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Letter, 1946 July 6, (Manning, S.C., Davis Station, S.C.), Jessie J. Pearson [et al.], to W.A. Schiffley, (Columbia, S.C.)

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Creator:Pearson, Jessie J., 1922-
Creator:Pearson, Ferdinand, 1925-
Creator:Harvin, George F., 1922-
Creator:Ranton, Jessie, 1919-
Creator:Lemon, Bertice, 1922-
Creator:Walker, Elven, 1920-1990
Creator:Nelson, Samuel, 1917-
Creator:Harvin, Fladger, 1922-
Title:Letter, 1946 July 6, (Manning, S.C., Davis Station, S.C.), Jessie J. Pearson [et al.], to W.A. Schiffley, (Columbia, S.C.)
Date:1946 July 6

Letter or petition to the South Carolina Board of Education in Columbia, South Carolina signed by eight African American veterans in Summerton, South Carolina. The veterans request assistance to establish a program in agricultural education that the G.I. Bill provides for veterans and suggest Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr. as a potential teacher.

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Types:Letters (correspondence)
Subjects:Pearson, Jessie J. | Pearson, Ferdinand, 1925- | Harvin, George F. | Ranton, Jessie | Lemon, Bertice | Walker, Elven | Nelson, Samuel | Harvin, Fladger | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974 | Letters | African American veterans--South Carolina--Summerton | Veterans--South Carolina--Summerton | Veterans--Education--Law and legislation--United States | African American veterans--Education--Government policy | Agricultural education--South Carolina--Summerton | Summerton (S.C.) | Clarendon County (S.C.)
Collection:Rev. Joseph A. DeLaine Papers ca. 1918-2000
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 1), 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.

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