Photograph, 1951 June 17, (Clarendon County, S.C.), E.E. Richburg, Modjeska Simkins, J.W. Seals, Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., Harry Briggs, John McCray, Flutie Boyd, James Hinton, and Eugene Montgomery

Photograph, 1951 June 17, (Clarendon County, S.C.), E.E. Richburg, Modjeska Simkins, J.W. Seals, Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., Harry Briggs, John McCray, Flutie Boyd, James Hinton, and Eugene Montgomery

 Click here to view the item
Title:Photograph, 1951 June 17, (Clarendon County, S.C.), E.E. Richburg, Modjeska Simkins, J.W. Seals, Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., Harry Briggs, John McCray, Flutie Boyd, James Hinton, and Eugene Montgomery
Date:1951 June 17
Description:

Black-and-white photograph taken on June 17, 1951 of E. E. Richburg, Modjeska Simkins, J. W. Seals, Joseph A. DeLaine, Sr., Harry Briggs, John McCray, Flutie Boyd, James Hinton, and Eugene Montgomery at a ceremony honoring those participating in the Clarendon County, South Carolina, school segregation case, also known as Briggs v. Elliott.

"The South Carolina NAACP Executive Committee Presenting Awards to of Merrit to Plaintiffs and outstanding workers who were responsible for the Clarendon County School Segregation Case whose first mass Petition was signed Nov. 11, 1949 and Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals hearing was May 28, 1951. Persons on the Opposite Side: Harry Briggs is receiving his citation from the hands of Mr. S.J. McDonald. Chairman of the South Carolina State Executive Committee of the NAACP. 1. Rev. E.E. Richburg, Pastor Liberty Hill A.M.E. Church and Local NAACP Secretary. 2. Mrs. M Simpkins NAACP State Secretary. 3. Rev. J.W. Seals, Pastor of St. Mark A.M.E. Church and Local NAACP Treasurer. 4. Mr. S.J. McDonald, Chairman of S.C. State Executive Committee. 5. Rev. J.A. DeLaine, Pastor of St. James A.M.E. Church, Lake City, S.C. and Spearheader of the County School Case. 6. Mr. Harry Briggs, Sr., Receiving citation. 7. Mr. John McCray, Editor and Reporter. 8. Mr. Flutie Boyd, Local President of the NAACP (Local). 9. Mr. James Hinton, S.C. State NAACP President. 10. Mr. Eugene Montgomers, State Executive Secretary"--verso photograph.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Richburg, E. E. | Simkins, Mary Modjeska Montieth, 1899-1992 | Seals, James W., 1893-1973 | DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974 | Briggs, Harry, d. 1986 | McCray, John Henry, 1910-1987 | Boyd, Flutie | Hinton, James M. (James Myles), 1891-1970 | Montgomery, Eugene A. R., 1923-1996 | Civil rights workers--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African American civil rights workers--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African Americans--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African Americans--Civil rights--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Civil rights movements--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Segregation in education--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Race discrimination--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Race relations | Clarendon County (S.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Trials--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African American clergy--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Clergy--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Clarendon County (S.C.) | South Carolina
Collection:
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 33), 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,882