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The Charles R. Drew Papers

Title:
Letter from Albert Deutsch to Charles R. Drew pdf (49,722 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from Albert Deutsch to Charles R. Drew
Number of Image Pages:
1 (49,722 Bytes)
Date:
1944-04-17 (April 17, 1944)
Creator:
Deutsch, Albert
PM Daily Newspaper
Recipient:
Drew, Charles R.
Source:
Original Repository: Howard University. Moorland-Spingarn Research Center. Charles R. Drew Papers
Rights:
Courtesy of the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center.
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Exhibit Category:
"My Chief Interest Was and Is Surgery"--Howard University, 1941-1950
Relation:
Metadata Record Letter from Charles R. Drew to Albert Deutsch (April 15, 1944) pdf (1,593,285 Bytes) transcript of pdf
/ps/access/BGBBHW.pdf
Unique Identifier:
BGBBHX
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Transcript:
April 17th, 1944
Dear Dr. Drew:
I greatly appreciate the sentiments expressed in your latter. I'm sorry that my comment on your physical appearance has made you the object of embarrassing pursuit. The truth is embarrassing at times, but it must be told.
I intend to keep punching on the question of full democracy for all Americans. I know that I express the feelings of millions of inarticulate, but conscience-stricken whites who are ashamed of the inequalities so visible in our present society.
It will be a pleasure to see you again when I am next in Washington, and to chew the rag with some of your colleagues.
With kind regards,
Sincerely
Albert Deutsch
P.S. I'm sending you, under separate cover, & with my compliments the sketch drawn by our artist, Charles Liedl.
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2010-12-10

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