Selected Documents from Heslip M. "Happy" Lee Papers
Below are PDF files created from documents from the folder labeled Correspondence and Reports, 1962-1963 of the Heslip M. "Happy" Lee Papers. These documents represent just a sampling of the materials that make up the collection.
A Report on Prince Edward County, Virginia, January 9, 1962 [prepared by the Virginia Council on Human Relations]http://www.library.vcu.edu/jbc/speccoll/happy03.html
Executive Director's Report - Heslip M. "Happy" Lee, Executive Director, Virginia Council on Human Relations, Activities Report, February 12, 1962 - June, 1962.
Executive Director's Quarterly Report, October, November, and December, 1962. - Heslip M. "Happy" Lee, Executive Director, Virginia Council on Human Relations, Quarterly Report, October - December, 1962.
Quarterly Report for April, May, and June, 1963 Concerning the Activities of the Executive Director, Virginia Council on Human Relations.
Report of the Activities of the Executive Director, VCHR [Virginia Council on Human Relations], July, August, and September, 1963
Two documents relating to the proposed meeting of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) convention in Richmond at the John Marshall Hotel. The owners of the hotel were concerned about "adverse publicity" that the SCLC convention might attract. The first document is a copy of telegram sent September 5, 1963 by Wyatt T. Walker, Executive Assistant to Martin Luther King, Jr., to the president of the Richmond Hotel, Inc., owners of the John Marshall Hotel. The second document is a letter from the President of Richmond Hotel Inc. to Dr. J. Rupert Picott, Executive Secretary of the Virginia Teachers Association, September 6, 1963. There are other documents in the collection relating to this event.
"Moving Forward Through Community Service" Text of sermon by Heslip M. "Happy" Lee given at the Zion Hill Baptist Church, Petersburg, Virginia, Fall 1963.
1963 Annual Report to the VCHR [Virginia Council on Human Relations] Board - Report by Heslip M. "Happy" Lee, November 26, 1963.