Letter, 1961 Dec. 11, (New York, N.Y.), Roy Wilkins, to Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., (Hollis, Long Island, N.Y.)

Letter, 1961 Dec. 11, (New York, N.Y.), Roy Wilkins, to Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., (Hollis, Long Island, N.Y.)

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Creator:Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981
Title:Letter, 1961 Dec. 11, (New York, N.Y.), Roy Wilkins, to Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., (Hollis, Long Island, N.Y.)
Date:1961 Dec. 11
Description:

Letter from Roy Wilkins, executive secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in New York, New York in response to Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr. of Hollis, Long Island, New York, claiming no recollection of Harry Briggs' case. Wilkins notes that the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. under Thurgood Marshall is a separate organization. Wilkins also reminds DeLaine of assistance NAACP provided to farmers in Clarendon County, South Carolina. Wilkins offers to meet with DeLaine to discuss Harry Briggs' case and to decide how best to assist him.

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Types:Letters (correspondence)
Subjects:Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981 | Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981--Correspondence | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974 | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974--Correspondence | Briggs, Harry, d. 1986 | Briggs, Harry, d. 1986--Trials, litigation, etc. | Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | African American civil rights workers--New York (State)--New York | Civil rights workers--New York (State)--New York | African American clergy--New York (State)--New York | Clergy--New York (State)--New York | African American civil rights workers--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Civil rights workers--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African American farmers--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Trials--South Carolina | NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund | New York (N.Y.) | 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 - 13439 - (Folder 11), 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,565