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1952 Apr. 24

Hyman, Lillian, 1916-2012

Letter from Lillian Hyman to Paul Robeson

New York (N.Y.) - For W. E. B. Du Bois, and per the matter of arranging "an American organization directly in alliance with the World Peace Council," enclosing advice garnered from Gloria Agrin, and pledging to write Mr. Laffette as well on the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Dec. 14

Robeson, Eslanda Goode, 1896-1965

Letter from Eslanda Goode Robeson to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Describing a prospective circular letter aimed at restoring Paul Robeson's international travel rights; listing its supporters thus far; and enclosing a fact sheet detailing the origins and impacts of the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 July 28

Postcard from unidentified correspondent to Paul Robeson and Associates

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking the name, address, and professional affiliation of supporters of the "Statement by American Negroes to the President and Attorney General of the United States."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Jan. 3

Council on African Affairs

Letter from Council on African Affairs to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Paul Robeson, Chairman, and W. A. Hunton, Secretary; seeking his feedback on the Council's recent expansions and improvements and noting his new office address and "close identification" with the Organization.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Apr. 19

Marshall, George, 1904-2000

Letter from George Marshall to National Committee to Defend Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois and Associates in the Peace Information Center

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Paul Robeson; expressing his opposition to "the diabolical outrage of the indictment" of Du Bois and colleagues; relaying his steadfast conviction that the case can be won; but regretting that he cannot help at present in the execution of certain phases as recently outlined in Robeson's request.

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1952 Oct. 29

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

Greeting from Paul Robeson and W. E. B. Du Bois to the people of Africa

Mentioning that peace and the stopping of war is the only way to uplift humans and to end colonialism, poverty, disease, and ignorance, and announcing the World Peace Congress in Vienna.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 May 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois, Paul Robeson, and Howard Fast to World Peace Council at Helsinki

New York (N.Y.) - The three leaders' message to the Conference attendees, pledging full support of and cooperation with their aims and efforts; noting the obstacles to the growth of the peace movement in the U.S. and pledging that it is "large and growing nonetheless."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Aug. 30

Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976

Telegram from Paul Robeson to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking support of his and Bartley Crum's call for action in Washington in commemoration of the Emancipation Proclamation, and in the face of "continued immunity from prosecution of the lynchers."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Apr. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Paul Robeson

New York (N.Y.) - Extending birthday greetings on behalf of himself and Shirley Graham, and wishing him "many years of activity and courage."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 June 23

Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976

Memorandum from Paul Robeson and Willard Uphaus to U.S. Members of the World Council for Peace

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to the fifteen American members, W. E. B. Du Bois among them; relaying the United Nations' reception of a Council delegation and announcing themselves as the two members appointed thereto; and inviting recipients to join them as "the wtwo of us have decided [that] would be proper."

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