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1947 Nov. 7

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying that Eleanor Roosevelt has requested a memorandum "for her private use" on the items they hope to insert in a World Charter of Human Rights "with particular reference to the machinery to attain those rights," for use in the December 1 meeting of the Drafting Committee, and hoping to speak with him on the matter the following Monday.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Aug. 24

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Asking Du Bois for any documents that might be useful to him regarding the recommendations Du Bois made for topics to be discussed at the United Nations general assembly.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Mar. 23

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking his recommendations as to the actions they ought to take "with respect to the colonial human rights or any other issues" at the following week's United Nations Conference at Hunter College.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Oct. 20

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Suggesting that Doxey Wilkerson, Paul Robeson, John Johnson, Shirley Graham, Rayford Logan, "and other authors" be invited as special guests to the NAACP's formal presentation of its petition to the United Nations on October 23 at Lake Success.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept. 17

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying the Board's approval of his proposed NAACP petition to the United Nations (mums312-b111-i296).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Sept. 3

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Looking forward to the formal presentation of the Association's petition to the United Nations, and insisting "I not only want to be present but will be present" thereat.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Sept. 29

Harrington, Oliver W. (Oliver Wendell), 1912-1995

Memorandum from Oliver Harrington to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying Thomas Craven's offer to describe the Association's U.N. petition in "United Nations World"; relaying his own opinion of the proposal; and hoping to consult with him on the corresponding "advertising approach" to take.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Oct. 1

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying widespread approval of his proposed petition to the UN (see mums312-b111-i296), voiced by Konvitz, Earl Dickerson, Rayford Logan, and relaying Houston's recommendation of Robert Ming, Jr.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Oct. 17

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing the conferral (by Human Rights Commission member John Humphrey) of permission to formally present the NAACP's petition to the United Nations at the October 23 General Assembly, and outlining the formal preparations and arrangements to be made in advance thereof.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 June 9

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking Du Bois for sending him the chronology of the petition for the United Nations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers