Letter, 1949 Nov. 14, (Columbia, S.C.), Eugene A.R. Montgomery, to Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., (Summerton, S.C.)

Letter, 1949 Nov. 14, (Columbia, S.C.), Eugene A.R. Montgomery, to Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., (Summerton, S.C.)

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Creator:Montgomery, Eugene A. R., 1923-1996
Title:Letter, 1949 Nov. 14, (Columbia, S.C.), Eugene A.R. Montgomery, to Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., (Summerton, S.C.)
Date:1949 Nov. 14

Letter from Eugene A.R. Montgomery, the executive secretary, of the South Carolina chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in Columbia, South Carolina, to Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr. of Summerton, South Carolina, regarding a petition to school boards officials; Reverend Seals' plans to raise funds for a school desegregation case; the administration of Scott's Branch School; and request for travel expenses. Montgomery asks if DeLaine's wife is still the acting principal of Scott's Branch School. The letter is written on letterhead of the South Carolina Conference of the NAACP and lists the names of local branch officers and the slogan, "Determined to secure at home what America would guarantee abroad."

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Types:Letters (correspondence)
Subjects:Montgomery, Eugene A. R., 1923-1996 | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974 | Montgomery, Eugene A. R., 1923-1996--Correspondence | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974--Correspondence | DeLaine, Mattie Belton, 1907-1999 | African American civil rights workers--South Carolina | Civil rights workers--South Carolina | Civil rights movements--South Carolina | African Americans--Civil rights--South Carolina | Civil rights--South Carolina | African Americans--South Carolina | Clarendon County (S.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Segregation in education--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Race relations | African Americans--Segregation--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African American school principals--South Carolina--Clarendon County | School principals--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African American schools--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Schools--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Columbia (S.C.) | Richland County (S.C.) | Summerton (S.C.) | Clarendon County (S.C.)
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 5), Joseph Armstrong DeLaine papers, ca. 1918-2000, South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbus, South Carolina.

Rights and Usage:

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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