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1948 Feb. 12

Padmore, George, 1902-1959

Postcard from George Padmore to W. E. B. Du Bois

Paris (France) - Mentioning that he was in France helping French Colonial deputies and leaders set up a Pan-African Committee, and that he will send Du Bois a full report when he returns to London.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Aug. 9

Pan-African Federation

Letter from Pan-African Federation to W. E. B. Du Bois

Paris (France) - Signed George Padmore; noting their attendance to the matter of his official participation in U.N. Trusteeship Committee meetings (see mums312-b111-i461 for plea to Secretary-General); describing the recent doings of the Federation and identifying their chief obstacles; noting President Milliard's recent heart attack and hospitalization; discussing the "very low" opinio... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958 Feb. 2

Padmore, George, 1902-1959

Letter from George Padmore to W. E. B. Du Bois

Accra (Ghana) - Apologizing once again for his lapse in correspondence; noting his assumption of an advisory post to Ghanaian Prime Minister Kwame Nkrumah; describing efforts to bring Du Bois and Shirley to Accra; and outlining excitedly their progress.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Mar. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George Padmore

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his recent book and its dedication; describing his own current work-in-progress on Russia; inquiring into his ideas for a next Pan African Congress; and gladly agreeing to furnish a preface to the American edition of his book.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Nov. 6

Pan-African Federation

Letter from Pan-African Federation to W. E. B. Du Bois

London (England) - Signed George Padmore; enclosing a letter received from the U.N. Secretary General regarding his official participation in its Trusteeship Committee meetings; describing his recent work in London, and efforts towards launching "a campaign for affiliation and financial support from the organisation in the Colonies."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Apr. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George Padmore

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking Padmore for his recent letter and mentioning that his indictment is a serious matter and that he plans to make sure that everyone knows what is happening in his case and that they are fighting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 May 21

Pan-African Federation

Letter from Pan-African Federation to W. E. B. Du Bois

London (England) - Signed George Padmore; providing "a brief report" of the Federation's recent activities; highlighting a campaign for the Jamaica strike, "the question of flogging in the Colonies" (addressed at length in the pamphlet enclosed) work towards "a world wide drive for affiliation" with the Federation, and preparation for the United Nations assembly and the All West Indian Trade ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Apr. 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George Padmore

New York (N.Y.) - Noting the recent completion of "The World and Africa"; enclosing a manuscript of Pan Africa "which you are at liberty to use in your publications"; and requesting that he send "some sort of statement" from the Pan African movement that might justify his request for its formal representation at the United Nations General Assembly in New York that fall.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 July 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George Padmore

New York (N.Y.) - Warning that bureaucratic hindrances may prevent him from being able to attend the September Pan African Congress; describing the details of related complications; encouraging him to attend the Trade Union Conference and to continue developing plans for the Congress.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950

George Padmore

Portrait of the Pan African leader George Padmore.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers