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.

Application for Levittown
An application of an African-American who was rejected from purchasing a home in Levittown, New Jersey.
Candidates for Levittown
A list of African-American prospects to live in Levittown.
Case Chronology
A summary of the Levittown complaint process.
Conversation about African-Americans in Levittown
Handwritten notes of a conversation on opinions of African-Americans moving into Levittown.
Council Materials
Materials related to the Council on Human Relations Levittown, New Jersey.
Course Proposal
A proposal for Human Relations Course to Levittown Human Council.
Levittown New Jersey Map
Work Map Millbrook Park Section 31 Levittown. Levittown Township, New Jersey.
Notice of Meeting
Notice of a meeting of the Council on Human Relations Levittown, New Jersey.
Request for Materials
A letter requesting materials to help structure the Human Relations Council for Levittown.
Statement By Levitt & Sons, INC.
Statement given by Levitt & Sons INC regarding the Supreme Court decision to uphold laws against discrimination.
Statement from Chairman
A news release of a statement from Dr. Irvine L.H. Kerrison, chairman of the New Jersey Committee Against Discrimination.
Upholding the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination in Publically Assisted Housing
Text of the decision of the New Jersey Supreme Court in the Levittown case.
Workshop Proposal
A proposal to Levittown Council on Human Relations for a two day workshop.