Gallery view

1950 Dec. 16

Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)

Press release

New York (N.Y.) - Reproducing Secretary C. B. Baldwin's response to President Truman's Friday night broadcast, declaring a "national emergency," and suggesting that "the best defense of America is peace with China."

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.

Peace Information Center


New York (N.Y.) - Written by Chairman W. E. B. Du Bois; in light of the U.S. Government's recent attacks on the organization, describing its "work and objects"; noting its patriotic opposition to the use of atomic weaponry; and naming proponents of its recent appeals and initiatives.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Jan. 31

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

Memorandum to Dr. J. E. Shepard and the Committee in Charge of the Durham Fact-Finding Conference

New York (N.Y.) - Enumerating various subjects to be addressed in the Durham Fact-Finding Conference, namely hospitals; funding and segregation in public schools; coordinated means of manufacture and distribution among "Negro farmers" and their cooperation with credit agencies, insurance, and social services; voting habits and disfranchisement; the expenditures of "the Negro chur... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov.

Afro-American Newspapers

United States v. Eugene Dennis Brief Amicus Curiae application

New York (N.Y.) - The Newspaper's motion to file a Brief Amicus Curiae to the Washington D.C. Court of Appeals on the case of United States v. Eugene Dennis; describing the defendant's position; providing legal background on the issue at hand, the enforcement of the Constitution's fourteenth amendment; pointing out and condemning the District Court's "grave error" and demanding that its ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Nov. 11

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Dr. Braun

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a congress of Communists in Chicago, recognition of Russia by the United States and organizing a Friends of Russia group in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Oct. 5

Dunbar News

Confidential Memorandum for Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce; regarding the non-capitalization of the word "negro" in The Atlantic Monthly, to which he "entered vigorous protest" through a letter to the editor; enclosing the correspondence received in response from Ellery Sedgwick, and thanking Du Bois in advance for whatever "information, courtesy or kindness you may see your way clear to extend me i... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Dec.

Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)

Part one Party platforms

New York (N.Y.) - Outlining the Party's most urgent needs and areas of focus, and outlining and comparing the programs of the Democratic and Republican platforms on the issues of peace, labor, education, social security, welfare, "civil rights and the Negro people and other minorities," and free speech.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Dec. 14

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Memo from Hugh H. Smythe to Henry Lee Moon

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining a message he received from the Urban League, concerning a joke book and a news clipping about the film, "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," with the caption "See how to defeat the Civil Rights bill."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Feb. 10

International Workers Order

Fact sheet

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the IWO's founding principles; outlining the charges lodged against it by the House Committee on Un-American Activities; and noting the status of the ongoing liquidation proceedings.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers