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1948 Mar. 5

Communist Party of Illinois

Telegram from Communist Party of Illinois to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Sent by Gil Green and William Patterson; sending birthday greetings from the Party and praising him as "a fearless leader of the people" and "well-met beloved friend."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Sept. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Louise T. Patterson

New York (N.Y.) - Regretting that he nor Shirley can attend William Patterson's welcome home party following his release from prison, and wishing him "good luck for the future on the part of both of us."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Apr. 4

Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)

Letter from Civil Rights Congress to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed William L. Patterson, National Executive Secretary; requesting him to serve on a delegation to present the case of foreign-born Gerhart Eisler before the U.N. Human Rights Commission.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Oct. 31

Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)

Letter from Civil Rights Congress to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking Du Bois for participating in their meeting to save Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, and for the speech he read.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Dec. 3

Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)

Resolution on Lt. Gilbert, William Patterson and Paul Robeson

New York (N.Y.) - Statement adopted at the Party's National Committee meeting, condemning Truman's sentencing of Gilbert, indictment of Patterson, and rejection of Paul Robeson's application for a U.S. passport; and calling upon the attorney general to take "immediate steps" towards the reversal of all three.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Mar. 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Civil Rights Congress

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to a previous letter; explaining that he will not be able to attend their anniversary dinner because he will be speaking at Princeton University on that date.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Sept. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William L. Patterson

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking Patterson for sending a manuscript. Telling him The Crisis cannot publish it.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958 Jan. 14

Patterson, William L. (William Lorenzo), 1890-1980

The meaning of Little Rock: a symposium

Little Rock (Ark.) - Outline of proposed conference on the integration efforts in Little Rock, Arkansas.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Aug. 17

Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)

Letter from Civil Rights Congress to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed William L. Patterson, National Executive Secretary; enclosing a copy of the Congress's letter to Attorney-General McGrath in protest of Du Bois's recent indictment and requesting him to sign and return same, such that "its issuance will have a tremendous influence on the thinking of thousands of people and that the impact upon the government can have a salutory e... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958 Feb. 27

Deutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin

Letter from Deutsche Akademie Der Wissenschaften Zu Berlin to William L. Patterson

Berlin (Germany) - Sending congratulations to W. E. B. Du Bois on the occasion of his 90th birthday.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers