1934 Feb. 1
Pickens, William, 1881-1954
New York (N.Y.) - Describing the foundation of the NAACP, noting several "lasting effects" of the first twenty-five years of its operation, and calling for a redoubling of efforts towards "its program of AMERICANIZING AMERICA." Footnote reads "Draft by William Pickens for further consideration."
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Draft beginning "Already I had traveled widely;" comments on socialist and communist lands, believing the U. S. to be "filled with discontent and hatred." "I do not say that all the world will follow Russia and China;" but states his beliefs in socialism. Comments on political and social views in the United States.
1932 Oct. 11
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Board of Directors
New York (N.Y.) - Stating the N.A.A.C.P.'s position on U.S. involvement in Liberia.
1951 Sept. 22
Illinois Peace Assembly
Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning negotiations for immediate cease-fire in Korea.
Yerby, William J.
Draft application letter written by Yerby; asking to be transferred out of West Africa, where he has been in "one of the trying and deadly climates, more than seventeen years." Yerby "respectfully and earnestly requests that the Department take under consideration at once the question of my promotion and transfer."