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1950 Sept. 14

Peace Information Center

From our mail

New York (N.Y.) - Citing passages received from correspondents in Portland, Ore., Williamstown, Mass., Atlanta, Tacoma, and Phoenix, regarding peace-related activities underway in said American cities and pledging ongoing support for the Center's work in that arena.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Apr. 27

Peace Information Center

The question is: Do we outlaw the atom bomb?

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the World Peace Appeal's purposes, tenets, and future goals, and seeking recipients' support of its platform to outlaw the atom bomb.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Nov.

Peace Information Center

World Peace Appeal

New York (N.Y.) - Printing three basic peace-promoting tenets of the Center, calling for a global ban on atomic weapons and warfare, and bearing the pencilled signatures of about a dozen supporters.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Sept.

Peace Information Center

Memorandum

New York (N.Y.) - Written by Chairman W. E. B. Du Bois; in light of the U.S. Government's recent attacks on the organization, describing its "work and objects"; noting its patriotic opposition to the use of atomic weaponry; and naming proponents of its recent appeals and initiatives.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Dec. 31

Peace Information Center

Letter from Peace Information Center to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Abbott Simon; regretting he could not attend a discussion the previous Sunday; summarizing the proceedings of the December 11 meeting; relaying the recommendations made by Reverend John W. Darr thereat; and welcoming his own comments or suggestions on the Center's program.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Jan. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Florence Luscomb

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking her for her letter of December 17, 1951 (mums312-b133-i215); and describing the foundation, operation, and demise of the Peace Information Center.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Aug. 23

Peace Information Center

Letter from Peace Information Center to United States Department of Justice Foreign Agent Registration Section

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to William E. Foley, Chief; signed Abbott Simon, for the Center; per the section's recent advisement (mums312-b129-i221), questioning the legality of the department's demand for the Center's registration, and arguing the organization's exemption from said duty.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Aug. 24

Peace Information Center

Press release

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying and citing directly from W. E. B. Du Bois's refusal to formalize the Center's registration with the Department of Justice's Foreign Agents Registration Section; and providing a brief bio of the organization's leader.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Nov. 21

Progressive Party of Ohio

Telegram from Progressive Party of Ohio to Peace Information Center

Cleveland (Ohio) - Mentioning their elation over the dismissal of the indictment against W. E. B. Du Bois and the Peace Information Center.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 May 11

Peace Information Center

Summary of minutes

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the participants and proceedings of the Committee's May 11 meeting; reporting on the Center's financial status, June 8 meeting, Australian Conference report, Stockholm Appeal, and Mid-Century Conference. Submitted by Sylvia Soloff, Secretary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers