Historical records related to the many
courageous black Republican pioneers of the GOP in South Carolina are
few and far in-between. However, here are some web resources
relating to black Republican leaders in South Carolina.
GOP Black members of Congress from SC:
Joseph Rainey -
Robert DeLarge -
Thomas Miller -
Clyburn was NOT the first black congressman from South Carolina!)
Portrait of black Republican members of 41st & 42nd Congresses
Reconstruction-Era Black Congressmen
Listing of Black Republicans in US House
Democratic election dirty-tricks in post-Reconstruction SC
Pre-Election Violence in 1876 South Carolina
Whipper, Elliot & Allen - First black law firm in America organized by
black Republican leaders in Charleston, SC.