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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

1951 June 23

World Peace Council

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Jan. 1

World Peace Council

Bulletin of the World Council of Peace, number 1

Prague (Czech Republic) - Describing the worldwide "peace-lovers'" meeting to take place in May 1955; expanding on "what the London and Paris agreements mean"; and summarizing other peace-toward events and activities underway around the globe.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Oct. 29

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

Greeting from Paul Robeson and W. E. B. Du Bois to the people of Africa

Mentioning that peace and the stopping of war is the only way to uplift humans and to end colonialism, poverty, disease, and ignorance, and announcing the World Peace Congress in Vienna.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 June 23

Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976

Memorandum from Paul Robeson and Willard Uphaus to U.S. Members of the World Council for Peace

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to the fifteen American members, W. E. B. Du Bois among them; relaying the United Nations' reception of a Council delegation and announcing themselves as the two members appointed thereto; and inviting recipients to join them as "the wtwo of us have decided [that] would be proper."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 May 1

World Peace Council

Bulletin of the World Council of Peace, number 9

Prague (Czech Republic) - Citing from a Nazim Hikmet poem; describing growing support and endorsement of the Vienna Appeal in Britain and Poland; reporting the events the Conference of Asian Countries, held that April; reproducing the speech by the Council's president in Drancy, France; and reporting on peace-promoting initiatives underway worldwide.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

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

1952 May 2

World Peace Council

Bulletin of the World Council of Peace, number 24

Prague (Czech Republic) - Describing the campaign against German rearmament in Italy, a new stimulus in the Peace Pact Campaign in Britain, the meeting of the All-India Peace Council, preparations for the Indian Cultural Conference for Peace, and other developments and initiatives.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Mar. 13

World Peace Council

Statement of the Bureau the World Council of Peace

Vienna (Austria) - Opposing the use of atomic weapons and outlining their "concrete" danger; urging the arms' "universal detestation"; and hoping that "the people can make their voices heard so loud that no government will dare to face their disapproval."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers