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1956 Jan. 5

World Peace Council

Letter from World Peace Council to W. E. B. Du Bois

Vienna - Asking Du Bois to write an article about Benjamin Franklin.

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1955 Apr. 19

World Peace Council

Letter from World Council of Peace to W. E. B. Du Bois

Vienna (Austria) - Signed Jean Laffitte; thanking him for his letter on the stinted struggle for peace in the U.S. (mums312-b144-i304); describing approaches towards the Council's most sound initiatives and endeavors; requesting that he recommend "detailed proposals" for working with American peace activists; and that he constructively criticize the agenda for the May 22-29 meeting to tak... more

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1950 Jan. 28

World Peace Congress

Circular letter from World Peace Congress

Paris (France) - Mentioning a letter d asking for assistance in presenting the proposals for the five points of "The Appeal of World Peace," to various parliaments, and it is for this reason that the delegations have been postponed to March.

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1953 Apr. 30

World Peace Council

Letter from World Peace Council to W. E. B. Du Bois

The World Peace Council sends Du Bois their apologies concerning the circumstances which prevent him from attending their meeting; sends admiration for the work that Du Bois and his wife do on behalf of peace.

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1951 June 23

World Peace Council

Circular letter from World Peace Council to W. E. B. Du Bois

Prague (Czech Republic) - Signed Jean Laffitte, General Secretary; summarizing and justifying the accomplishments made and resolutions adopted at the Council's recent meetings in Warsaw and Berlin; announcing the date of the next meeting, to convene in Moscow and outlining the goals for that session; and hoping for recipients' continued participation and feedback.

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1950 July 3

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Circular letter from World Peace Congress

Paris (France) - Mentioning that they had made plans to have the Second World Congress in Genoa, but they have since been told that M. Sforza, the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs will refuse visas to the delegates, so they have decided to hold the Congress in Stockholm instead.

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1950 Jan. 25

World Peace Congress

Circular letter from World Peace Congress

Paris (France) - Announcing their decision to hold another peace congress, mentioning that people should begin to get their visas, and mentioning that they will soon send out information concerning the third session of the World Peace Congress.

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1953 Dec. 10

World Peace Council

Copy of Letter sent to all national committees of the Peace Movement

Announces and recaps the success of the 1953 session of the World Peace Council; proposes a meeting to all who want to ease international tension.

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1955 May 26

World Peace Council

Letter from World Council of Peace to W. E. B. Du Bois

Vienna (Austria) - Signed Jean Laffitte; confirming the comprehensive list of American members of the World Peace Council (Du Bois among them); hoping that their desire to have "an active, interested body of Council members in the U.S." meets with the approval of that nation's World Assembly delegates; and looking forward to receiving the message described in his letter (see mums312-b144-... more

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1952 June 11

World Peace Council

Letter from World Peace Council to W. E. B. Du Bois

Prague (Czech Republic) - Thanking Du Bois for his support of Professor Brandweiner, and mentioning that they will continue to inform him with any news.

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