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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

1955 Apr. 13

American Peace Crusade

Circular letter from American Peace Crusade to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Betty Haufrecht, Administrative Secretary; describing the conclusions drawn at the Resident Board's March 20 meeting, regarding the danger of atomic warfare and proposing "a plan of action to be undertaken immediately" with respect thereto.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Jan. 30

National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.)

Circular letter from National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Harry Emerson Fosdick; commenting on the newly inaugurated Kennedy's nuclear program; outlining the potential and grave dangers thereof; and urging recipients that "this is the moment to act."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Nov. 3

Peace Information Center

Circular letter from Peace Information Center to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Signed W. E. B. Du Bois, Chairman; warning that the nation and world stand both "on the brink of catastrophe"; describing the Center's recent and impending actions in light of such conditions; urging recipients to lend their continued support and financial contributions, "payable either to Mr. Elkin, our Treasurer, or to myself"; and enclosing a form for so doing, as well as a print-ou... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Apr.

Peace Information Center

Circular letter from Peace Information Center to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Signed W. E. B. Du Bois, Chairman; announcing the founding of the P.I.C.; describing its goals, tenets, and structure; and inviting recipients to become involved by serving on an Advisory Council designed to "cooperate with us in various ways" and further the Center's anti-war mission.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Nov.

Peace Information Center

Circular letter from Peace Information Center to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking recipients for signing the Stockholm Appeal and encouraging them to lend their ongoing support of this and similar anti-war initiatives. Possibly drafted by Joseph Fletcher.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Oct. 31

Young People's General Assembly for Peace

Circular letter from Young People's General Assembly for Peace

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning the response they have received after sending out 200 letters concerning prohibiting nuclear weapons.

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

1950 Sept. 18

Peace Information Center

Circular letter from Peace Information Center to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the status of the Center's Peace Petition Campaign; noting recent developments in the selection of delegates at the 2nd World Congress of the Defenders of Peace; discussing "the important place the Fellowship of Reconciliation plays among pacifist groups"; briefly noting the organization's finances; and enclosing some new informational and promotional materials.

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, Joseph Fletcher, and Fred W. Stover; 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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers