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1945 June

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

Proposals for the United Nations Charter Chapter on Colonial Peoples

San Francisco (Calif.) - Noting various oversights and insufficiencies in the United Nations Charter's treatment of international trusteeship; urging its adoption of additional policies to protect the rights and independence of colonial peoples; littered with Du Bois's pencilled editorial marks; and presumably addressed to the United States Delegation and various news syndicates.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 May 16

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to United States Delegation to the United Nations Conference on International Organization

San Francisco (Calif.) - In his capacity as NAACP representative at the San Francisco United Nations Conference, protesting colonial subjects' exclusion from a prospective International Bill of Rights, and begging them "in the name of 13 million Americans" to support the adoption of a preliminary statement asserting equality for all, and the addition of a clause guaranteeing civil freedoms to colonized peo... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 June

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

World Peace and the Darker Peoples

San Francisco (Calif.) - Describing the nature, current status, and insufficiencies of the United Nations Charter's treatment of international trusteeship and urging its adoption of three proposals formulated by the NAACP with respect to their social, political, and economic justice.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Mar. 5

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hugh H. Smythe

San Francisco (Calif.) - Enclosing a letter to Arthur Spingarn and providing instructions for its forwarding; advising him on the ordering and installation of an office mirror from Bloomingdales; asking that he send Walter White a memo of his lecture dates in March; and noting that he might stop in Dayton "on my way out or back."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 May

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Walter White

San Francisco (Calif.) - Enclosing his most recent Special Research Department report and a list of expenses incurred during his trip to the San Francisco United Nations Conference; and anticipating his June 19 return to the office.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Mar. 6

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hugh H. Smythe

San Francisco (Calif.) - Enclosing self-explanatory materials pertaining to his imminent resignation from the Council on African Affairs; bidding he invite Carl Gebuhr of the American Veterans Committee and his wife to be his (Du Bois's) guests; pledging to furnish the "Ebony" article by May 1; instructing him to send McQuistion of the General Education Board a certain inverview; and noting briefly "Al... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 June

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Memorandum from NAACP to United States Delegation to the United Nations Conference on International Organization

San Francisco (Calif.) - Signed Walter White, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Mary McLeod Bethune, for the Association; urging the ratification of the American proposal on trusteeship and expressing the NAACP's views on postwar colonial policy.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers