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Letter, 1971 Nov. 8, (Charlotte, N.C.), Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., to Richard Kluger, [Ridgefield, C.T.]

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Creator:DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974
Title:Letter, 1971 Nov. 8, (Charlotte, N.C.), Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., to Richard Kluger, [Ridgefield, C.T.]
Date:1971 Nov. 8

Letter from Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr. of Charlotte, North Carolina, to Richard Kluger, author of Simple Justice in Ridgefield, Connecticut, with more details of the Clarendon County, South Carolina school segregation case, also known as Briggs v. Elliott. In the letter, DeLaine explains how between 1952 and 1955 he attended the United States Supreme Court hearings for the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education case without credentials.

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Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974 | Kluger, Richard | Briggs, Harry, d. 1986 | Brown, Oliver, 1918- | Trials--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Trials--United States | United States. Supreme Court | Segregation in education--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Race discrimination--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Race relations | Clarendon County (S.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | African American civil rights workers--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Civil rights workers--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African Americans--Civil rights--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Civil rights--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African Americans--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African Americans--North Carolina--Charlotte | Authors--Connecticut--Ridgefield | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974--Correspondence | Kluger, Richard--Correspondence | Briggs, Harry, d. 1986--Trials, litigation, etc. | Brown, Oliver, 1918- --Trials, litigation, etc. | United States, North Carolina, Mecklenburg County, Charlotte, 35.2270869, -80.8431268 | Ridgefield (Conn.) | United States, Connecticut, Fairfield County, 41.2249601, -73.3712046
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 - 13439 - (Folder 22), 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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