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1960

Religious Freedom Committee

Willard Uphaus is still in jail

New York (N.Y.) - Calling citizens to write to the court or make a donation on behalf of Willard Uphaus; features a newspaper article from the New York Post on March 3, 1960, explaining Uphaus' current condition.

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."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Oct. 9

American Peace Crusade

Circular letter from American Peace Crusade

New Haven (Conn.) - Mentioning the Appeal for the Convocation of a Congress of Peoples for Peace and a world peace meeting convening in Vienna on December 5th.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Nov.

Congress of the Peoples for Peace (1952 : Vienna, Austria) . U. S. Sponsoring Committee

Draft first news release on Vienna Congress

New Haven (Conn.) - Announcing the formation of the U. S. sponsoring committee, led by Willard Uphaus, and including W. E. B. Du Bois, and citing from a statement released by the initiators, in advance of the December 12 Congress in Vienna.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1959 Dec. 18

World Peace Council

Letter from World Peace Council to United States Ambassador, England

Vienna (Austria) - Signed J. D. Bernal, Chairman of the Presidential Committee; opposing the incarceration of Willard Uphaus; noting it "conflicts with the present trend of relaxation in international relations"; and asking "in the good name of the United States" to personally convey the widespread disapproval of Uphaus's treatment.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Oct. 15

Congress of the Peoples for Peace (1952 : Vienna, Austria)

Call for U. S. participation in the Congress of the Peoples for Peace

- Describing the December 12 Congress to be held in Vienna an encouraging recipients to participate to "be sure that the varying view-points of all sincere seekers for peace in our land be fully represented at the deliberations" thereat.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Mar. 6

American Peace Crusade

Telegram from American Peace Crusade to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that the Chicago branch is honoring Joseph Evans and Robert Morse Lovett at the anniversary dinner.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Aug. 20

American Peace Crusade

Circular letter from American Peace Crusade to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Signed "yours for peace," Thomas Richardson and Willard Uphaus, co-directors; citing from the resolution passed by the National Committee with respect to W. E. B. Du Bois's indictment and outlining various tasks local peace groups can undertake in order to persuade the Justice Dept. to drop the case.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Aug. 2

American Peace Crusade

Letter from American Peace Crusade to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that the majority of American people want the Korean War to end and mentioning proposals to find ways to address the American people they have not yet directly reached.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Oct. 17

Interfaith Committee for Peace Action

Letter from Interfaith Committee for Peace Action to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking Du Bois for his participation at their meeting on October 7th. Second page contains one line stating that it is the duty of every man to come to the aid of his country.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers