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1931 May 15

Du Bois Literary Prize

Draft of circular letter from the Du Bois Literary Prize

New York (N.Y.) - Draft of letter to be sent by La Farge on behalf of the Du Bois Literary Prize inviting recipients to join the Advisory Board.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950

Council on African Affairs

Draft of Council of African Affairs circular letter

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining the extended debate on the Indian government's complaint concerning discrimination against Indians in the Union of South Africa, and mentioning the General Assembly's positive stand on the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Sept. 11

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

Circular letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Circular letter accompanying, introducing, and attaching, under separate cover, the NAACP's petition to the United Nations; see mums312-b115-i085 for finalized form.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Jan. 13

American Peace Crusade

Circular letter from American Peace Crusade to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the goals, beliefs, and proposed program of the Peace Crusade and seeking recipients' participation in its efforts.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 July 5

Peace Information Center

Circular letter from Peace Information Center to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Signed W. E. B. Du Bois, Chairman; calling recipients' attention to the crisis in Korea and urging them to join with various prominent and ordinary American citizens in signing the World Peace Appeal. See mums312-b129-i210 for final iteration on letterhead.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 July 10

Council on African Affairs

Circular letter from Council on African Affairs

New York (N.Y.) - Draft of a circular letter (item: mums312-b136-i409) concerning indignation throughout the world towards the white-supremacy program of the Malan government, mentioning the national "Campaign of Defiance of Unjust Laws," and announcing an emergency conference on the present crisis in South Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Oct.

Trade Union Committee to Defend Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois

Circular letter from Trade Union Committee to Defend Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Ben Gold, Chairman; inviting recipients to attend the November 16 dinner in honor of W. E. B. Du Bois, "world-renowned scholar and an outstanding leader of the Negro people"; outlining the facets and absurdities of his recent legal troubles and federal indictment; and urging "we can express our understanding and appreciation by giving wholehearted support and mak... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Feb. 16

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

Circular letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Draft of the letter on the Smith Act he proposes to send to "half a dozen or a dozen European friends" (see mums312-b142-i002, i004, i048, i068, i098, i121, i148, i150, i151, i183, i199, i207, i217, i234, i237, i248); see mums312-b142-i253 for later version.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948

Council on African Affairs

Circular letter from Council on African Affairs Executive Board

New York (N.Y.) - Draft of letter concerning the possibility of Congress adjourning without enacting the Anti-Poll tax, FEPC, and Anti-Lynching bills.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Mar. 12

Initiating Sponsors of Petition to President Truman

Circular letter from Initiating Sponsors of Petition to President Truman to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Signed W. E. B. Du Bois; encouraging recipients to support an enclosed petition (mums312-b137-i056) protesting the government's policies towards colonial peoples, and suggesting that its a wide endorsement of same will result in "a truly representative and non-partisan expression of Negro opinion in the United States."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers