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1952 Oct. 20

Gevaert, Edgar

Letter from Edgar Gevaert to Adlai Stevenson

Laethem Saint Martin (Belgium) - Mentioning that if Eisenhower wins the election, it will be a great misfortune for all, and urging the American people to vote for Adlai Stevenson.

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1903 Nov. 6

Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

Letter from Booker T. Washington to Henry Hugh Proctor

United States - Copy of a letter to Proctor, describing Washington's efforts to contact Robert T. Lincoln and fight segregation on Pullman Company cars.

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1933 Aug. 15

Liberian S. S and Excelsior Mining Company

Draft resolution protesting United States policy in Liberia

San Pedro (Los Angeles, Calif.) - Statement of protest endorsing the delegation requesting that the United States withdraw support of the Firestone Corporation in Liberia. Also protesting "against the white man for Liberia" as "the dictator of the Liberian budget." Signed by Rev. J. E. Lewis, Pres. Gen., and Mrs. R. E. Leonard, Asst. Sec.

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1950 Dec. 16

Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)

Press release

New York (N.Y.) - Reproducing Secretary C. B. Baldwin's response to President Truman's Friday night broadcast, declaring a "national emergency," and suggesting that "the best defense of America is peace with China."

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1948 Apr. 6

Lewis, Oscar, 1914-1970

Letter from Oscar Lewis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Saint Louis (Mo.) - Thanking him for the attention paid to his recent article on "Wealth Differences in a Mexican Village," and seeking advice and bibliographic referral for a research paper he is writing on the history of slavery.

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1925 Oct. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. R. E. Lee

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Lee's assistance on a study of schools in Florida for Du Bois' study of Black schools in the Southern United States.

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1958 Aug. 18

Committee to Defend Alexander Trachtenberg

Letter from Committee to Defend Alexander Trachtenberg to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking Du Bois for his help as a member of the Committee in helping the fight to reverse the 1956 conviction of Trachtenberg under the Smith Act. Written on the letterhead of the Labor Research Association.

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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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1941 May 15

Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau (New York, N.Y.)

National Sponsoring Committee returns

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding the 21 responses they received from individuals willing to join the committee.

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1927 Sept. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to James M. Jones

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Jones' idea to establish an African American State within the United States.

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