Petition, 1949 Nov. 11, (Clarendon County, S.C.) Harry Briggs, et al., to the Board of Trustees for School District No. 22 (Clarendon County, S.C.)

Petition, 1949 Nov. 11, (Clarendon County, S.C.) Harry Briggs, et al., to the Board of Trustees for School District No. 22 (Clarendon County, S.C.)

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Creator:Briggs, Harry, d. 1986
Title:Petition, 1949 Nov. 11, (Clarendon County, S.C.) Harry Briggs, et al., to the Board of Trustees for School District No. 22 (Clarendon County, S.C.)
Date:1949 Nov. 11
Description:

Petition from Harry Briggs, et al. to the Board of Trustees for School District Number 22 in Clarendon County, South Carolina, regarding inadequate and unhealthy school facilities for African American students in the district. Petitioners include members of the Briggs, Henry, and Brown families and lawyers Henry Boulware of Columbia, South Carolina, and Thurgood Marshall of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. The full copy included in the collection was provided by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History.

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Types:Legal documents
Subjects:DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974 | Briggs, Harry, d. 1986 | Briggs, Harry, d. 1986--Trials, litigation, etc. | Boulware, Harold R., 1913-1983 | Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 | NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund | African Americans--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African American parents--South Carolina--Clarendon County | School boards--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African American schools--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Segregation in education--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Discrimination in education--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Race discrimination--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Clarendon County (S.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | African American lawyers--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Lawyers--South Carolina--Columbia | African Americans--Civil rights--South Carolina--Columbia | Lawyers--United States | African American lawyers | Civil rights--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Civil rights movements--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Civil rights workers--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African American civil rights workers--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Clarendon 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 5), 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,373