Gallery view

1956 July 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anna Melissa Graves

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to her recently enclosed letter to Anna Louise Strong (mums312-b144-i201) and suggesting she send it to the editor of the "Guardian"; noting that he agrees with her completely on the public perception and memory of Stalin, his leadership in the Soviet Union, and his role in World War II; and crediting to him the victory over Hitler.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1959

Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964

Copy of a letter sent from Anna Melissa Graves to President Dwight D. Eisenhower

China - Draft copy of a letter Graves sent to President Eisenhower; discusses democracy, problems in China; demands the president do something about unemployment.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1959

Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964

Copy of a letter sent from Anna Melissa Graves to President Dwight D. Eisenhower

China - Copy of a letter Graves sent to President Eisenhower; discusses democracy, problems in China; demands the president do something about unemployment.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Nov. 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anna Melissa Graves

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking her for the various materials enclosed in her last letter (mums312-b103-i064) and encouraging her to keep working towards their respective publication.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Jan. 29

Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964

Letter from Anna Melissa Graves to Bertrand Russell

Baltimore (Md.) - Providing a quote from Goethe, her opinion that if the abolishment of war had been worked for in earnest, it might have been abolished just like slavery, and discussing issues of European colonization of Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Aug. 13

Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964

Letter from Anna Graves to W. E. B. Du Bois

Geneva (Switzerland) - Thanking him for his recent correspondence; complimenting Du Bois on his recent article in "Foreign Affairs"; and describing at length recent dealings to do with the Liberia situation and the Firestone contract.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957

Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964

Letter from Anna Melissa Graves to Mrs. Lyons

Covington (La.) - Graves explains to Mrs. Lyons that she feels as though she isn't doing as much as she should for peace.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Mar. 7

Hill, Leslie Pinckney, 1880-1960

Letter from Leslie Pinckney Hill to Anna M. Graves

Cheyney (Pa.) - Thanking her for her letter of interest and inviting her to visit Cheyney Training School on her next visit to the U.S.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Dec. 15

Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964

Letter from Anna Melissa Graves to W. E. B. and Shirley Du Bois

Covington (La.) - Describing, discussing, and pledging to later send some specimens of African art; expressing her horror over recent events in Mississippi; and lamenting she's had serious trouble with her eyes of late.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Aug. 26

Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964

Radiogram from Anna Graves to Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

Geneva (Switzerland) - Addressed to Dorothy Detzer; relaying receipt of cables from Monrovia regarding U.S. and U.K. representatives in Liberia and a new plan involving the release of political prisoners; urging the League to make public "this macchiavellian manoeuvre and cable Liberia dont yield."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers