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1952 June 10

Maier, Naomi

Letter from Naomi Maier to W. E. B. Du Bois

Colton (Calif.) - Describing the facets (and limits) of her political activism; commenting on the pamphlet "Peace is Dangerous"; and pledging total solidarity and steadfast commitment to her and Du Bois's common causes.

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1956 Mar. 12

Lorch, Lee

Letter from Lee Lorch to W. E. B. Du Bois

Little Rock (Ark.) - Hoping he received the circular (mums312-b145-i397) describing the elements of Lorch's case; suggesting that Dr. W. J. Zeigler of Chicago is a fit candidate for the Fisk Board of Trustees; and commenting briefly on the facets of Franklin's potential reelection thereto.

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1952 Dec. 5

United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America

Legislative and political action bulletin, number 10

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the undesirable facets of the Walter-McCarran Immigration Act, "a new attack on foreign-born and trade unions" and outlining actions to be taken in opposition thereto.

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1944 Nov. 13

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Conference of Presidents of Negro Land Grant Colleges

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to H. M. Bond, F. D. Patterson, and R. B. Atwood; relaying his final recommendation for the relocation of the Social Studies project headquarters and commenting on the financial facets thereof, outlining a proposed budget, and offering to "at all times" cooperate with the committee.

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1934 Dec. 10

Oettlé, George S.

Letter from George S. Oettlé to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chatham (N.J.) - Fearing that Du Bois's recent silence is owing to the "too much strong meat" he packed his last letter with (see mums312-b071-i363); still, hoping to hear his response to the ideas expressed therein; and commenting further on the social and political facets of racial segregation in South Africa.

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1948 Mar. 2

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to W. E. B. Du Bois

Camden (S.C.) - Thanking him for his recent letter on the General Education Board's involvement in the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project, and commenting on various aspects of its facets, administration, and publication; and hoping to catch him in New York in his early-April visit.

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1937 Oct. 20

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Letter from Phelps-Stokes Fund to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed L. A. Roy; acknowledging his third-quarter report of "Encyclopedia of the Negro" expenses (enclosed in mums312-b083-i299) and commenting on various facets thereof, including what to do if a deficit should appear imminent and inevitable.

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1951 Oct.

Trade Union Committee to Defend Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois

Circular letter from Trade Union Committee to Defend Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Ben Gold, Chairman; addressed to "Sirs and Brothers"; inviting them to attend the November 16 dinner in honor of W. E. B. Du Bois, "world-renowned scholar and an outstanding leader of the Negro people"; outlining the facets and absurdities of his recent legal troubles and federal indictment; and urging "we can express our understanding and appreciation by giving ... more

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1960 Sept. 8

Darr, John W., 1919-2007

Letter from John W. Darr, Jr. to National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy Board of Directors

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the facets, reasons, implications, and relevance of his resignation from the New York SANE Committee but pledging to "always be ready and willing to help SANE in any effort it makes to test or to give fuller expression to the mutuality of itnerest in survival upon which rests ... the hope for peace."

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1955 June 18

World Festival of Youth and Students for Peace and Friendship

Letter from World Festival of Youth and Students for Peace and Friendship to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Jacques Denis for the International Preparatory Committee; cordially inviting him to take place in the July 31 - August 14 conference in Warsaw; describing the various facets and features of the event; and noting that "it would be a great honour for us, and a source of tremendous encouragement and inspiration" if he were able to join them there.

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