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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

1952 Jan. 14

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; regretting he will not be able to attend the conference in Rio later that month, due to urgent dental work and difficulty attaining a passport; and enclosing a letter to be read thereat.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Jan. 23

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; noting that the postponement of the Rio conference makes his attendance "possible but not certain" and noting present and future plans to secure his presence thereat with the State Dept.

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 Jan. 31

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 and John W. Darr, Jr.; hoping he can represent the Council at the March congress in Rio, but regretting that the chances of "many Americans being permitted to go" is rather small at present; and enclosing a column from the previous day's New York Times regarding the granting of passports for travel to South America.

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

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