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1937 June 1

Committee of Protest Against Atrocities Committed in Spain by Either Side During this Present Civil War

Letter from Committee of Protest Against Atrocities Committed in Spain by Either Side During this Present Civil War to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Requests signature on petition protesting atrocities being committed in Spain by both Insurgents and Loyalists. Bottom portion of letter is to be signed in the space provided, detached, and mailed in.

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1951 Sept. 20

Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade

Letter from Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Moe Fishman, Executive Secretary; describing the Brigade's intent to publish an anthology on the Spanish Civil War and inquiring if he might steer them towards sources specifically addressing "the role of the Negroes" in that country.

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1949 Dec. 20

Joint Anti-Fascist Refugee Committee

Letter from Joint Anti-Fascist Refugee Committee to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Edward K. Barsky, National Chairman; inviting him to a January 26, 1950 meeting to protest "the survival of fascism in Spain and the revival of nazism in Germany." Verso lists the body's national sponsors.

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1922 Dec. 3

Williams, Edward Christopher, 1871-1929

Letter from E. C. Williams to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning William's research into the question of whether a black sailor, Pedro Alonso Nino, accompanied Christopher Columbus on his voyage to America and the claims of Daniel A. P. Murray, of the Library of Congress, on this subject.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 Dec. 2 – 1922 Dec. 3

Williams, Edward Christopher, 1871-1929

Summary

Washington (D.C.) - Research notes concerning the question of whether a black sailor, Pedro Alonso Nino, accompanied Christopher Columbus on his voyage to America.

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1932 Nov. 15

MacFoy, Benito Johnson

Boletin Oficial de los Territorios EspaÑoles del Golfo de Guinea

Spain - Comprised of official and unofficial notices by the Spanish government of their territories in the Golf of Guinea; discusses land transfers, a memorandum by the African Industries Company on trade in Liberia.

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1952 Feb. 13

Joint Anti-Fascist Refugee Committee

Letter from Joint Anti-Fascist Refugee Committee to Mayor of the City of New York

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Mark Straus, M.D.; calling for the Mayor to reconsider (and withdraw) his invitation to the mayor of Madrid, on the basis of the latter's dictatorial regime in that city, and the lamentable and abusive tyranny of Francisco Franco.

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1945 Aug. 17

Benét, William Rose, 1886-1950

Letter from William Rose Benet to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining that he is writing as a citizen not affiliated with an organization, and that he would like Du Bois to become involved in the United States break with Franco's Spain.

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1937 Feb. 16

American writers' petition

Spain - Statement against United States government's position of neutrality regarding the war in Spain, being sent to two hundred American writers to sign. List of names of eleven writers is typed at the bottom of the document.

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1946 Mar. 11

United Nations

Resolution on Spain

London (England) - Citing the Organization's denial of membership to states wherein control has been seized by force; reminding members of that nation's involvement with and endorsement by Axis Powers; and recommending that member states "act in accordance" with said reminders "in the conduct of their future relations with Spain."

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