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1955 Apr. 19

World Peace Council

Letter from World Council of Peace to W. E. B. Du Bois

Vienna (Austria) - Signed Jean Laffitte; thanking him for his letter on the stinted struggle for peace in the U.S. (mums312-b144-i304); describing approaches towards the Council's most sound initiatives and endeavors; requesting that he recommend "detailed proposals" for working with American peace activists; and that he constructively criticize the agenda for the May 22-29 meeting to tak... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Oct. 17

World Peace Council

Letter from World Peace Council to W. E. B. Du Bois

Vienna (Austria) - Signed J. D. Bernal, Chairman; announcing the meeting of the Council's next session (on nuclear disarmament, that December in Stockholm) and hoping he can attend.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 May 26

World Peace Council

Letter from World Council of Peace to W. E. B. Du Bois

Vienna (Austria) - Signed Jean Laffitte; confirming the comprehensive list of American members of the World Peace Council (Du Bois among them); hoping that their desire to have "an active, interested body of Council members in the U.S." meets with the approval of that nation's World Assembly delegates; and looking forward to receiving the message described in his letter (see mums312-b144-... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Mar. 13

World Peace Council

Statement of the Bureau the World Council of Peace

Vienna (Austria) - Opposing the use of atomic weapons and outlining their "concrete" danger; urging the arms' "universal detestation"; and hoping that "the people can make their voices heard so loud that no government will dare to face their disapproval."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Mar. 30

World Peace Council

Circular letter from World Council of Peace to W. E. B. Du Bois

Vienna (Austria) - Signed Jean Laffitte, General Secretary; enclosing a copy of the resolution and statement arrived at the recent meeting in Vienna and calling attention to the proposed extraordinary session to be held that May in Berlin.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Mar. 30

World Peace Council

Resolution on the Bureau of the World Council of Peace

Vienna (Austria) - Suggesting that insistence on rearmament of Western Germany as an "obstacle and serious threat to Peace" and noting that there is "for the first time, an opportunity for the Big Five" to reach an agreement on general security in the Far East.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Mar. 30

World Peace Council

Appeal to the peoples of Europe

Vienna (Austria) - Deeming the determination to "force through the 'European Defence Community'" the principal obstacle to the "peaceful solution of European problems" and urging the people of the continent to stop EDC and prevent further war.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Nov.

World Peace Council

Bulletin of documentation The London and Paris agreements and German rearmament

Vienna (Austria) - Compiling a series of documents describing the Council's opposition to German rearmament and detailing "what rearming Germany means"; outlining the content and implications of the London and Paris agreements; noting widespread opposition thereto; and proposing an alternative policy.

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1951 Nov. 6

World Peace Council

Resolutions of the World Council of Peace

Vienna (Austria) - Cover of a lost pamphlet reprinting the resolutions adopted at the November 1-6 session held in Vienna.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Nov. 6

World Peace Council

Appeal of the World Council of Peace to the United Nations and to the peoples of the world

Vienna (Austria) - Submitted by Council President Frederick Joliot-Curie and Vice-President Pietro Nenni; describing and justifying the Council's principal tenets, fundamental demands and recommendations; and appending its unanimously passed resolution on disarmament

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