Gallery view

1933 Sept. 6

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Attaching "a very interesting exchange of viewpoints" between Viscount Cecil and Raymond Leslie Buell on the Liberian situation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Oct. 11

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Board of Directors

Draft of letter from NAACP Board of Directors to Secretary of State

New York (N.Y.) - Stating the N.A.A.C.P.'s position on U.S. involvement in Liberia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 June 9

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing recent "self-explanatory" correspondence with Dorothy Detzer of the Women's International League; inquiring as to the possibility of his coming to Washington, D.C. anytime soon; and attaching a copy of the story based on the Association's releases and printed in twenty-six Scripps-Howard newspapers.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 June 8

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying that a set of proofs of Du Bois's article should be on its way from the Foreign Affairs office; enclosing recent correspondence with William T. Stone of Foreign Policy; and reporting on recent dealings with Cecil, Winship, and Roosevelt.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 June 3

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

NAACP press release: Pecora Asked to Investigate 'Forced' Loans to Haiti and Liberia

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding relations between the NAACP and Ferdinand Pecora of the Senate Committee concerning the Haitian loan, deemed (by White) "one of the most flagrant tie-ups in history"; citing extensively from said correspondence; and bidding both situations be properly and exhaustively looked into. Signed Walter White, Secretary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Oct. 24

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Asking if he would be willing or able to serve as a representative to the League of Nations on behalf of Liberia and enclosing correspondence from Dorothy Detzer regarding said invitation; also enclosing correspondence between Detzer and Secretary of State Cordell Hull concerning a series of changes to international policy regarding Liberia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 July 20

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter White to A. W. Hunton

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing "self-explanatory" copies of the NAACP's press releases and telegrams to President Roosevelt concerning the Liberian situation; describing the "swamped" situation of the Association's offices and affairs; and affirming that he has forwarded to W. E. B. Du Bois Dorothy Detzer's letter to Anna Graves.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 May 12

Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938

Letter from George Foster Peabody to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Commending and commenting on various features of the May "Crisis"; expressing his interest in the "World War History of the Negro" and seeking further materials thereon; and noting he is also "interested in the general conclusions respecting Liberia."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Aug. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Sie Thorgues

New York (N.Y.) - Per his query (mums312-b168-i527), apologizing for the delay in responding to his "Crisis" submission on Liberia and suggesting that if he provide more hard facts and "a minimum of comment or exhortation, we might be able to use it."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Nov. 10

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing a "self-explanatory" letter from Dorothy Detzer of the Women's International League on the Liberian situation; commenting briefly on the latest draft of the League of Nations' plan; and inquiring as to Du Bois's plans to visit New York in December.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers