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Letter, 1955 Oct. 7, (Lake City, S.C.), to Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., (Lake City, S.C.)

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Title:Letter, 1955 Oct. 7, (Lake City, S.C.), to Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., (Lake City, S.C.)
Date:1955 Oct. 7
Description:

Letter addressed to "Rev. J. A. Delane. Collard [sic]." The letter warns Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr. that several hundred individuals have had a meeting and have decided that if DeLaine does not leave Lake City, South Carolina, within ten days, they will move him with dynamite. The letter also mentions an African American postmaster who was sent to Lake City and was killed.

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Types:Letters (correspondence)
Subjects:DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974 | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974--Correspondence | African Americans--Civil rights--South Carolina--Lake City | Civil rights--South Carolina--Lake City | African Americans--South Carolina--Lake City | Lake City (S.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | African Americans--Violence against--South Carolina--Lake City | Violence--South Carolina--Lake City | African American civil rights workers--South Carolina--Lake City | African American civil rights workers--Violence against--South Carolina--Lake City | Civil rights workers--South Carolina--Lake City | African American clergy--South Carolina--Lake City | Clergy--South Carolina--Lake City | Civil rights movements--South Carolina--Lake City | White supremacy movements--South Carolina--Lake City | African American postmasters--Violence against--South Carolina--Lake City | Lake City (S.C.) | Florence 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 - 13439 - (Folder 7), 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.

Related Materials:

Forms part of online collection: Rev. Joseph A. DeLaine papers, ca. 1918-2000.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.tcl.sc.edu/u?/jad,658