Local History Book Review Sessions from our FOLs

A true local history fan has three opportunties this week to indulge themselves with book programs.

Jan. 24th -- Black Yeomanry: Life on St. Helena Island by Thomas Jackson Woofter.
Reviewer: Scott Graber
Location: USCB Performing Arts Theater, 801 Carteret Street.
Time: Doors Open at 11:30am.
Program: Noon to 1 pm.
Sponsor: Books Sandwiched In series

Jan. 26th -- Northern Money, Southern Land: The Low Country Plantation Sketches of Choltilde R. Martin, edited by Robert B. Cuthbert and Stephen G. Hoffius
Reviewer: Iva Welton
Location: Hilton Head Branch Library, 11 Beach City Road
Time: Noon until 1 pm
Sponsor: Book Breaks series (see page 5)

Jan. 31st -- Against the Tide: One Woman's Political Struggle by Harriet Keyserling.
Reviewer: Linda Tarr-Whelan
Location: USCB Performing Arts Theater, 801 Carteret Street
Time: Doors Open at 11:30am. Program: Noon to 1 pm.
Sponsor: Books Sandwiched In series

About the Author

Grace Cordial has been responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Beaufort District Collection at the Beaufort County Library since 1999.  The Beaufort District Collection exists to acquire, preserve, maintain and make accessible a research collection of permanent value which records the history, culture, and environment of our part of the South Carolina lowcountry.  Besides the research room, Cordial manages the “Virtual BDC:” the BDC web pages, the Online Obituary Index, two digital collections, a new BDC.BCL Facebook page, and the Connections blog.  
 
Among her duties is to coordinate or present programs about local history, Gullah culture, and our coastal environment, including occasional instructional sessions about how to perform historical and/or genealogical research.