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1951 June 23

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

Prague (Czech Republic) - Signed Jean Laffitte, General Secretary; summarizing and justifying the accomplishments made and resolutions adopted at the Council's recent meetings in Warsaw and Berlin; announcing the date of the next meeting, to convene in Moscow and outlining the goals for that session; and hoping for recipients' continued participation and feedback.

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1952 May 31

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

Prague (Czech Republic) - Signed Jean Laffitte, General Secretary; relaying the postponement of the June 21 session to July 1 and its relocation from Finland to Berlin; enclosing President Joliot-Curie's invitation thereto; and hoping he can attend.

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1954 Apr. 13

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

Prague (Czech Republic) - Signed Jean Laffitte, General Secretary; noting the dates of the impending Extraordinary Session to be held in Germany and seeking therefor his "point of view on the problems which are troubling the world at the present time."

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1951 Oct. 3

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

Prague (Czech Republic) - Signed Jean Laffitte, General Secretary and G. Fonoltea, Secretary; describing the prospective proceedings of the Council's next meeting in Vienna; relaying some "important changes" that have been undergone since the body's last session and explaining how they are being accounted for; and requesting that members formulate ideas on "new reasons and possibilities to reach... more

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1954 Feb. 9

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

Prague (Czech Republic) - Signed Jean Laffitte; describing the "Message to Organisations and Personalities Desiring a Relaxation of International Tension" arrived at at the November 1953 meeting; enclosing a copy of the council's "General Resolution"; requesting that he make a similar approach towards people "who you think would be likely to take a stand"; and noting "the great response to your ... more

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1952 May 8

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

Prague (Czech Republic) - Sent by Jean Laffitte, General Secretary; inviting him to participate in the Peace Conference of the Asiatic and Pacific countries and hoping he can attend a preliminary meeting thereto on May 28 at Peking.

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1952 Jan. 3

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

Prague (Czech Republic) - Signed Jean Laffitte, General Secretary; stating the definitive date for the impending conference in Rio de Janeiro; enclosing a copy of the prospective program; outlining its objectives; and hoping he can "do everything in your power" to contribute thereto.

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1951 Oct. 5

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

Prague (Czech Republic) - Sent by Jean Laffitte; succinctly relaying the postponement of the Council's Vienna meeting.

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1952 Jan. 23

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

Prague (Czech Republic) - Signed Jean Laffitte, General Secretary; inviting him to join the delegation to the March 11-16 conference in Rio and hoping that the event's postponement "will give time for the broadest peace organisations and individuals in the United States to become acquainted with [its] scope and aims."

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1954 Feb. 18

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

Prague (Czech Republic) - Signed Jean Laffitte, General Secretary, and Roy Gore, Secretary; acknowledging and praising the appeal recently received and sponsored by "a number of prominent Americans"; thanking him for his continued efforts towards this end; vaguely outlining the agenda of the next Council meeting; and bidding he let them know "what stage the discussions have reached in America."

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