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Letter, 1955 Nov. 23, (New York, N.Y.), Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., to Mrs. R.H. MacEacherson (East Hampton, M.A.)

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Creator:DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974
Title:Letter, 1955 Nov. 23, (New York, N.Y.), Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., to Mrs. R.H. MacEacherson (East Hampton, M.A.)
Date:1955 Nov. 23

Letter from November 23, 1955 from Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr. of New York, New York, to Mrs. R. H. MachEacherson of Easthampton, Massachusetts, requesting that she and others write to New York governor Averell Harriman urging that DeLaine not be extradited to South Carolina, and to write federal officials in Washington, D.C. to stop the lawlessness of southern White Citizens Councils, which DeLaine terms the modern Ku Klux Klan.

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Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974 | MacEacherson, R. H., Mrs. | Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986 | African American civil rights workers--New York (State)--New York | Civil rights workers--New York (State)--New York | African American clergy--New York (State)--New York | Clergy--New York (State)--New York | African American soldiers | Women--Massachusetts--Easthampton | White Citizens councils--United States | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | White supremacy movements--United States | Racism--United States | United States--Race relations | Race relations | Race discrimination--United States | Governors--New York (State) | Extradition--South Carolina | Political crimes and offenses--South Carolina | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974--Correspondence | MacEacherson, R. H., Mrs.--Correspondence | United States, Massachusetts, Easthampton | United States, Massachusetts, Hampshire County, 42.3401382, -72.6637654 | United States, New York, New York County, New York, 40.7142691, -74.0059729
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 - 9625 - (Folder 8), Joseph Armstrong DeLaine papers, ca. 1918-2000, South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbus, South Carolina.

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

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