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1952 Sept. 14

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

The Progressive Party and Peace

Boston (Mass.) - Typescript of the remarks made by W. E. B. Du Bois at the annual convention of the Peace Progressive Party of Massachusetts, reminding Americans that "we are not the world's natural leaders either by inherent gift nor temporary technical mastery" and describing the Party's overt and exclusive focus on the attainment and long-term maintenance of peace.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1983 Apr. 29

Shackleton, Rita M.

Letter from Rita M. Shackleton to Michael G. Richardson

Shackleton responds on behalf of McCormack to Richardson's employment inquiry, stating that there are presently no openings available.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1923 Jan. 24

Nance, Ethel Ray, 1899-1992

Letter from Ethel May Ray to W. E. B. Du Bois

St. Paul (Minn.) - Commenting on experiences as a stenographer for the Journal of the House of Representatives during the Legislature and traveling to see family after an operation for tonsillitis. Typewritten on stationery from the State of Minnesota House of Representatives, Forty-third Session; signed by Ethel May Ray of Thomas Street.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Ticket to reception for Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois

Boston (Mass.) - Tendered by citizens of Boston and the Metropolitan District. Friday evening Feb 10 from 8-11 o'clock at Catholic Union Hall, Worcester Square.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1971 May 4

Albertson, Jeff

May Day demonstrations and street actions by the Justice Department: protesters at padlocked gate

Washington, D.C. - From a series of photographs documenting the May Day protests and street actions in Washington (May 1-3).

Jeff Albertson Photograph Collection

1929 Feb. 14

Hurst, John, 1863-1930

Letter from John Hurst to W. E. B. Du Bois

Columbia (S.C) - Concerning the possibility of attending the proposed fifth Pan African Congress. Written on the letterhead of The A.M.E Church of South Carolina.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 July 20

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Regarding the approval of Robert E. Park's appointment as joint editor of the "Encyclopedia of the Negro"; quoting from two board members' letters on the matter and discussing the racial matters of the volume's staffing; and pointing out three corrections to be made to the memorandum.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1991 July 30

Roger Porter and Corinne Conte

Amherst (Mass.) - From a series of images of the groundbreaking ceremony for the Silvio O. Conte Center for Polymer Research.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Photo Negative Collection

1928 Dec. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mary E. Brown

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning an exhibition of paintings by Richard Brown.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Nov. 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to T. G. Nutter

New York (N.Y.) - Inquiring after the names of "any Negroes elected to office in West Virginia."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers