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1955 Apr. 19

World Peace Council

Letter from World Council of Peace to W. E. B. Du Bois

Vienna (Austria) - Signed Jean Laffitte; thanking him for his letter on the stinted struggle for peace in the U.S. (mums312-b144-i304); describing approaches towards the Council's most sound initiatives and endeavors; requesting that he recommend "detailed proposals" for working with American peace activists; and that he constructively criticize the agenda for the May 22-29 meeting to tak... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 June 23

World Peace Council

Circular letter from World Peace Council to W. E. B. Du Bois

Prague (Czech Republic) - Signed Jean Laffitte, General Secretary; summarizing and justifying the accomplishments made and resolutions adopted at the Council's recent meetings in Warsaw and Berlin; announcing the date of the next meeting, to convene in Moscow and outlining the goals for that session; and hoping for recipients' continued participation and feedback.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 June 23

Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976

Memorandum from Paul Robeson and Willard Uphaus to U.S. Members of the World Council for Peace

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to the fifteen American members, W. E. B. Du Bois among them; relaying the United Nations' reception of a Council delegation and announcing themselves as the two members appointed thereto; and inviting recipients to join them as "the wtwo of us have decided [that] would be proper."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Oct. 17

World Peace Council

Letter from World Peace Council to W. E. B. Du Bois

Vienna (Austria) - Signed J. D. Bernal, Chairman; announcing the meeting of the Council's next session (on nuclear disarmament, that December in Stockholm) and hoping he can attend.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 May 26

World Peace Council

Letter from World Council of Peace to W. E. B. Du Bois

Vienna (Austria) - Signed Jean Laffitte; confirming the comprehensive list of American members of the World Peace Council (Du Bois among them); hoping that their desire to have "an active, interested body of Council members in the U.S." meets with the approval of that nation's World Assembly delegates; and looking forward to receiving the message described in his letter (see mums312-b144-... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 May 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to World Peace Council

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Jean Laffitte; correcting and supersedes his own recent letter (mums312-b144-i317), naming American members of the World Peace Council left out in his previous list; naming seven others (himself among them) who are willing to serve; and noting efforts to recruit further members.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 Apr. 24

Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971

Letter from Rockwell Kent to World Peace Council

Au Sable Forks (N.Y.) - Addressed to V. Duncan Jones; noting the current restrictions placed on Americans' international travel rights imposed by the State Dept. and suggesting how the worldwide peace movement might employ the use of petitions to achieve its immediate objectives.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Mar. 30

World Peace Council

Circular letter from World Council of Peace to W. E. B. Du Bois

Vienna (Austria) - Signed Jean Laffitte, General Secretary; enclosing a copy of the resolution and statement arrived at the recent meeting in Vienna and calling attention to the proposed extraordinary session to be held that May in Berlin.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Jan. 24

World Peace Council

Circular letter from World Peace Council to W. E. B. Du Bois

Paris (France) - Signed Jean Laffite, Secrétary-Général; enclosing information on the accomplishments of the Council at its January 10-11 meeting in Geneva (see also mums312-b135-i405) and seeking recipients' feedback on plans for the February 21-24 meeting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Apr. 7

World Peace Council

Circular letter from World Peace Council to W. E. B. Du Bois

Paris (France) - Signed Jean Laffitte, Secretary General; relaying the French authorities' recent prohibition of the Committee of the World Congress of the Defenders of Peace and noting that the measure "interdicts in fact."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers