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1855 Apr. 18

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to James Bailey

Umvoti (South Africa) - "What kind of condition do you suppose we are in out here in Africa? A word of two on that point. We have a first rate home...;" good food and plenty; good reading materials. "Good society we see by far too little of. We have no white neighbors nearer than five miles and very few within forty five miles that we can improve much by seeing..." Church has 49 members "and I... more

Aldin Grout Papers

1971 Jan. 19

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to George Blumberg

South Africa - Requesting Blumberg continue to send South African tournament clippings and specifically requesting clippings be sent to John Ingham instead of Bob. A post script comments on McCormack and Arnold Palmer's performance at the Bing Crosby tournament.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1938 Jan. 10

Park, Robert Ezra, 1864-1944

Letter from Robert E. Park to W. E. B. Du Bois

Nashville (Tenn.) - Park writes about the number of articles needed for the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" and lays out a strategy for selecting topics and writers and publishing. Donald Pierson on Negroes in Brazil; Diedrich Westermann. Bantus in South Africa are concerned about the progress being made by American Negroes; "Neither did they think of themselves as South Africans. They were... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1984 Aug. 14

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Sol Kerzner

South Africa - The first of a number of letters to Solomon Kerzner, McCormack thanks Kerzner for his hospitality to him and Leslie during their recent visit.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1960 Aug. 12

Montagu, Ivor Goldsmid Samuel, 1904-1984

Letter from Ivor Montagu to W. E. B. Du Bois

Hertfordshire (England) - Enclosing a copy of a letter on apartheid in South Africa and inquiring into the chances of the U.S. delegates' siding with the non-racialists; "You can imagine how it would help if they spoke up against the apartheid people."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Dec. 1

Severinghaus, Whitman J.

Memorandum from Whitman J. Severinghaus to Walter S. Rogers

Transvaal (South Africa) - Describing last May's general election in the Union and its candidates, political parties, and outcomes; detailing the key areas of conflict between the Union's United and Nationalist Parties; and outlining "the third side," represented by "the non-Europeans themselves," and deeming their opinions "largely personal."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 July 28

New York Times Company

South Africa's race laws Denial of freedom to non-white population is charged

New York (N.Y.) - Letter to the editor; from Alan Paton, national chairman and Peter Brown, national deputy chairman of the Liberal Party of South Africa; concerning an address and the view of Dr. J. E. Holloway.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Nov. 19

Holtby, Winifred, 1898-1935

Letter from Winifred Holtby to Oswald Garrison Villard

London (England) - Recounting, at length, the plight of the "unlicensed economic exploitation" of South African natives and the foiled, or financially insufficient, efforts of trade unions and individuals to resolve the "crisis"; and asking if there is "any agency in the States sufficiently sympathetic to the Negro position to want to help."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Dec.

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 7, number 3

New York (N.Y.) - Includes articles on loans for South Africa, fascism in South Africa, and an article published by the "Wall Street Journal."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 May 15

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


South Africa - Printed in People's Voice. This installment of Du Bois' column discusses conditions in South Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers