National Council of the Arts, Sciences, and Professions
New York (N.Y.) - Asking people to defend the right to speak for peace by protesting the indictment against W. E. B. Du Bois and the Peace Information Center and by contributing to the defense fund.
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
New York (N.Y.) - Formally announcing the 5 subjects Du Bois will lecture on that November and requesting that interested parties make according arrangements through Pierce McNeil Thompson. Note in Du Bois's hand towards footer revises wording of lower half of ad.
1961 June 2
Liberation Committee for Africa (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.) - Advertising and describing a series of lectures to be given at the Martinique Hotel in New York by James Baldwin, James Higgins, John O. Killens, Vusumi Make, and William Worthy.
Unitarian Public Forum (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.) - Advertising W. E. B. Du Bois's April 6 speaking engagement at the Forum, on "States' Rights and Social Wrongs"; describing his background, professional history, publications, and social accomplishments; and providing logistical details on the event.
1951 Sept. 20
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Denver Branch
Denver (Colo.) - Announcing 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.
New York (N.Y.) - Statement on the publicly perceived problem of "chronic mental patients" and the goals of Project Release to destigmatize and reframe mental illness. Taking issue with the New York Department of Mental Hygiene and its harmful practices and facilities. Requesting that the community of the city direct their anger towards the psychiatric system as opposed to its victims.
New York (N.Y.) - Outlining the ideological principles, goals and activities of Project Release. Advertising a weekly mutual support group sponsored by the organization. Handwritten notes on reverse concerning logistics and referring to Ed Knight.
New York (N.Y.) - Outlining the ideological principles and goals of Project Release as well as future plans for cooperatively run self-help projects. Including reference to Project Release's pamphlet on psychiatric drugs and the importance of information dissemination to present and former psychiatric patients.
Young Men's Christian Association (Chicago, Ill.) . Wabash Avenue Department
Chicago (Ill.) - Encouraging recipients to subscribe to the work -- "every family should possess a copy" -- listing its 10 highlights; and providing information on how to order.
1926 Feb. 23
Dorrance & Company
Philadelphia (Pa.) - On the verso of a postcard originally addressed to Ira Lea Hannah, announcing the publication of this collection of poetry by William Augustus Banks, and providing relevant ordering information.