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Jones, Richard, 1937-1991

Costuming three styles of dance

New York (N.Y.) - New York University student project to design costumes for three ballets: "Les Sylphides" by Michel Fokine, "The Rites of Spring" by Maruice Bejart, "N.Y. Export: Opus Jazz", by Jerome Robbins, and "Flash Back" by Jones.

Richard Jones Papers

1961 Apr.

Emergency Civil Liberties Committee (U.S.)

Hate groups and the Un-American Activities Committee

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the murders of Tom Parkinson and Stephen Mann Thomas and various other isolated but not random acts of hate and violence, and exploring how pervasive "anti-ism" ... effects, or indeed provokes, "ideological genocide -- racial elimination in theory if not in practice."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Jan.

Kahn, Albert Eugene, 1912-1979

The case of O. John Rogge

New York (N.Y.) - Describing his experience of O. John Rogge's testimony in the case against the Peace Information Center brought by the Dept. of Justice; discussing elements and precedents of the case; and outlining the trajectory of Rogge's involvement in the peace movement.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Oct.

Peace Information Center

Why I signed the World Peace Appeal

New York (N.Y.) - French Catholic Priest Boulier's interpretation of the value of the World Peace Appeal and description of the reasons for his personal endorsement thereof; printed as part of the "Catholics Speak for Peace" pamphlet series of the Peace Information Center; and urging recipients to lend their support.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 May

Battle, Wallace A.

The Okolona tragedy Shooting up the Okolona industrial school

New York (N.Y.) - Okolona President Battle's official statement on the mob violence occurred on the campus and the resulting murder of alumnus Ulysses S. Beskin.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Oct. 29

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

African Negroes petition the United Nations for help in removing discrimination

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the scope, structure, aims, origins, and contributors of the Association's petition to the United Nations, for publication in the journal "Common Sense."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Oct. 10

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

Statement from W. E. B. Du Bois to NAACP members and secretary

New York (N.Y.) - In response to the secretary's request for appraisals of "the situation ahead of us... with relation to the objectives and methods of the Association," and for discussion at the impending staff conference, recommending that the group dedicate its energies to initiatives oriented towards "economic illiteracy, the colonial peoples, education, health, democracy, and politi... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Wilkerson, Doxey Alphonso, 1905-1993

Review of 'Agents of Peace'

New York (N.Y.) - Wilkerson's review of Albert E. Kahn's "Agents of Peace," published by Hour Publishers; summarizing the scope and principal argument of the work; describing its treatment of the federal indictment of W. E. B. Du Bois and his Peace Information Center Associates; and deeming the work a "simply and movingly told" story of the case.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov. 3

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Press reaction to the NAACP United Nations Petition

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the reaction in the press to the NAACP's petition to the United Nations, and citing from various periodicals' editorial pieces thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


W. E. B. Du Bois's remarks on Fisk presidency [incomplete]

New York (N.Y.) - A third-person account of W. E. B. Du Bois's remarks on J. G. Merrill's resignation from Fisk.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers