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Progress Report on NAACP civil rights activities in Charleston and Spartanburg, July 30, 1962

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Creator:Newman, I. DeQuincey (Isaiah DeQuincey), 1911-1985
Title:Progress Report on NAACP civil rights activities in Charleston and Spartanburg, July 30, 1962
Date:1962 July 30, 2007
Description:

Five page progress report dated July 30, 1962 that provides updates on civil rights activities conducted by the Charleston, South Carolina, and Spartanburg, South Carolina branches of the NAACP. The Charleston branch outlined gains of job upgrades and newly established jobs for African Americans in assorted Charleston businesses that came about through a combination of direct action, negotiation tactics, and filing of complaints with the President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity. The Spartanburg branch reported on the status of sit-in demonstrations organized at Woolworth and Kress department stores to desegregate dining facilities in those establishments; both demonstrations in Spartanburg were threatened by violence.

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Local identification number: pne6207

Types:Text
Subjects:National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Corporation reports--South Carolina | Civil rights workers--South Carolina | African American civil rights workers--South Carolina | Civil rights demonstrations--South Carolina--Charleston | Civil rights demonstrations--South Carolina--Spartanburg | Discrimination in employment--South Carolina--Charleston | Negotiation--South Carolina--Charleston | Direct action--South Carolina--Charleston | Discrimination in public accommodations--South Carolina--Spartanburg | Discrimination in restaurants--South Carolina--Spartanburg | African Americans--Violence against--South Carolina--Spartanburg | Arrest--South Carolina--Spartanburg | Charleston (S.C.) | Charleston County (S.C.) | Spartanburg (S.C.) | Spartanburg County (S.C.)
Collection:Isaiah DeQuincey Newman, (1911-1985), Papers, 1929-2003
Institution:University of South Carolina University Libraries Digital Collections
Contributors:South Carolina Political Collections | University of South Carolina. Library. Digital Collections | Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Collection (University of South Carolina. Library. Digital Collections
Online Publisher:Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Library Digital Collections | 2008
Original Material:

Folder: Newman, Top., NAACP, Report, 1962, Jan. 31 - Aug. 19, Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Papers, South Carolina Political Collections, The University of South Carolina Libraries

Rights and Usage:

Digital image copyright 2007, The University of South Carolina. All rights reserved. For more information contact South Carolina Political Collections, USC, Columbia, SC 29208.

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Forms part of online collection: Isaiah De Quincey Newman (1911-1985) Papers, 1929-2003.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.tcl.sc.edu/u?/idn,504