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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

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

1949 Dec. 19

Council on African Affairs

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

New York (N.Y.) - Signed W. A. Hunton; enclosing and briefly describing a note from George Murphy; and requesting that he prepare a brief statement on the content of a resolution on Africa in advance of the February executive board meeting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 May 28

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Sending money and letter order; requesting acknowledgement of said letter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers