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Letter, 1948 Sept. 30, (Summerton, S.C.), Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., to [James M.] Hinton and [Harry R.] Boulware, [Columbia, S.C.]

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Creator:DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974
Title:Letter, 1948 Sept. 30, (Summerton, S.C.), Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., to [James M.] Hinton and [Harry R.] Boulware, [Columbia, S.C.]
Date:1948 Sept. 30

Letter from Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr. of Summerton, South Carolina to James M. Hinton, president of the South Carolina chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and attorney Harold R. Boulware, both of Columbia, South Carolina. In his letter, DeLaine requests legal advice regarding Summerton School Superintendent H. B. Bechmen's decision to make all of the out of district children make application to the trustees of their home district to attend school. DeLaine also mentions Levi Pearson's uncertain position between districts 5 and 26 and the bus transportation case, Pearson v. County Board of Education (1948).

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Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974 | Hinton, James M. (James Myles), 1891-1970 | Boulware, Harold R., 1913-1983 | Bechmen, H. B. | Pearson, Levi | Pearson, Levi--Trials, litigation, etc. | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | African American lawyers--South Carolina--Columbia | Lawyers--South Carolina--Columbia | School superintendents--South Carolina--Clarendon County | 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 | Civil rights movements--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Civil rights workers--South Carolina | African American civil rights workers--South Carolina | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974--Correspondence | Boulware, Harold R., 1913-1983--Correspondence | Hinton, James M. (James Myles), 1891-1970--Correspondence | United States, South Carolina, Summerton | United States, South Carolina, Clarendon County | United States, South Carolina, Richland County, Columbia, 34.0007104, -81.0348144
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 - 13439 - (Folder 3), Joseph Armstrong DeLaine papers, ca. 1918-2000, South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbus, South Carolina.

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