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

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

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

1948 July 26

Council on African Affairs

Circular letter from Council on African Affairs

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Council plans for addressing the threatening political situation in South Africa involving the Malan-Nationalist victory.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Sept. 16

Council on African Affairs

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

New York (N.Y.) - Signed W. A. Hunton; seeking recipients' support of an enclosed petition to President Truman demanding an end to the Peekskill outrages.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Apr. 1

Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970

Circular letter from W. A. Hunton

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Concerning recent events at the Council of African Affairs, including the disagreement about the March 25th meeting being an extension of the February 2nd meeting, and the termination of W. A. Hunton from the Council. Second page includes postscript of newspaper excerpts discussing Max Yergan.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 May 18

Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970

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

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing the outcome of the Council on African Affairs Conference.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Aug. 8

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

Circular letter from W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Asking "Negro" leaders to endorse a petition against the imprisonment of William A. Hunton for refusal to betray his trust as an officer of the Civil Rights Bail Fund.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Oct. 2

Council on African Affairs

Circular letter from the Council on African Affairs

New York (N.Y.) - Describes the legal actions the Council has taken in their defense and against the Attorney General's order; asking friends of the council to attend a conference to fight the Mccarran law prosecutions and McCarthyism.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Aug. 16

Circular letter concerning William A. Hunton

New York (N.Y.) - Draft of a letter to be signed by ten or twelve sponsors, asking for signatures for a petition against the imprisonment of William A. Hunton.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers