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1923 June 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William Pickens

New York (N.Y.) - Clarifying Pickens' confusion over the name of a church.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Sept. 20

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Denver Branch

'I Take My Stand for Peace' lecture postcard

Denver (Colo.) - Advertising a September 20 lecture by "scholar, educator, author, fighter for freedom and peace" W. E. B. Du Bois at the New Hope Baptist Church, organized by the Denver Branch of the NAACP, W. F. Turner, President.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1907 Aug. 29

3rd annual conference of Niagara Movement draft of two letters

Boston (Mass.) - Letters drafted at the 3rd annual meeting of the Niagara Movement. The first addressed to Joseph Benson Foraker, Senator of Ohio, and the second addressed to the Constitution League of New York; both thanking them for their service to the 25th U.S. Infantry.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920

Carson, C. A.

A Negro soldier writes of his life in France

Written to Mary A. Lynch of Livingstone College, Carson reports his impressions of France in the medical department of a Camp Infirmary. Most likely for W. E. B. Du Bois' proposed book "The Black Man in the Wounded World". Coded with a P.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Feb.

Purdie, Arthur, Mrs.

A birthday note for you

Pittsburgh (Pa.) - Blank birthday frontispiece to accompany the congratulatory birthday letter in which it is enclosed.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Aug. 1

Peoples' World Convention

A call to be read out and published on Hiroshima Day

Geneva (Switzerland) - On the fifth anniversary of Hiroshima Day, reporting the "gathering force" of the Convention; noting the election of delegates thereto; and urging recipients to arrange to attend its December 30 opening function.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Sept. 3

Simon, Kathleen Harvey, Lady

A message of hope and courage from across the sea

Oxfordshire (England) - Expressing her thoughts on the great "injustices done to the coloured race" and reflecting on their prospects for advancement in the U.S., U.K., and India.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942

Winkley, John W.

A message to our neighbors on the day of evacuation

Hayward (Calif.) - Christian churches of Hayward expressing sympathies to Japanese Americans on their evacuation. "We are sure that you are going to do your best to help make the burden of leaving as light as you can. We are truly thankful that all of us are agreed that in this tragic time we must behave as Christians so that when the dark days are over we will be able to make a better world in which we ... more

Caleb Foote Papers

1944

Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006

A possible schedule and program [Work camp plans]

United States - Formal plan for work camps, making space for seminars on non-violence (4 days per week) and race (2 days).

Caleb Foote Papers