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Letter, 1956 Apr. 28, (New York, N.Y.), Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., to Post Office Department, (New York, N.Y.)

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Creator:DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974
Title:Letter, 1956 Apr. 28, (New York, N.Y.), Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., to Post Office Department, (New York, N.Y.)
Date:1956 Apr. 28

Letter from Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., of New York, New York, to the New York City Post Office listing problems with letters mailed from New York to individuals in South Carolina and Georgia. In filing the formal complaint, DeLaine states that African Americans involved in the Clarendon County school case have had their mail tampered with since the case began in 1949, but that individuals were afraid to report the problem in South Carolina.

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Types:Letters (correspondence) | Text
Subjects:DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974 | Post office stations and branches--New York (State)--New York | Post office stations and branches--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African Americans--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African Americans--Civil rights--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Civil rights--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Civil rights movements--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African American civil rights workers--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Civil rights workers--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African American clergy--New York (State)--New York | Clergy--New York (State)--New York | Segregation in education--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Trials--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Clarendon County (S.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Race discrimination--South Carolina--Clarendon County | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974--Correspondence | United States, South Carolina, Clarendon County | 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 10), 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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