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1929 Apr. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Eugene C. Nelson

New York (N.Y.) - Pledging to forward his recent letter (mums312-b182-i491) duly to the address of its subject, Reba Cain, "and leaving any decision that she may wish to make to her." See mums312-b183-i329 for realization.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 June 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Vada Somerville

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking her and John for the helpful info they provided on African American college students in the L.A. area (see mums312-b187-i319, i320).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Oct. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. R. E. Lee

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Lee's assistance on a study of schools in Florida for Du Bois' study of Black schools in the Southern United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958 Aug. 18

Committee to Defend Alexander Trachtenberg

Letter from Committee to Defend Alexander Trachtenberg to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking Du Bois for his help as a member of the Committee in helping the fight to reverse the 1956 conviction of Trachtenberg under the Smith Act. Written on the letterhead of the Labor Research Association.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 June 30

Forbes, Kenneth Ripley

Circular letter from Kenneth Ripley Forbes and Edwin Berry Burgum to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Describing many individuals' "deep concern for American liberties" at the current time of crisis and in the wake of the Smith Act; relaying the direct threats and nefarious impacts of the bill and similar legislation; enclosing a petition to the President; as well as a reply card seeking recipients' general support and contributions. Signed by a couple dozen peace activists.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Sept. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to James M. Jones

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Jones' idea to establish an African American State within the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Oct. 5

Laidler, Harry Wellington, 1884-1970

Letter from Harry W. Laidler to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Requests summary of Du Bois's speech planned for dinner to be given on October 15 by the Independent Committee for Thomas and Maurer.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Nov. 6

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

Peace and civil rights

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of a Veterans Day radio address on WMCA about the Labor Party, the oppressive use of money to buy off the media and control of political outcomes and opposing the support of foreign military action, such as in Korea, against interests outside of the government agenda.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Nov. 23

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to New York Public Library

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Catherine Latimer; cover sheet to mums312-b060-i159, a memorandum to the Library's Franklin Hopper, which is "to be signed by Mr. Imes, myself, and three or four colored people of prominence in Harlem."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Sept. 14

Peace Information Center

From our mail

New York (N.Y.) - Citing passages received from correspondents in Portland, Ore., Williamstown, Mass., Atlanta, Tacoma, and Phoenix, regarding peace-related activities underway in said American cities and pledging ongoing support for the Center's work in that arena.

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