1903 Nov. 6
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915
United States - Copy of a letter to Proctor, describing Washington's efforts to contact Robert T. Lincoln and fight segregation on Pullman Company cars.
1933 Aug. 15
Liberian S. S and Excelsior Mining Company
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.
1948 Apr. 6
Lewis, Oscar, 1914-1970
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.
1958 Aug. 18
Committee to Defend Alexander Trachtenberg
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.
1961 June 30
Forbes, Kenneth Ripley
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.