1855 Apr. 18
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
1971 Jan. 19
McCormack, Mark H.
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.
1938 Jan. 10
Park, Robert Ezra, 1864-1944
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
1960 Aug. 12
Montagu, Ivor Goldsmid Samuel, 1904-1984
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."
1948 Dec. 1
Severinghaus, Whitman J.
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."
1956 July 28
New York Times Company
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.
1929 Nov. 19
Holtby, Winifred, 1898-1935
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."