Gallery view

1960 Aug. 7

Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970

Circular letter from Dorothy and Alphaeus Hunton to W. E. B. Du Bois

Conakry (Guinea) - Describing various highlights of the couple's three-month stay at Conakry; noting Lumumba's visit; the meeting of the Third World Congress of Teachers; social and political atmosphere in Guinea; the launching of a Three-Year Plan on Economic Development in that nation; and various related events and initiatives.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Sept. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Council on African Affairs

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that he had a long conversation with Fred Field at the American Labor Party dinner, that they both feel that the Council on African Affairs should never have moved to Harlem, and mentioning that Paul Robeson is involved in too many activities.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Feb. 17

Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970

Letter from Dr. Alphaeus Hunton to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking W. E. B. Du Bois for speaking at the reception for the Council on African Affairs; reviewing financial information pertaining to the council.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 July 16

Smith, Vera

Letter from Vera Smith to the Council on African Affairs

Michigan - Stating intention of sending a donation as soon as possible; sends encouraging thoughts. Note written by Alphaeus Hunton concerning Vera Smith's character; asks W. E. B. Du Bois to send a response to her.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Nov. 17

Council on African Affairs

The Council on African Affairs answers Attorney General Brownell

New York (N.Y.) - Written in response to the attack on the Council on African Affairs by Attorney General Herbert Brownell; clarifies the purpose of the council and its concerns regarding the peoples of Africa; lists examples of the council's service; provides testimonials to refute the false charges; takes a strong stance against the McCarran Law.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1963 Mar. 13

Ghana Academy of Sciences

A plan for regional cooperation

Accra (Ghana) - Submitted by W. A. Hunton; proposing the formation of independently functioning regional committees, in place of "a single all-African Continuing Committee"; naming the relevant regions; outlining their principal functions; and listing their first two tasks.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Jan. 3

Council on African Affairs

Letter from Council on African Affairs to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Paul Robeson, Chairman, and W. A. Hunton, Secretary; seeking his feedback on the Council's recent expansions and improvements and noting his new office address and "close identification" with the Organization.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Dec. 2

Council on African Affairs

Circular letter from Council on African Affairs to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing the Council meeting to be held on December 7th.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 June 26

Council on African Affairs

Letter from Council on African Affairs to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning a copy of a press release and that because of the difficulty in getting all of the signers of their petition together, they will not be having a press conference.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Oct. 7

United States . District Court (District of Columbia)

Subpoena

W. A. Hunton has been subpoenaed; court asks for documents concerning the Council on African Affairs.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers