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A country preacher : Rev. De Laine

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Creator:Levine Museum of the New South
Creator:Gona, Ophelia DeLaine
Title:A country preacher : Rev. De Laine
Date:2004, 1940-1987

Instructional Web site recommended for grades three through twelve featuring the an interview with the children of Rev. Joseph De Laine. Clarendon County, South Carolina Reverend Joseph De Laine encouraged local families to join the class action lawsuit Briggs v. Elliot, the first to challenge public school segregation. In this video segment, Joseph De Laine, Jr. and Ophelia De Laine Gona remember their father's role in the controversial school desegregation lawsuit.

Includes a background essay, discussion questions, and alignments to teaching standards.

Major funding for this project is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Supported in part by a grant from the Open Society Institute.

Grade range: 3-12.

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:Instructional materials | Teaching guides | Resource units | Interviews | MovingImage
Subjects:DeLaine, Joseph A. (Joseph Armstrong), 1898-1974 | Pearson, Levi | Briggs, Harry, d. 1986--Trials, litigation, etc. | Briggs, Eliza, d. 1998--Trials, litigation, etc. | Elliott, R. W.--Trials, litigation, etc. | African American civil rights workers--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African American clergy--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African Americans--Politics and government--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African Americans--Intimidation--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African Americans--Violence against--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African Americans--Religion--South Carolina --Clarendon County | African Americans--Social conditions--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African Americans--Segregation--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African Americans--Civil rights--South Carolina--Clarendon County | African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc. | Discrimination in education--Law and legislation | Civil rights movements--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Educators--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Equality--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Social justice--South Carolina--Clarendon County | South Carolina--Race relations | Segregation--South Carolina--Clarendon County | Segregation in education--South Carolina--Clarendon County | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka | United States, South Carolina, Clarendon County
Collection:Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Special Collection
Institution:WGBH Educational Foundation
Contributors:WGBH Educational Foundation
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The Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Collection is a collaborative production of WGBH Education Productions, the WGBH Media Library, and WGBH Interactive, in partnership with the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Washington University in St. Louis.

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Forms part of: Teacher's Domain Civil Right Special Collection.

Persistent Link to Item:https://pbslearningmedia.org/resource/iml04.soc.ush.civil.delaine/