the first national gathering of Baptists in the United States. Furman currently resides several miles north of Greenville, as it has since the 1950s, though it has changed locations and names several times since its founding and disaffiliated from the Baptist Convention in 1992. Well known for its beautiful campus, impressive academics, and successful alums, Furman is one of the top 50 liberal arts colleges in the country and was ranked fourth in the country in U.S. News and World Report's "Undergraduate Research" category.

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Furman University
By Courtney Tollison
Published by Arcadia Publishing, 2004
ISBN 0738517259, 9780738517254
128 pages

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