Progressive Democratic Party

Progressive Democratic Party

1944–1964

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

Photo (Clarendon County, S.C.) of E.E. Richburg, Modjeska Simkins, J.W. Seals, Joseph A. De Laine, Sr., Harry Briggs, John McCray, J.S. (Flutie) Boyd, James Hinton, and Eugene Montgomery at a ceremony in honor of those participating in Clarendon County (S.C.) School Segregation Case [Briggs v. Elliott]. June 17, 1951. 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. De Laine, 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. J.S. (Flutie) Boyd, Local President of the NAACP (Local). 9. Mr. James Hinton, S.C. State NAACP President. 10. Mr. Eugene Montgomers, State Executive Secretary written on reverse

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  • Title Progressive Democratic Party
  • Coverage 1944–1964
  • Author
  • Keywords African American activists sought to demonstrate their loyalty to the national party by mobilizing black support for the president, John H. McCray, Lighthouse and Informer, independent party possessing an organizational structure comparable to that of the existing Democratic Party,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
  • URL
  • Access Date March 3, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 22, 2022
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