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Letter, 1955 Oct. 22, [New York, N.Y.], Sol Berkowitz, to Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr.

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Creator:Berkowitz, Sol
Title:Letter, 1955 Oct. 22, [New York, N.Y.], Sol Berkowitz, to Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr.
Date:1955 Oct. 22

Letter from Sol Berkowitz of New York, New York, to Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr. informing DeLaine that now that Berkowitz's health has improved he is ready to fight with African Americans to combat racial discrimination. Berkowitz writes, "As a white man and a Jew who knows what it is to be discriminated against I stand firmly with the negroe [sic] people in their fight for freedom from southern terrorists."

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Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:Berkowitz, Sol | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974 | Civil rights movements--Southern States | African American civil rights workers--Southern States | Civil rights workers--Southern States | Jews--New York (State)--New York | African American clergy--New York (State)--New York | Clergy--New York (State)--New York | Social reformers--New York (State)--New York | African Americans--Southern States | African Americans--Civil rights--Southern States | Civil rights--Southern States | Berkowitz, Sol--Correspondence | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974--Correspondence | United States, New York, New York County, New York, 40.7142691, -74.0059729 | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434
Collection:Rev. Joseph A. DeLaine Papers ca. 1918-2000
Institution:University of South Carolina
Contributors:University of South Carolina. Libraries. Digital Collections | South Caroliniana Library
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Legal size - 9625 - (Folder 7), Joseph Armstrong DeLaine papers, ca. 1918-2000, South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbus, South Carolina.

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

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