Harold A. Lett Papers

About this Collection

This collection consists of selected items from the Harold Lett Collection. Harold Lett worked for the New Jersey Urban League from 1934-1945. At the Urban League Lett worked on housing issues and race relations. He also worked on educational issues for example he made a speech on "Public Schools and Negro". Read more about the Urban League in the Essex County Urban League Collection.

"Let's Organize an Interracial Committee"
Speech about going past American racial problems and creating interracial opportunities.
A Christian Citizen Speaks his own Conviction
A speech about the race problem in America.
A Look at Others: Minority Groups and Police- Community Relations
Speech given at the Police and Community Relations Institute.
Are Low Cost Housing Projects Reaching the Negro?
Speech given at the Urban League Conference on housing segregation.
Economic Justice in a Democracy
Speech given at the National Y.M.C.A. Convention at Wilberforce University on economic justice.
Human Relations in Employment Practices
Speech given at the Conference on Civil Rights/ United Steelworkers Committee on Civil Rights at the University of Indiana.
Juvenile Delinquency: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach, Problem of Minority Groups
Speech about the relationship between/perception of delinquency and minority groups.
Modern Trends
A speech given at the Modern Trends in Intergroup Relations at Rutgers University.
People Power- For Cooperation or Disruption Essex County PTA
A speech to parents and teachers about the importance of education and the education system's role in the fight for Black Power.
Police and Minorities
A speech about the relationship between police and minority groups.
Police and Minorities: Significance of the National Civil Rights Revolution
A speech about the relationship between police and minority groups.
Programming in Police and Community Relations
Speech about police and community relations.
Public Schools Speech
Outline of a speech on African-Americans in public schools.
Sense of Responsibility
Speech given at the Police and Community Relations Institute.
Speech for Carlin Dinner
A speech given at a dinner to honor Mayor Lee P. Carlin about the progress that still needed to be made for African-Americans.
Teachers Union of New York City
Speech against fear, prejudice and miseducation of children.