Letter, 1971 Mar. 17, (Charleston, S.C.), William Saunders, to Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., (Hollis, Long Island, N.Y.)

Letter, 1971 Mar. 17, (Charleston, S.C.), William Saunders, to Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., (Hollis, Long Island, N.Y.)

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Creator:Saunders, William J., 1935-
Title:Letter, 1971 Mar. 17, (Charleston, S.C.), William Saunders, to Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., (Hollis, Long Island, N.Y.)
Date:1971 Mar. 17

Letter from William Saunders, Director of the Committee for Better Racial Assurance (COBRA) in Charleston, South Carolina, to Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr. in Hollis, Long Island, New York promising to bring up DeLaine's case at an upcoming Board Meeting with the Governor's Advisory Commission on Human Relations. Saunders promises to do anything that is necessary to clear DeLaine's name and try to bring him back to South Carolina as a hero instead of a criminal. Saunders attaches summary of COBRA's activities, which is included separately in the collection.

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Types:Letters (correspondence)
Subjects:Saunders, William J., 1935- | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974 | Saunders, William J., 1935- --Correspondence | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974--Correspondence | Committee on Better Racial Assurance (Charleston, S.C.) | African American civic leaders--South Carolina--Charleston | Civic leaders--South Carolina--Charleston | Charities--South Carolina--Charleston | Associations, institutions, etc.--South Carolina--Charleston | African Americans--South Carolina--Charleston--Societies, etc. | African Americans--Civil rights--South Carolina--Charleston | African Americans--South Carolina--Charleston | Civil rights--South Carolina--Charleston | African American clergy--New York (State)--New York | Clergy--New York (State)--New York | Police charges--South Carolina | Criminal investigation--South Carolina | Charleston (S.C.) | Charleston County (S.C.) | New York (N.Y.)
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 14), 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.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.tcl.sc.edu/u?/jad,716