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1955 May 24

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - The three leaders' message to the Conference attendees, pledging full support of and cooperation with their aims and efforts; noting the obstacles to the growth of the peace movement in the U.S. and pledging that it is "large and growing nonetheless."

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

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

1952 May 9

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

We can now speak for peace in the United States

Toronto (Ont.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech which was supposed to be given at the Canadian Peace Conference, but note reads "Not Given." Du Bois explains that the United States government "regard peace as dangerous;" discusses his involvement in peace movements, congresses, and the Peace Information Center as well as the trials and accusations involved with being associated with... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Sept. 28

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

The causes of world war

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of speech for the "Right to Advocate Peace" meeting on the causes and results of war, colonialism, peace with the Soviet Union and reform in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Sept.

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

The sane liberal

United States - Typed draft of an article published in Soviet Russia Today. In this article Du Bois proposes a seven-point platform for American liberals.

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

1949 Sept.

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

The sane liberal

United States - Fragments of a typed draft of an article published in Soviet Russia Today. In this article Du Bois proposes a seven-point platform for American liberals.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 June 29

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

Need for social change in the United States

Chicago (Ill.) - Typed draft of address to the American People's Congress and Exposition for Peace covering the topics of government policies and government reform, social change and the need for peace in the world.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers