Letter, 1955 Sept. 19, (Lake City, S.C.), Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., to Esso Standard Oil Company, (Columbia, S.C.)

Letter, 1955 Sept. 19, (Lake City, S.C.), Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., to Esso Standard Oil Company, (Columbia, S.C.)

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Creator:DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974
Title:Letter, 1955 Sept. 19, (Lake City, S.C.), Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., to Esso Standard Oil Company, (Columbia, S.C.)
Date:1955 Sept. 19
Description:

Letter from Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., of Lake City, South Carolina, to Esso Standard Oil Company in Columbia, South Carolina, alleging that employees of the Lake City service station on Church Street use the station as "a base for terrorism." The letter documents links between the Esso Station and harassment of the DeLaine family. A hand drawn map of the station is on the reverse of the letter.

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Types:Letters (correspondence)
Subjects:DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974 | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974--Correspondence | Esso Standard Oil Company (Columbia, S.C.) | African Americans--Civil rights--South Carolina--Lake City | Civil rights--South Carolina--Lake City | Civil rights movements--South Carolina--Lake City | African American civil rights workers--South Carolina--Lake City | African American civil rights workers--Violence against--South Carolina--Lake City | Violence--South Carolina--Lake City | Lake City (S.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Race discrimination--South Carolina--Lake City | Service stations--South Carolina--Lake City | Lake City (S.C.) | Florence County (S.C.) | Columbia (S.C.) | Richland County (S.C.)
Collection:
Institution:University of South Carolina University Libraries Digital Collections
Contributors:South Caroliniana Library | University of South Carolina. Library. Digital Collections
Online Publisher:Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina, University Libraries, Digital Collections | 2008
Original Material:

Legal size - 9625 - (Folder 7), Joseph Armstrong DeLaine papers, ca. 1918-2000, South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbus, South Carolina.

Rights and Usage:

Digital image copyright 2008, The University of South Carolina. All rights reserved. For more information contact The South Caroliniana Library, USC, Columbia, SC 29208.

Related Materials:

Forms part of online collection: Rev. Joseph A. DeLaine papers, ca. 1918-2000.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.tcl.sc.edu/u?/jad,140