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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

1961 Apr. 19

World Peace Council

Appeal to world opinion

Budapest (Hungary) - The Secretariat's description of "treacherous armed aggression against Cuba" and its effect on the prospect for World Peace; and urging all people of the world to protest U.S. aggression thereagainst.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 May 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois, Paul Robeson, John Darr, and Howard Fast to World Peace Council

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Jean Laffitte; naming the American peace activists still interested in participating in the World Peace Council and noting a handful of others fully willing to serve thereon, if elected.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 June 7

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; enclosing a statement concerning American membership to the Council signed by himself, Paul Robeson, John Darr, and Howard Fast, and requesting that he confirm receipt of same.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Mar.

World Peace Council

Bulletin of the World Council of Peace, number 8

Prague (Czech Republic) - Describing new developments in the international tension-relaxation campaign; reporting on demonstrations, initiatives, and peace efforts in various countries; outlining the outcomes of the recent conference in Vienna; a story on the desire for peace negotiations in Vietnam by the French people; and providing news briefs on peace "around the world."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Jan.

World Peace Council

Bulletin of the World Council of Peace, number 5

Prague (Czech Republic) - Proclaiming that "World tension can be eased in 1954"; describing the French attitude towards the war in Vietnam, the progress of the Four-power Talks, a demonstration in West Berlin, and various peace-seeking efforts taking place worldwide.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 May 2

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; naming the American members of the World Peace Council and describing their attitudes and investments in the impending conference in Helsinki; proposing that they submit a statement to be sent to the conference, seeing as they cannot personally attend; and describing the sense "that it is necessary for us to try to secure a representative bod... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers