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1955 Mar. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Chinese People's Committee for World Peace

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Kuo Mo Jo; describing the general American population's awareness of the U.S.A.'s role as "war monger" and outlining its continued efforts against this; and regretting that the government has restricted his and fellow citizens' foreign travel so much that it will be "practically impossible" for any Americans to attend the peace conference described in his recent letter (mu... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Apr. 24

Hyman, Lillian, 1916-2012

Letter from Lillian Hyman to Paul Robeson

New York (N.Y.) - For W. E. B. Du Bois, and per the matter of arranging "an American organization directly in alliance with the World Peace Council," enclosing advice garnered from Gloria Agrin, and pledging to write Mr. Laffette as well on the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 Jan. 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to International Institute for Peace

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to F. Vigne; per his letter of December 30, 1959 (mums312-b149-i307), pledging to try to send a message and a 2000-word article in advance of the Conference of African Peoples in Tunis.

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, and Howard Fast to World Peace Council at Helsinki

New York (N.Y.) - The three leaders' message to the Conference attendees, pledging full support of and cooperation with their aims and efforts; noting the obstacles to the growth of the peace movement in the U.S. and pledging that it is "large and growing nonetheless."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Apr. 8

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking them for naming him secretary of one of their committees, and mentioning that it will not be possible for him to attend the preliminary meetings, but he will be present at the Congress.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 June 30

Wood, Maxine, 1906-

Letter from Maxine Wood to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that she is writing at the request of Narciso Bassols, the chairman of the organizing committee for the American Continental Congress for World Peace, who wanted Du Bois to have the enclosed material (material not enclosed with item.)

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

1956 June 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mouvement contre le racisme, l'antisémitisme et pour la paix

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Léon Lyon-Caen; expressing his interest in the Mouvement's work and his desire to "help in every way."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Mar. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to International Institute for Peace

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Fernand Vigne; regretting he cannot attend the Latin-American Peace Congress announced in his last letter (mums312-b153-i273) but enclosing a statement to be read aloud thereat, and noting that it has been signed "by leading men of forty nations."

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.

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