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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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Feb. 21

Joint Anti-Fascist Refugee Committee

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

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Mark Straus, M.D.; calling recipients' attention to the New York City mayor's willingness to host the mayor of Madrid as the "official guest" of a meeting in May, and bidding they read and endorse an enclosed petition attempting to "save us from the appalling spectacle of the elected mayors of the United States gathering to honor one who was picked by Franco to t... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 Mar. 1

M'Sorley, Joseph

One-sided protest To the Editor of The New York Times

New York (N.Y.) - Concerns petition of writers protesting "cruelties practiced by the Spanish Insurgents." Expresses "astonishment...that they do not even allude to atrocities committed by the other side."

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1953 Mar. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to International Union of Students

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Paolo Pescetti, General Secretary; per his query (mums312-b140-i138), gladly agreeing to lend his support to the International Day of Solidarity with the Anti-fascist Youth and Students of Spain.

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