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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

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

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

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

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

1950 Jan.

Singer, Henry A.

An Analysis of the New York Press treatment of the Peace Conference at the Waldorf-Astoria

New York (N.Y.) - Reprinted from "The Journal of Educational Sociology" volume 23, number 5. Concerning the condemning of the World Peace Conference held in New York, as communist inspired, and the refusal by the State Department of visas for delegates.

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