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1929 July

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

A message to the American Negro from Rabindranath Tagore

New York (N.Y.) - Reproducing in full, and commenting upon, the statement by the Indian poet calling for "race consciousness" and relaying a universal message in defiance of "the artificial limitations of race." See also mums312-b183-i047, and mums312-b183-i409 for original rendering.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

1947 Nov. 3

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

Press reaction to the NAACP United Nations Petition

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the reaction in the press to the NAACP's petition to the United Nations, and citing from various periodicals' editorial pieces 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

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

1916 July

Crisis (Firm)

The Waco horror

New York (N.Y.) - "An account of the recent burning of a human being at Waco, Tex., as reported by a special agent of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People." Includes details of the event, as well as images.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Mar.

NAACP to Send Consultant to San Francisco

New York (N.Y.) - Noting the prospective attendance of W. E. B. Du Bois at the United Nations Conference on International Organization, in official representation of the NAACP, and in the company of delegates from 41 other national societies and organizations (see mums312-b109-i091 for complete listing).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Aug.

Union (Cincinnati, Ohio)

Annual conference endorses Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - One clipping, dated August 9, 1951 describing the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Convention's formal opposition to the actions of the federal government against W. E. B. Du Bois and his Peace Information Center associates; and one clipping, dated May 31, 1950 noting W. P. Dabney's condemnation of those same "nonsensical" and "really tragical" allegat... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Oct. 9

Crisis (Firm)

Musical academy of Villa d'Este [draft]

New York (N.Y.) - A draft of an article on the final recital/tribute to Florence Cole-Talbert of the Tivoli-based Musical Academy, featuring performers Alice Gillen, Pauline A. Highes, Nera Galesta, Florence Cole Talbert, Thomas Cappinger, Blanche Vitel, and Mildred Anderson, among others, perhaps for publication in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 12

New York Times Company

Sends Plea to Roosevelt Negro Group Urges Opposition to Colonial Empires

New York (N.Y.) - Newspaper clipping describing the NAACP's "'deep concern' that no post-war plans for [colonial] peoples were made at Dumbarton Oaks or are scheduled for consideration at San Francisco" and describing its communications to President Roosevelt and Secretary of State Edward Stettinius to that effect.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers