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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

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 May 9

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

We can now speak for peace in the United States

Toronto (Ont.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech which was supposed to be given at the Canadian Peace Conference, but note reads "Not Given." Du Bois explains that the United States government "regard peace as dangerous;" discusses his involvement in peace movements, congresses, and the Peace Information Center as well as the trials and accusations involved with being associated with... more

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 May 9

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

We can now speak for peace in the United States

Toronto (Ont.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech which was supposed to be given at the Canadian Peace Conference, but note reads "Not Given." Du Bois explains that the United States government "regard peace as dangerous;" discusses his involvement in peace movements, congresses, and the Peace Information Center as well as the trials and accusations involved with being associated with... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 Mar. 25

International Institute for Peace

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

Vienna (Austria) - Signed F. Vigne; in advance of the meeting of the four great powers' heads of state in Paris the following month, summarizing the status and progress of peace initiatives and conferences throughout the world; noting the state of nonproliferation agendas in Europe and beyond; describing demonstrations underway and new groups started; and requesting that readers submit additional new... more

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

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Aug. 3

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

Statement to Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

New York (N.Y.) - Sent to Elizabeth Moos for her feedback; requesting to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee against the Atlantic Pact's arms proposals, and listing the various organizations of which he is member, and on whose behalf his message would be delivered: The American Continental Peace Congress, the National Council of the Arts, Sciences, and Professions; the ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Nov.

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

Statement for the Vienna Peace Conference

Vienna (Austria) - A speech recorded for delivery at the Vienna Piece Conference. It contains a brief overview of the state of the American peace movement and then an introduction of fourteen members of the American Peace Crusade who will be addressing the committee.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers