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1945 Apr. 28

National Association of Deans and Advisers of Men (U.S.)

Telegram from National Association of Deans and Advisers of Men in Negro Educational Institutions to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tallahassee (Fla.) - Sent by Walter R. Brown, Secretary; describing the Association's endorsement "of colonial peoples... democratic participation... and reviving [the] Pan African Congress," for Du Bois's conveyance at the upcoming San Francisco Conference.

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1945 Mar. 31

United States . Dept. of State

Letter from United States Department of State to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Henry S. Villard, Division of African Affairs; thanking but declining his invitation to the April 6-7 Colonial Conference, on account of the onerous preparations the office is making in advance of the impending United Nations Conference at San Francisco.

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1945 July 12

Someth, Joseph A.

An appeal to isolationists

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Appealing to various judicial authorities "to save the incoming generations from ideologically maneuvered wars"; describing loopily and at length his struggles for justice; riddled with grammatical and orthographic errors; and quite nonsensically seeking some sort of peace. Last page bears two clippings on W. E. B. Du Bois's participation in and assessment of the United... more

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1945 May 21

Nation Associates (New York, N.Y.)

Letter from Nation to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed J. King Gordon, Managing Editor; thanking him for his article pitch (on the San Francisco Conference) but declining to print it; "we simply can't find room for anything else in our crowded pages."

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1945 Apr. 24

March on Washington Movement

Telegram from March on Washington Movement to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Sent by A. Philip Randolph; regarding the formal formulation of a "resolution for improvement of darker races" to present at the upcoming San Francisco United Nations Conference.

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1945 Apr. 17

Negro Farmers Conference

Letter from Negro Farmers Conference to W. E. B. Du Bois

Greensboro (N.C.) - Signed R. E. Jones, Negro State Agent; regretting that the Conference has not convened since the onset of the war and thus has passed no specific resolutions to relay at the San Francisco United Nations meeting; still conveying the group's strong belief "in the position of agriculture in the Nation's economy," and its "confidence in you and your ability to represent the... more

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1945

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

National Organizations and Societies

New York (N.Y.) - List of American societies and organizations whom the NAACP hopes to represent at the 1945 United Nations Conference on International Organization; categorized into general groups, "Greek Letter Societies," "Fraternal Orders," and "Religious Denominations." Extended version of mums312-b108-i093.

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1945 May 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Chicago Defender

San Francisco (Calif.) - Providing his third article on the San Francisco Conference, and explaining that he would like to lecturing in Chicago about his experience once the conference in finished.

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1945 Apr. 16

Adams, A. A.

Letter from A. A. Adams to W. E. B. Du Bois

Los Angeles (Calif.) - Reminding him of their various past meetings; praising his work for the NAACP and his column "As the Crow Flies"; and enclosing some thoughts of his own for him to share in San Francisco.

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1945 May 10

United Nations Conference on International Organization (1945 : San Francisco, Calif.)

United Nations Conference on International Organization List of Delegation Assignments by Commission

San Francisco (Calif.) - Provisionally listing, by Commission, the Delegation members' assignments thereto.

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