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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

1953 Nov. 17

Council on African Affairs

The Council on African Affairs answers Attorney General Brownell

New York (N.Y.) - Written in response to the attack on the Council on African Affairs by Attorney General Herbert Brownell; clarifies the purpose of the council and its concerns regarding the peoples of Africa; lists examples of the council's service; provides testimonials to refute the false charges; takes a strong stance against the McCarran Law.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Apr. 27

Peace Information Center

The question is: Do we outlaw the atom bomb?

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the World Peace Appeal's purposes, tenets, and future goals, and seeking recipients' support of its platform to outlaw the atom bomb.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Apr. 14

Committee for a Democratic Far Eastern Policy

Circular letter from Committee for a Democratic Far Eastern Policy to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Maud Russell, Executive Director; outlining the discussions and resolutions adopted at the March 30 board meeting; summarizing the financial report there delivered; and thanking members and sponsors for their continued support.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Apr. 5

Birth Control Federation of America

Letter from Birth Control Federation of America, Inc.

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining the informational products available for physicians to provide for their patients and an enclosed order form..

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Aug. 30

Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976

Circular letter from Paul Robeson to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking support of his and Bartley Crum's call for action in Washington in commemoration of the Emancipation Proclamation, and in the face of "continued immunity from prosecution of the lynchers." For original telegram, see mums312-b112-i035.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Jan. 24

Silent Action

Letter from Silent Action to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed W. W. Rourk; describing the details of a new plan whose slogan is "Self-Help or No-Help" and the concomitant establishment of Relief Committees; enclosing a roster of directors and list of invitees; seeking the participation of "real, thinking men, who are also real race-men" and hoping for Du Bois's contribution.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1943 Mar. 27

March on Washington Movement

Circular letter from March on Washington Movement to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed A. Philip Randolph, National Director; describing and enclosing a telegram threatening to picket the War Manpower Commission unless something is done "in the next week or ten days... to advance the well-being of the Negro and make FEPC increasingly effective, and urging him to sign in solidarity.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Mar.

Birth Control Federation of America

Letter from Birth Control Federation of America, Inc.

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining the informational products available for physicians to provide for their patients.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau (New York, N.Y.)

Letter from Birth Control Federation of America

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining an enclosed order form for informational materials.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers