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Greenville: Life in the 1950s
South Carolina Room staff member Durham Hunt brings the 1950s back to life using historic photographs and the Greenville County Driving Tour of Historic Sites. Registration required. Call 277-7397 to register.
Tue, Oct 25, 6:30p-7:30p, Mauldin
Spinning and Loom Demonstration
Local artist Elizabeth Zane gives a fun and informative demonstration on spinning wool and simple weaving on a hand held loom. Call 268-5955 for more information.
Sat, Oct 22, 10a-12p, Taylors
Dr. Pitts’ topic for our meeting tonight was the circus—he told of his boyhood love for the circus and how this developed into a passion, one in which he used his education and professional expertise to help the circus employees. He focused on the history of the Hoxie Bros. Circus and Great American Circus showing many pictures of the performers, tents, and equipment. He mentioned that he has as many as 5,000 pictures in his collection of balancing acts, juggling, animals, beautiful ladies and strong men, giant gorillas, fire eaters, acrobats, etc. Click here to read more.