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.

Approach to Our Housing Problems
Letter from Harold Lett about education on problems of housing.
Civil rights in New Jersey
A resume of New Jersey Civil Rights Progress.
Division Initiated Complaints
Letter regarding racial discriminatory practices and an investigation into a manufacturing plant.
Division Review
Summary of the Division Against Discrimination programs and activities.
Job Types
Statistics showing types of jobs held and counties.
Law Opposition
Statement concerning opposition to laws.
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.
Proposal
Proposal from Harold Lett for the preparation of a report/evaluation of the fair employment practice law in New Jersey.
Report to John P. Milligan
A draft of a report on the Division Against Discrimination regarding the effectiveness of the agency and recommendations for improvement with handwritten notes.
Review
Review regarding the effectiveness of state non-discrimination policies including the purpose of the review, methods used in the review, general comments and recommendations.
Summary of Survey Findings by County
Survey findings on minority exclusion concerns in different counties in New Jersey.
Summary of Survey Findings by County
Survey findings on minority exclusion concerns in different counties in New Jersey.