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1945 Feb. 14

East and West Association

Circular letter from East and West Association

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining an enclosed copy of the "Victory Caravan Campaign."

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1925 Nov. 2

Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977

Circular letter from John Nevin Sayre to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - A request that Du Bois sign a pamphlet against military training in American educational institutions.

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1927 Jan. 12

Citizens Committee of One Hundred

Circular letter from Citizens Committee of One Hundred

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking W. E. B. Du Bois for supporting the Citizens Committee of One Hundred. Signed by Henry T. Hunt, Chairman of the Committee.

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1955 May 12

Lorch, Lee

Circular letter from Lee Lorch to unidentified correspondent

Nashville (Tenn.) - Providing an update on the status of his indictment; enclosing an account of the case printed in the Pittsburgh Courier; and noting no trial date has yet been set for him.

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1960 Aug. 7

Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970

Circular letter from Dorothy and Alphaeus Hunton to W. E. B. Du Bois

Conakry (Guinea) - Describing various highlights of the couple's three-month stay at Conakry; noting Lumumba's visit; the meeting of the Third World Congress of Teachers; social and political atmosphere in Guinea; the launching of a Three-Year Plan on Economic Development in that nation; and various related events and initiatives.

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1942 May 12

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Circular letter from Phelps-Stokes Fund to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Anson Phelps Stokes; addressed to the Committee on Africa and Peace Aims; enclosing a copy of the Committee's April 25 meeting and pledging to soon send a copy of the corresponding report.

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1949 Nov.

China Welfare Appeal

Circular letter from China Welfare Appeal to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Mollie Kalman, Secretary; describing the Appeal's charges and objectives, and inviting recipients to donate merchandise to a December "Oriental Bazaar" hosted "to help raise the necessary funds" for achieving these goals. Verso lists the organization's sponsors.

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1933 Apr. 21

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter White to unidentified correspondent

Describing recent proceedings in the Scottsboro Case; the Association's latest efforts to end discrimination in public Southern institutions; dealings in the George Crawford extradition case; making brief mention of other issues the Association is involved with; and requesting that recipients "send immediately as large a contribution as you can possibly send."

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United States . Office of Education

Circular letter from United States Office of Education to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed J. W. Studebaker, Commissioner; addressed to "Fellow-worker"; enclosing an advertisement for the Office's new radio program and enumerating 7 ways to "help promote the effectiveness of this enterprise."

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1961 June 30

Forbes, Kenneth Ripley

Circular letter from Kenneth Ripley Forbes and Edwin Berry Burgum to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Describing many individuals' "deep concern for American liberties" at the current time of crisis and in the wake of the Smith Act; relaying the direct threats and nefarious impacts of the bill and similar legislation; enclosing a petition to the President; as well as a reply card seeking recipients' general support and contributions. Signed by a couple dozen peace activists.

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