Letter, 1949 June 9, (Summerton, S.C.), [Parents'] Committee on Action, to Trustees of District 22, Clarendon County, (Summerton, S.C.)

Letter, 1949 June 9, (Summerton, S.C.), [Parents'] Committee on Action, to Trustees of District 22, Clarendon County, (Summerton, S.C.)

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Creator:Georgia, Robert, 1897-1984
Creator:Ragin, Edward
Creator:DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974
Title:Letter, 1949 June 9, (Summerton, S.C.), [Parents'] Committee on Action, to Trustees of District 22, Clarendon County, (Summerton, S.C.)
Date:1949 June 9
Description:

Letter from the Clarendon County Parents' Committee on Action, Summerton, South Carolina, to District 22 Trustees, also in Summerton, Clarendon County, South Carolina. The letter details grievances against principal S. Isaiah Benson, including misappropriation of funds and neglect of teaching duties. A note handwritten by DeLaine details his election as president of committee and its transformation into second largest branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in South Carolina.

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Types:Letters (correspondence)
Subjects:Georgia, Robert, 1897-1984 | Ragin, Edward | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974 | Georgia, Robert, 1897-1984--Correspondence | Ragin, Edward--Correspondence | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974--Correspondence | Parents' Committee on Action (Clarendon County, S.C.) | School boards--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African American school principals--South Carolina--Clarendon County | School principals--South Carolina--Clarendon County | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Summerton (S.C.) | Clarendon County (S.C.)
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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 3), 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,616