Gallery view

1948 May 27

New York Times Company

Anti-Nazi leader cleared of libel Magistrate rejects charges of H. M. Richardson against the Rev. Dr. H. A. Atkinson

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the dismissal of Richardson's complaint against Henry A. Atkinson, and reproducing Magistrate Hyman Bushel's conclusion that the pamphlet he published "was prompted by a sincere desire to champion human rights."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Nov. 21

New York Times Company

Britons ask delay in trustee study Balks at New Committee Now Australia is assailed over New Guinea plan

New York (N.Y.) - Describing and analyzing Great Britain's proposal to the United Nations' Trusteeship Committee "aimed at deferring any decision on the need for a new special committee" to address colonial issues, and summarizing other nations' varied responses thereto.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1959 May 4

New York Times Company

Prize pleases Du Bois U.S. writer says Lenin Award will pay "the grocery bill"

New York (N.Y.) - Moscow-based report of W. E. B. Du Bois's reception of the Lenin Peace Prize and comments on his relationship to the Communist Party.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1963 Aug. 31

New York Times Company

Leader of march a man of dignity Randolph deeply influenced in youth by Dr. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the influence of the late W. E. B. Du Bois on March on Washington leader Asa Philip Randolph.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Jan. 1

New York Times Company

Mexico Will Press Literacy Campaign

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the Mexican government's campaign against illiteracy and efforts towards "materially improv[ing] Mexico's economic, industrial and social structure."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Jan. 1

New York Times Company

U. S. Is Operated by 155,000 Agencies

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the 155,000 "separate governmental bodies" at work in the federal government and estimating the number of employees involved in said work, reaching "nearly one in twenty of the total population of the United States."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 May 22

New York Times Company

Music composed by Negroes heard

New York (N.Y.) - Reviewing the May 21 performance by the New York Chamber Orchestra under the direction of conductor Dean Dixon and describing the music's "spiritual kinship, as Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois... pointed out in a brief talk after the intermission."

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

1955 Dec. 27

New York Times Company

U.S. keeps detention camps ready Six united maintained for emergency could house thousands

New York (N.Y.) - Written by Luther A. Huston; describing the establishment of detention camps across the country equipped to house thousands of "spies, saboteurs, or other persons considered dangerous in case of a national emergency."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Nov. 21

New York Times Company

8 lands back India on African issues China and Soviet Bloc lead fight against race laws--Smuts bars interference

New York (N.Y.) - Summarizing and analyzing China and Russia's "'family fight' to back India's charges of race discrimination against the Union of South Africa," lodged at the United Nations General Assembly session at Lake Success, N.Y.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers