Speech, 1956 Mar. 28, (Schenectady, N.Y.), The Stupidity of Humanity in the United States, Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr.

Speech, 1956 Mar. 28, (Schenectady, N.Y.), The Stupidity of Humanity in the United States, Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr.

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Creator:DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974
Title:Speech, 1956 Mar. 28, (Schenectady, N.Y.), The Stupidity of Humanity in the United States, Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr.
Date:1956 Mar. 28

Speech made by Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., in Schenectady, New York, outlining the history of racial prejudice against African Americans, local efforts to right this wrong, such as the Clarendon County, South Caroina case, also known as Briggs v. Elliott, and the rise of terror groups, such as the White Citizens Council and the Ku Klux Klan to prevent desegregation.

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Subjects:DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974 | Briggs, Harry, d. 1986--Trials, litigation, etc. | African American clergy--New York (State)--Schenectady | Clergy--New York (State)--Schenectady | Race discrimination--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Clarendon County (S.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | African Americans--Segregation--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Segregation in education--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Segregation--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Civil rights workers--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African American civil rights workers--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African Americans--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African Americans--Civil rights--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Civil rights movements--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Trials--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Prejudices--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African Americans--Violence against--South Carolina--Clarendon County | White Citizens councils--South Carolina--Clarendon County | White supremacy movements--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | Schenectady (N.Y.) | Schenectady County (N.Y.)
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 - 13439 - (Folder 20), Joseph Armstrong DeLaine papers, ca. 1918-2000, South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbus, South Carolina.

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

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

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.tcl.sc.edu/u?/jad,512