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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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1961 Feb. 15

International Institute for Peace

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

Vienna (Austria) - Announcing the date and place of the Latin-American Conference for National Sovereignty, Economic Emancipation and Peace; listing by country the function's sponsors; and describing its themes, aims, and tentative agenda.

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1961 June 26

International Institute for Peace

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

Vienna (Austria) - Signed Fernand Vigne; announcing the founding of a solidarity week in support of the oppressed people of Bizerta, Tunisia and requesting that recipients get int ouch directly with the Tunisian Committee for PEace and Freedom to enquire what action they may take.

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1960 Feb. 3

International Institute for Peace

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

Vienna (Austria) - Signed F. Vigne; noting and enclosing summaries of the accomplishments of the WPC's Presidential Committee meeting in Rome and pledging to send further correspondence detailing other Committee decisions and initiatives.

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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."

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1961 Oct. 23

World Peace Council

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

Vienna (Austria) - Signed Isabelle Blume, for the Presidential Committee; noting the large expenses incurred by the council's recent initiatives and meetings and seeking recipients' financial support therefor.

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1960 Mar. 28

International Institute for Peace

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

Vienna (Austria) - Soliciting from him a public statement on recent bloodshed in South Africa. Verso bears hand-pencilled draft thereof: "For three centuries, white South Africa has planted war, slavery, theft, murder and hate. Today is is reaping the harvest." (See mums312-b150-i089 for final version.)

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