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Charleston Museum. Currently on display now through 31 AUG 09, features the very interesting special exhibit of what the life and times of African Americans in Charleston (SC) and the low country of South Carolina were like after the U.S. Civil War (1861-1865). “From Slave to Sharecropper demonstrates the austere circumstances under which African Americans lived during this period, but also reveals the strength of character that allowed them to overcome these tough times. Artifact highlights include period farm equipment such as plows, scythes and burlap “croaker” sacks used to gather cotton, and a “red shirt” worn by a supporter of Governor Wade Hampton, who helped hasten the end of Reconstruction in South Carolina. collection.” – click