Gallery view

1947 Oct. 29

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

African Negroes petition the United Nations for help in removing discrimination

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the scope, structure, aims, origins, and contributors of the Association's petition to the United Nations, for publication in the journal "Common Sense."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 July

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

Negroes and the campaign of 1956

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois's article on the African-American vote for the Chicago "Defender," as commissioned by Metz T. P. Lochard (mums312-b145-i391), describing the key factors in the 1956 election and outlining a series of articles the "Defender" should run thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Oct. 22

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

NAACP Petitions the United Nations for equal rights for Negroes

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the scope, structure, aims, origins, and contributors of the Association's petition to the United Nations, for publication in the journal "Opportunity."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952

Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967

Concerning the singing of spirituals today

New York (N.Y.) - A spare piece "to be used in an emergency" with Hughes's weekly "Defender" column, discussing the nature of performing spirituals and citing from W. E. B. Du Bois's description thereof in "the most beautiful pages ever written about music in our country," in a chapter of "Souls of Black Folk."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Oct. 16

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Afro-Americans petition the United Nations for equal rights

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the scope, structure, aims, origins, and contributors of the Association's petition to the United Nations, for publication in the magazine "Pan-Africa."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers