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Letter, 1971 Nov. 29, (Charlotte, N.C.), Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., to John Douglas Bright, [Philadelphia, P.A.]

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Creator:DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974
Title:Letter, 1971 Nov. 29, (Charlotte, N.C.), Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., to John Douglas Bright, [Philadelphia, P.A.]
Date:1971 Nov. 29

Letter from Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., in Charlotte, North Carolina to John Douglas Bright, bishop in the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in the First Episcopal District, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. DeLaine explains the controversy surrounding his departure from Calvary A.M.E. Church in Brooklyn, New York, including false accusations by the presiding elder that DeLaine was pastoring a church in North Carolina and a confrontation between the elder and DeLaine's son, Joseph, Jr.

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Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974 | Bright, John Douglas | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1933- | African Methodist Episcopal Church--Clergy | African Methodist Episcopal Church | African Methodist Episcopal Church--Bishops | African American clergy--North Carolina--Charlotte | Clergy--North Carolina--Charlotte | African American clergy--New York (State)--New York | Clergy--New York (State)--New York | African American clergy--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia | Clergy--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974--Correspondence | Bright, John Douglas--Correspondence | United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia, 39.952335, -75.163789 | United States, North Carolina, Mecklenburg County, Charlotte, 35.2270869, -80.8431268
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 15), 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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