Isaiah DeQuincey Newman, (1911-1985), Papers, 1929-2003

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Creator:Newman, I. DeQuincey, 1911-1985
Creator:University of South Carolina. Digital Collections
Creator:University of South Carolina University Libraries Digital Collections
Title:Isaiah DeQuincey Newman, (1911-1985), Papers, 1929-2003

I. DeQuincey Newman was a Methodist pastor, civil rights activist, and entrepreneur. A leading figure in the Civil Rights movement in South Carolina, he helped organize the Orangeburg branch of the NAACP in 1943, helped found the Progressive Democratic Party, and served the South Carolina NAACP as state field director from 1960 to 1969. From 1972 to 1974, he served as executive assistant to the Director of the S.C. Department of Social Services. From 1974 to 1981, he was Director of the Governor's Rural Regional Coordination Demonstration Project. In 1983, at age 72, he was elected to the South Carolina Senate, thus becoming the first African American to serve in that body since Reconstruction. Due to ill health, he resigned from the Senate in July of 1985.

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Types:Letters (correspondence) | Itineraries | Photographs | Black-and-white photographs | Texts (document genres) | Appointment books | Speeches | Sermons | Text
Subjects:Newman, I. DeQuincey, 1911-1985 | Newman, I. DeQuincey, 1911-1985--Letters | Simkins, Mary Modjeska Montieth, 1899-1992 | Middleton, Earl M., 1919- | Perry, Matthew J. (Matthew James), 1921- | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People--Employees | Clergy--South Carolina | African American clergy--South Carolina | Middleton-Rosemond United Methodist Church (Columbia, S.C.) | United Methodist Church (U.S.) | African American radio stations--South Carolina--Columbia | African American businesspeople--South Carolina--Columbia | Appointment books--South Carolina | African American civil rights workers--South Carolina | Civil rights workers--South Carolina | African Americans--Civil rights--South Carolina | Civil rights--South Carolina | Civil rights movements--South Carolina | Columbia (S.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Race discrimination--South Carolina | Segregation--South Carolina | African Americans--Segregation--South Carolina | African American politicians--South Carolina | Letters | Speeches, addresses, etc. | Sermons--South Carolina | Photographs | Legislators--South Carolina | United States, South Carolina, Richland County, Columbia, 34.0007104, -81.0348144 | United States, South Carolina, Orangeburg | United States, South Carolina, Orangeburg County
Institution:University of South Carolina
Contributors:University of South Carolina. Libraries | Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Collection (University of South Carolina. Libraries. Digital Collections) | University of South Carolina. Libraries. Digital Collections | South Carolina Political Collections | South Caroliniana Library
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