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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

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

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

1955 Aug. 13

World Peace Council

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

Vienna (Austria) - Signed Jean Laffitte; describing the Council's interest in the international travel rights of U.S. citizens; thanking him for his efforts in that arena; and assuring him that "the new atmosphere in the world following on the success of the Four Power Conference will help this work forward."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Mar. 17

World Peace Council

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

Vienna (Austria) - Signed Jean Laffitte; thanking him for drawing his attention to General MacArthur's remarkable speech (mums312-b144-i295, i297); commenting on its content and implications; and explaining why they deem it unnecessary to translate and distribute widely, per Du Bois's suggestion.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Sept. 22

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 statement adapted at the September 13-15 meeting in Vienna; hoping that recipients can attend the next session; and pledging to send further information in the near future.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 July 14

World Peace Council

Circular letter, memoranda, recommendations, and resolutions from World Council of Peace to W. E. B. Du Bois

Vienna (Austria) - Signed Jean Laffitte, General Secretary; describing and furnishing a series of documents emerging from the late May session in Berlin, including resolutions adopted thereat, a list of the members who directed the proceedings, whole or parts of messages received and relayed thereat, and a series of proposed recommendations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 June 17

World Peace Council

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

Vienna (Austria) - Signed Jean Laffitte; acknowledging his letter and enclosure of June 7 (mums312-b144-i328, i325) and assuring him that their American voices shall be heard at the impending meeting at Helsinki.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers