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New York (N.Y.) - Providing a list of addresses where all United Nations official correspondence should be sent.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

United Nations
1947 Dec. 16
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Pasadena (Calif.) - The Paulings' plea to the world to ensure immediate and universal disarmament, bearing the signatures of hundreds of U.S. and worldwide supporters (W. E. B. Du Bois and Shirley Graham among them).
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Pauling, Ava Helen
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Nassau County (N.Y.) - Explaining that Edward Lawson wanted the enclosed documents concerning the Sub-Commission on the Prevention of Discrimination and the Protection of Minorities sent to White.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

United Nations
1947 Oct. 31
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New York (N.Y.) - Recommending that the international organization attend to four matters concerning African natives: the rejection of the annexation of the Southwest Africa mandate; the unjust labor conditions suffered by colonials; the promotion of taxation or philanthropic measures to better educational and health services there available; and the formal recognition of Ethiopia's "just claim to h... more
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Pan African Congress
1946 Sept.
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New York (N.Y.) - Elaborating on South Carolina Senator Olin D. Johnston's remarks on the political status and sovereignty of Puerto Rico.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

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Lagos (Nigeria) - Relaying various proposals on behalf of the Cameroon Native Council, Trade Unions, Youth Association, and Political State Men seeking the abolition of colonial rule in the region and asserting the rights of the territory's natives.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Cameroon Youth Association
1946 Oct. 6
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New York (N.Y.) - Calling upon the international organization to take a series of measures towards the betterment of civil, social, economic and political conditions in Africa's colonized territories; demanding the realization of various actions to guarantee the political self-determination and autonomy of subjects of said lands; and asserting the essential nature of their rights to autonomous n... more
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
1946 Mar. 13
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New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that he is sending him a copy of his petition to the United Nations.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1947 Oct. 28
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London (England) - Outlining the composition of the U.N.'s Economic and Social Council and listing the names and nationalities of the members of its numerous commissions and subcommittees.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

United Nations
1946 Mar. 11
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London (England) - Referring the problem of refugees to the Economic and Social Council "for thorough examination"; recommending the founding of a special commission thereon; calling to the Council's attention various principles with respect to the nature, legal status, and concerns of refugees; and suggesting that said stipulations expressly exclude "Germans being transferred to Germany."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

United Nations
1946 Mar. 11