Gallery view

1960 Aug. 19

Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971

Letter from Rockwell Kent to Shirley and Dr. Du Bois

Au Sable Forks (N.Y.) - Thanking them for writing from Ghana; hoping to see them upon their return "to hear something of your African adventures"; and noting hteir own departure for the Soviet Union on September 25th.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 June 19

National Council of American-Soviet Friendship (U.S.)

Rockwell Kent testimonial dinner invitation and program

New York (N.Y.) - Inviting guests to a June 19 testimonial dinner in honor of Rockwell Kent and outlining the prospective proceedings, featuring remarks by Corliss Lamont, W. E. B. Du Bois, Mrs. John Adams Kingsbury, and Rev. William Howard Melish.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 May 12

Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971

Letter from Rockwell Kent to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining the history of his affiliation with the World Council and noting that though he shall continue to be "'interested in peace,'" he cannot formally accept membership to the American committee (as proffered in mums312-b143-i454).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 June 6

National Council of American-Soviet Friendship (U.S.)

Letter from National Council of American-Soviet Friendship to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Richard Morford, Executive Director; describing the logistical details of his address to be given at the Rockwell Kent Testimonial Dinner (see also mums312-b147-i399, i400).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 Jan. 10

Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971

Letter from Rockwell Kent to W. E. B. Du Bois

Ausable Forks (N.Y.) - Lamenting Shirley Graham's recent swimming accident and relaying what the incident reminds him of; suggesting they take a vacation in Haiti; and enclosing a letter from the "York Gazette" for his interest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Oct.

Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949

Announcement from artists, actors and authors for La Follette

Letter of support to the campaign for President of the United States of Robert La Follette from artists, authors and actors.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Dec. 23

Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971

Letter from Rockwell Kent to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Regretting he cannot attend the World Peace Council prep meeting at Du Bois's home on December 29; hoping to discuss with him his idea for the Americans' involvement in the event, but refraining from putting it in writing; and regretting having had disagreed with Du Bois's original conception for the affair (see also mums312-b143-i461).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 May 2

National Society for the Prevention of Blindness

Brochure

New York (N.Y.) - Calling attention to the plight of blindness and urging recipients' charitable contributions to the Society and its various preventive measures.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 Apr. 24

Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971

Letter from Rockwell Kent to World Peace Council

Au Sable Forks (N.Y.) - Addressed to V. Duncan Jones; noting the current restrictions placed on Americans' international travel rights imposed by the State Dept. and suggesting how the worldwide peace movement might employ the use of petitions to achieve its immediate objectives.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 May 20

Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971

Letter from Rockwell Kent to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Deciding that he will at last agree to serve on the World Peace Council (see mums312-b143-i454, i458, i459) and discussing the matter of professional reviewers of his recent book.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers