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1951 Oct. 23

Letter from unidentified correspondent to President Harry Truman

- Urging him to order the Attorney-General to drop the charges against W. E. B. Du Bois, "one of our greatest men... and finest scholars and statesmen."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Oct. 24

Redfield, Robert, 1897-1958

Letter from Robert Redfield to Harry S. Truman

Chicago (Ill.) - Adding his name to the list of people alarmed by the indictment of W. E. B. Du Bois and stating that the indictment is a grave miscarriage of justice.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Sept. 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to President Harry Truman

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting an appointment with him to discuss his itinerary as NAACP representative at the impending Conferences of the International Trade Union and the Pan African Movement, both meeting that fall in London.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 July

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 8, number 7

New York (N.Y.) - Featuring news on "Truman's Bold New Program," "Things..Happening in the Union of South Africa," other recent and relevant stories, and a message from Chairman Paul Robeson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Sept. 29

Hautz, Lawrence A.

Letter from Lawrence A. Hautz to Harry S. Truman

Milwaukee (Wis.) - Urging President Truman to do what he can to have the charges being brought against W. E. B. Du Bois and the Peace Information Center dropped.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951

Katzum, Janet

Letter from Janet Katzum to President Harry Truman

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Protesting the indictment of W. E. B. Du Bois his associates; assuring him that theirs were "peace-loving... patriotic American activities."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Feb. 14

American Association of Scientific Workers

Letter from American Association of Scientific Workers to President Harry S. Truman

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Harry Grundfest, Chairman, New York Branch; per the Executive Committee's instructions, enclosing a copy of the Association's letter oto Attorney General McGrath in protest of the attack on W. E. B. Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Mar. 22

National Committee to Repeal the McCarran Act

Protest statement to the president of the United States on the setting up of concentration camps under the McCarran Act

New York (N.Y.) - Urging the president to repeal the McCarrant Act which "not only in the detention camp provisions, but in its entirety, destroys our democratic way of life."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Nov. 23

Ackland, Arthur

Letter from Arthur Ackland to President Harry Truman

Los Angeles (Calif.) - Complaining of the administration's policy in Korea and at home; assuring him that the Communist threat is in no way the "century's worst atrocity"; and asking what has become of "that which once so lovingly and proudly we hailed as 'AMERICAN DEMOCRACY.'"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951

Barr, Stringfellow, 1897-1982

Open letter to President Truman

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Urging the President to grant amnesty to the imprisoned leaders of the Communist Party.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers