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1943 Mar. 11

Organizing Committee for an International Conference on Africa

Circular letter from Organizing Committee for an International Conference on Africa to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Anson Phelps Stokes; listing and briefly describing prospective delegates at the upcoming "African Conference" in Washington and gladly conveying the degree of interest evidenced therein.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Nov. 26

Congress of the Peoples for Peace (1952 : Vienna, Austria) . U. S. Sponsoring Committee

Circular letter from U. S. Sponsoring Committee of Congress of the Peoples for Peace to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Willard Uphaus; enclosing a draft of a letter to be sent to Secretary of State Dean Acheson and seeking sponsors' suggested edits thereto.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Nov.

Congress of the Peoples for Peace (1952 : Vienna, Austria) . U. S. Sponsoring Committee

Circular letter from U. S. Sponsoring Committee of Congress of the Peoples for Peace to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Willard Uphaus; describing the formation of a sponsoring committee to the Congress which has "committed to spending money" it doesn't have, and so seeking support and contributions from recipients; "We don't need a vast sum -- but what we need, we need badly and now."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 May 22

Lobby for Peace

Circular letter from Lobby for Peace to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Rev. Dr. Joseph M. Evans, Prof. Philip Morrison, and Rev. Kenneth Ripley Forbes; addressed "Dear friend"; describing the rapidly moving political climate in the country; noting the American Peace Crusade's support of peacemaking initiatives; announcing a congress to meet in D.C. that June; and enclosing a call thereto for recipients' feedback, as well as a list of tentat... more

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

1952 Jan. 9

American Inter-Continental Peace Conference . United States Sponsoring Committee

Circular letter from United States Sponsoring Committee of the American Inter-Continental Peace Conference

New York (N.Y.) - Urging people to participate with the American Inter-Continental Peace Conference by sending personal endorsements, ordering copies of the call, and by considering being delegates. Signed by W. E. B. Du Bois, Howard Fast, Clementina J. Paolone, Paul Robeson, and Willard Uphaus.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1943 Feb. 25

Organizing Committee for an International Conference on Africa

Circular letter from Organizing Committee for an International Conference on Africa to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Anson Phelps Stokes; inviting him to an upcoming conference at the Brookings Institution on the organization of an "African Institute"; briefly describing the origins of the plans and noting other prospective attendees; and outlining the principal points of interest and questions to be answered at the event.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Oct. 12

Peace Information Center

Circular letter from Peace Information Center to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Abbott Simon, Executive Director; noting the "serious situation" complicating the work and mission of the Center; outlining the "worldwide struggle for peace"; the status of the World Peace Appeal Campaign and the Second World Congress; and urging recipients to become involved in "local action for peace."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Dec. 22

American Inter-Continental Peace Conference . United States Sponsoring Committee

Circular letter from United States Sponsoring Committee of the American Inter-Continental Peace Conference to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Daniel Groden, Secretary; describing the goals and early preparations for the January 1952 conference in Rio and hoping to "count on you in this specific all-American effort for peace."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Mar. 12

Peace Institute of Greater New York

Circular letter from Peace Institute of Greater New York to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Marcel Scherer, for the Sponsoring Committee; outlining the scopes of five panel discussions to be held at a Peace Institute planned for April 19 and inviting him to sponsor same.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers