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1951 May 10

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

Telegram from W. E. B. Du Bois to Eugene Davidson

New York (N.Y.) - Noting that his trial date has been postponed till October 2, and pledging to explain further in his forthcoming letter (mums312-b131-i526).

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1951 Nov. 21

Masses and Mainstream

Telegram from Masses & Mainstream to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Sent by Samuel Sillen, Lloyd L. Brown, and Herbert Aptheker, Editors; congratulating him and his associates on their "historic victory" and praising them for writing "another glorious chapter in the grand epic of liberation."

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1951 Nov. 21

Central Fur Stripping Shop (New York, N.Y.)

Telegram from Central Fur Stripping Shop to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Sent by Roy Engel, Chairman; congratulating him warmly on his "wonderful victory" at the federal court and thanking him on behalf of "all of us who believe in peace and freedom."

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1951 Nov. 20

Ross, Paul

Telegram from Paul and Nan Ross to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Congratulating him on his acquittal and hoping he continues "unabated in your further struggles in the cause of peace."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Nov. 21

Teachers' Union of the City of New York

Telegram from Teachers Union to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Congratulating him heartily on his acquittal and hoping it is the budding suggestion of a "turn in tide of repressions."

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1951 Nov. 20

American Peace Crusade

Telegram from American Peace Crusade to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Sent by Thomas Richardson and Willard Uphaus; congratulating him on "the quashing of the infamous indictment" against him and his Peace Information Center associates and naming him "honorary co-chairman" of the organization.

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1951 Nov. 20

Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)

Telegram from Civil Rights Congress to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Sent by William L. Patterson, National Executive Secretary; congratulating him on his recent victory at the federal court and pledging to "go forward to victory in the struggle for democracy at home."

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1951 Nov. 28

Teachers' Union of the City of New York

Telegram from Teachers Union to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Reiteration of earlier postcard (mums312-b135-i187), congratulating him (one week later) but ever as heartily on his acquittal, and hoping the verdict represents the budding suggestion of a "turn in tide of repressions."

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1951 Nov. 21

Jerome, V. J. (Victor Jeremy), 1896-1965

Telegram from V. J. Jerome to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Congratulating him on his recent acquittal and deeming it "a triumph for democracy, peace and freedom [which] heartens all humanity."

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1951 Nov. 7

Crawford, Alice

Telegram from Alicia Burghardt Crawford to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Reminding him that "your family who loves you" is thinking of him and praying for his immediate release, along with his friends and "all lovers of peace."

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