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.

Approximate Number of Negro Teachers Employed in New Jersey as of April 1952
County statistics of African-American teachers employed in New Jersey.
Changes in Racial Policies in New Jersey's 549 School Districts
Statistics showing the racial changes in Newark population, school enrollment, students and teachers.
Division Initiated Complaints
Letter regarding racial discriminatory practices and an investigation into a manufacturing plant.
Racial Policies in New Jersey School Districts 1953-1954
Statistics showing the racial changes in Newark population, school enrollment, students and teachers.
Report Comments
Letters regarding comments on a tentative report.
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.
Schools Attended Exclusively by Negros
Statistics showing schools attended by African-Americans in different New Jersey Counties.