Name

Progressive Citizens of America (46)
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 (34)
Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972 (8)
Peck, Theodora (6)
Dorner, Hannah (5)
Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977 (5)
Baldwin, Calvin Benham, 1902-1975 (3)
Davidson, Jo, 1883-1952 (3)
Fast, Howard, 1914-2003 (3)
Alexander, Muriel (2)
Barrows, Alice P. (1)
Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1906-1977 (1)
Kamaiko, Jack (1)
Kingdon, Frank, 1894-1972 (1)
Lardner, John, 1912-1960 (1)
Lieber, Maxim (1)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (1)
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 (1)
Schumlin, Herman (1)
United States . Dept. of State (1)
United States . House . Committee on Un-American Activities (1)
Vincent, Craig (1)
Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965 (1)

Topic

Political and social views (7)
Election (4)
Presidents (4)
Anti-communist movements (2)
Foreign relations (2)
United States (2)
Politics and government (1)

Genre

Correspondence (33)
Memorandums (3)
Minutes (administrative records) (3)
Drafts (documents) (2)
Proposals (2)
Articles (1)
Ballots (1)
Circular letters (1)
Fliers (printed matter) (1)
Newspaper columns (1)
Petitions (1)
Programs (documents) (1)
Reports (1)
Resolutions (administrative records) (1)
Rosters (1)
Speeches (1)
Telegrams (1)

Collection

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers (46)

Place

New York (N.Y.) (44)
United States (6)
Soviet Union (2)
Baltimore (Md.) (1)
Chicago (Ill.) (1)
Russia (1)

 

 

46 results (displaying results 1 - 10) | click on a column title to sort by that column

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New York (N.Y.) - Describing the proceedings of the Council's May 9 meeting; describing plans for the organization proposed; noting the current state of preparations for a Peace Conference; noting recent contact and correspondence with the World Health Organization; and briefly discussing the Council's financial situation.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Progressive Citizens of America
1948 May 9
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New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that they have not yet received a check for W. E. B. Du Bois's speech in Baltimore.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977
1948 Feb. 25
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New York (N.Y.) - Describing the motives, goals, timeliness, and prospective agenda for a Cultural Conference for World Peace, as proposed at the November 29 meeting at Jo Davidson's home.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Progressive Citizens of America
1948 Dec. 10
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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Howard Fast; per his recent request (mums312-b129-i026), furnishing a brief statement (consisting of four arguments) explaining his support of third party candidate Henry Wallace.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1948 Sept. 15
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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)

Progressive Citizens of America
1948 Dec. 17
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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)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1947 Feb. 10
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New York (N.Y.) - Signed Harlow Shapley, Chairman; announcing his Council chairmanship, "although I have a million other things to do," and inviting him to serve as member-at-large of same.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Progressive Citizens of America
1948 Jan. 29
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New York (N.Y.) - Relaying the proceedings of the Council's April 6 emergency meeting in New York; announcing the arrangement of speaking tours for various Hollywood writers; summarizing progress made in the protest against the release of the film "The Iron Curtain"; noting events planned by various local councils; announcing the appointments recently made to the interim administrative c... more
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Progressive Citizens of America
1948 Apr. 6
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New York (N.Y.) - Announcing a board meeting to take place on May 8th. Note at bottom of page, most likely written by Hugh Smythe, reminding Du Bois that he will be in Cleveland on the date of the meeting.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Progressive Citizens of America
1948 Apr. 6
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New York (N.Y.) - Signed Muriel Alexander; on behalf of Hannah Dorner, thanking him and Shirley Graham for attending the Council's December 22 meeting, though they left early ("Miss Graham had phoned about your dinners even before your letter arrived").
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Progressive Citizens of America
1948 Dec. 29