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1947 Dec. 6

Harvard University

Letter from Harvard University to W. E. B. Du Bois

Boston (Mass.) - Signed Robert K. Mooney; seeking his assistance in Brigader-General Georges F. Doroit's project on "how leaders can be developed to meet the challenge of national and international problems"; describing the facets of the investigation; and requesting he send his comments on said themes.

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1925 Mar. 9

Jones, E. K.

Letter from E. K. Jones to Editor of the Crisis

Roanoke (Va.) - Calling the magazine readership's attention to the facets and status of the "very peculiar" pending case between W. W. Brinkley and the "prosperous colored physician" Dr. S. C. Medley and wife.

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1940 Jan. 4

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Archibald MacLeish

Lenox (Mass.) - Describing in depth the contents, facets, and finances of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" project and justifying its suitability for federal funding under the Writers Project. Copied to W. E. B. Du Bois, Editor of the prospective volume.

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1945 Sept. 15

Scott, Clarence W.

Letter from Clarence W. Scott to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Discussing at length the Agrarian Act and its profound, but little-known, effect on race relations in the U.S.; remarking on numerous other facets of modern African American history and ancient African history; and furnishing in a separate sheet (page 8) "some original conclusions I arrived at from historical research."

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1956 Jan. 2

Committee to Defend Choon Cha and Chungsoon Kwak (New York, N.Y.)

Fact sheet

New York (N.Y.) - Outlining the origins, characters, and various facets of the case against the Kwaks; describing the current situation of their deportation order, and encouraging readers that they "can be saved."

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1950 June 14

Saur, Wolfgang

Letter from Wolfgang Saur to W. E. B. Du Bois

Westphalia (Germany) - Describing his studies and interests in sociology; outlining the facets of his dissertation on "the problems of Negroes in America"; relaying some criticism he received thereon and noting various omissions; and requesting help locating the materials that may help to fill them.

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1926 Sept. 27

Steffes, Phillip

Little items of interest

Milwaukee (Wis.) - Summarizing the assets, facets, scope, curriculum, staff, publication, and goals of the St. Benedict The Moor Mission.

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1935 Dec. 31

Du Bois, Nina

Letter from Nina Du Bois to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing "a rather crazy account" of the last months' expenses; describing the logistics associated with Yolande Du Bois's taking the teacher's examination in New York; complaining of her seemingly inadequate study habits and regretting various facets of her time management; describing Mr. Brown's steady encouragement and bidding Du Bois himself relay some to her in so... more

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1945 May 15

United Nations Conference on International Organization (1945 : San Francisco, Calif.) . General Assembly

Working Paper for Chapter on Dependent Territories and Arrangements for International Trusteeship

San Francisco (Calif.) - The General Assembly's working paper on the Trusteeship System; outlining the various facets of the Organization's provisional general policy and territorial trusteeship system.

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1952 Mar. 15

American Peace Crusade

National codirectors' report / National policy meeting

Chicago (Ill.) - Describing the Crusade's central objectives, perspectives, and tenets; describing its actions and reactions to myriad facets of U.S. foreign policy; outlining key triumphs, failures, and obstacles in its program; describing and praising the strong voices of its leadership; and assuring readers and sponsors that a productive peace movement can be carried out in the count... more

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