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1934 Feb. 1

Pickens, William, 1881-1954

The advancement of race relations in America

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the foundation of the NAACP, noting several "lasting effects" of the first twenty-five years of its operation, and calling for a redoubling of efforts towards "its program of AMERICANIZING AMERICA." Footnote reads "Draft by William Pickens for further consideration."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Draft of chronology of NAACP petition to United Nations

New York (N.Y.) - Draft of item mums312-b121-i120. Providing a chronology of actions from 1946 through 1948, concerning the NAACP petition to the United Nations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Dec.

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

Audito's report

New York (N.Y.) - A hand-pencilled draft of the "Crisis"'s annual report for 1929; see mums312-b183-i037 for final version.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945

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

The story of the Niagara Movement and the N.A.A.C.P.

Time line of the story of the Niagara Movement and the N.A.A.C.P.

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

1947 Dec.

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

The American Negro before the United Nations [fragment]

Petersburg (Va.) - Recounting past efforts to bring the issue of discrimination against African Americans before international audiences including the League of Nations, Pan African Congress, the 1911 Races Congress, and the 1945 appeal to the United Nations; establishing the NAACP as the organization poised to represent the voice of black Americans. Speech delivered at Virginia State Co... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946

Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982

The charter of the United Nations and its provisions for human rights and the rights of minorities and decisions already taken under this charter

Describing the international organization's weak enforcement for provisions for guaranteeing equality among peoples, and the virtual terra incognita of human rights protection. Composed as Chapter IV of the N.A.A.C.P.'s "Appeal to the World."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 June

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

The life of W. E. B. Du Bois, 1868-1953

In this draft of a biographical speech, Du Bois touches on the major milestones of his life. Topics include his childhood in Western Massachusetts, education at Fisk and Harvard, research and writing, founding of the Niagara Movement, membership in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, editorship of The Crisis, participation in Pan-African Cong... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Oct. 30

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

A critical analysis of Negro service organizations

Atlanta (Ga.) - Typed draft with handwritten notes of speech given at Morehouse College critiquing the N. A. A. C. P. and the Urban League noting the good work done and the improvements to strive for.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Apr. 11

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Crisis Committee

New York (N.Y.) - A draft of Du Bois's notes on the magazine's finance and administration, hiring needs, and treatment of "the larger question of our permanent solvency." See mums312-b182-i561 for typed version.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers