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1952 Oct. 29

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

Greeting from Paul Robeson and W. E. B. Du Bois to the people of Africa

Mentioning that peace and the stopping of war is the only way to uplift humans and to end colonialism, poverty, disease, and ignorance, and announcing the World Peace Congress in Vienna.

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

1951 June 26

Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976

Statement by Mr. Paul Robeson

New York (N.Y.) - In his capacity as American representative of the World Peace Council (alongside Willard Uphaus; see also mums312-b135-i423), describing the Council's formation and agenda; outlining its beliefs and approaches to lasting world peace; citing extensively from remarks made by leaders and speakers at the Council's recent sessions; and urging the United Nations to take certa... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 June 25

World Peace Council

Letter from World Peace Council to International Longshoresman's and Warehouseman's Union

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Paul Robeson and Willard Uphaus; addressed to President Harry Bridges; describing their assignment to an represent the nation at an impending session of the United Nations and inviting him to observe same "in order that you may have first-hand knowledge of the viewpoint and recommendations of the Council."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 July 20

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; updating them on the status of the World Peace Council's impending delegation before the United Nations (introduced in mums312-b135-i422) and summarizing Security Council President Jacob Malik's actions with respect to said enterprise.

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