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1948 Dec. 17

Progressive Citizens of America

National Council of Arts, Sciences and Professions meeting minutes

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying the proceedings of the Council's December 17 meeting, including discussions of its legislative program, finances, prospective Cultural Conference on World Peace, cultural program, and plans to abolish the Un-American Activities Committee.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Mar. 3

Progressive Citizens of America

Letter from Progressive Citizens of America to Hugh H. Smythe

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to a previous letter; explaining an enclosed check, and apologizing for the delay in payment.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Feb. 2

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Progressive Citizens of America

New York (N.Y.) - Providing information concerning W. E. B. Du Bois's fee for speaking in Baltimore about Henry Wallace.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Jan. 30

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

Roosevelt

Baltimore (Md.) - Typed draft of speech given to the Progressive Citizens of America commending the work of Franklin D. Roosevelt and endorsing Henry Wallace as a candidate for president.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Dec. 16

Progressive Citizens of America

Letter from National Council of Arts, Sciences and Professions to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Hannah Dorner; enclosing a copy of the World Peace Conference proposal formulated at the Council's November 29 meeting (identical to mums312-b120-i040) and inviting him to a December 22 meeting to discuss the event's details.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948

Progressive Citizens of America

National Council of Arts, Sciences and Professions policy and program

New York (N.Y.) - Listing the Council's chairmen and members; outlining its founding principles and policies, in the fields of peace, freedom of speech, international cooperation, education, economic security, and health, among others; and briefly describing its four "tasks and methods of work."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 May 9

Progressive Citizens of America

Open letter from National Council of Arts, Sciences and Professions to U.S. Department of State

New York (N.Y.) - Urging the Department to undertake meaningful political understanding and difference resolution with the Soviet government and listing advisory committee members in favor of such an initiative.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Feb. 10

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

The winds of time

Chicago (Ill.) - From Du Bois's Chicago Defender column. Concerning the political platform of the Progressive Citizens of America.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 July 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to National Council of Arts, Sciences and Professions

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Harlow Shapley; stating his support of the Council's objectives, as discussed at its June 30 meeting; regretting that he is not authorized to officially represent the NAACP within the scope of the Council's operations and functions; describing his personal position on the fight against prejudice; and hoping that the Association Board members will sign a sta... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 July 16

Progressive Citizens of America

Letter from National Council of Arts, Sciences and Professions to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Jo Davidson and Harlow Shapley, Honorary Chairman and Chairman, respectively; inviting him to a July 25 reception in honor of Henry Wallace and in support of his candidacy.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers