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1948 Oct. 6

Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)

Letter from Civil Rights Congress to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Felix Kusman; inviting him to be the guest speaker at the Michigan Council's impending dinner in defense of Communist Party Leaders.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Mar. 3

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

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Civil Rights Congress

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Joseph Cadden; acknowledging his March 2 telegram to W. E. B. Du Bois (mums312-b117-i347) and regretting that the Doctor will not be able to participate in the protest therein described, as he is currently on lecture tour in California.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Dec. 12

Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)

Circular letter from Civil Rights Congress

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing the date and topics of discussion at the resident board meeting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Apr. 4

Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)

Letter from Civil Rights Congress to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed William L. Patterson, National Executive Secretary; requesting him to serve on a delegation to present the case of foreign-born Gerhart Eisler before the U.N. Human Rights Commission.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Dec. 15

Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)

Report of panel on minority and labor's rights

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the anti-lynching campaign.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Sept. 10

Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)

Letter from Civil Rights Congress to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Doxey A. Wilkerson, Special Assistant; inviting him to testify as an expert witness an impending trial of twelve national Communist leaders; specifying that his testimony need merely assert that "Marxism is a science" and relaying some details of the trial, and assuring him he will be reimbursed for any travel expenses incurred by his service.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Oct. 31

Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)

Letter from Civil Rights Congress to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking Du Bois for participating in their meeting to save Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, and for the speech he read.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Mar. 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Civil Rights Congress

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to a previous letter; explaining that he will not be able to attend their anniversary dinner because he will be speaking at Princeton University on that date.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Jan. 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Civil Rights Congress

New York (N.Y.) - Apologizing for the fact that the operations on his teeth kept him from attending any of their functions that month and sending his sympathy and regards to Dr. Hunton, Mr. Hammett, Abner Green and Frederick Field.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957

Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)

Reception for three heroic fighters for democracy

New York (N.Y.) - Reception honoring Dr. W. Alphaeus Hunton, Dashiell Hammett, Abner Green, and Frederick V. Field.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers