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1844 Mar. 18

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to James and Elizabeth Bailey

Cape Town (South Africa) - Their mission has been recalled; people has raised funds for their support until a time when they hear whether the Board will allow them to continue. "I suppose the Millerites will by this time begin to ask where is the promise of his coming, and I am afraid that many will become infidels, and others that otherwise would have been comfortable, having waisted their subst... more

Aldin Grout Papers

1985 July 1

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Frank D. Tatum

South Africa - Concerning a few notes about the broadcasting of the U.S. Open Championship in various countries.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1945 Jan.

South African Institute of Race Relations

Race Relations

Johannesburg (South Africa) - Volume II, Number 1 of the Institute's quarterly journal; comprising features on the Pan African Movement, "Farm Labour in the Transvaal," "Minimum Conditions for Farm Labour," and "Food for the People."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1836 Feb. 25

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to Ethan Davis

Bethelsdorp (South Africa) - Reporting the death of Hannah Grout to her parents: "She died without a groan, a sigh, a struggle, or even a motion of her muscles." Lengthy and close accounting of the last days and hours of Hannah's life. Brief mention of visit to Dingane's kraal.

Aldin Grout Papers

1958 Sept. 24

American Committee on Africa

Circular letter from American Committee on Africa to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Urging Americans to "face the problems of segregation in South Africa" and asking for donations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1850 May 25

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to James Bailey

Umvoti (South Africa) - Beginning to feel as if they have a home, having been at Umvoti for six years. Church now has 18 members with more in the wings and a sabbath school with about sixty. "Were out little village in New England it would not appear to advantage to be sure, but after traveling thirty miles in any direction about us looking at all we see, even what white men have done, we can ... more

Aldin Grout Papers

1954 Feb. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Robert C. Bennett

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois advises Bennett in his studies of South Africa; believes there will be misery and bloodshed before the racial effort resolves itself into a new world.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 May 16

I.C.U. (South Africa)

Letter from the Industrial & Commercial Workers Union of Africa to W. E. B. Du Bois

Johannesburg (South Africa) - Describing his and Clements Kadalie's interest in Du Bois' work. Discussing discrimination in South Africa. Signed by A. W. Geo. Champion, acting national secretary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1853 Oct. 22

Grout, Aldin

Letter from Aldin Grout to Elizabeth Bailey

Umvoti (South Africa) - Often thinks the government under which they live inferior to that at home. Religion at a low ebb: "what is perhaps worse among us, when our members become cold hearted they give up to their old sins having no restraints of character to keep them, they turn just like the dog to his vomit, and the washed sow to her wallowing in the mire. We have had a few such cases, though not more... more

Aldin Grout Papers

1909 Nov. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Frances Hoggan

Atlanta (Ga.) - Writing Hoggan in South Africa and inquiring about her opinion of the newly adopted South African constitution. Du Bois updates Hoggan on civil rights progress and success of the latest Niagara Movement meeting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers