1939 Feb. 17
Jourdain, Edwin B., 1900-1986
Evanston (Ill.) - Incomplete letter describing arduous efforts to promote and coordinate "a large Negro group" and the obstacles therewith associated; summarizing the extent of racial prejudice and segregation in the Chicago area, and the "discouraging... failure of Negroes" to respond boldly and effectively to the situation.
Saint Louis (Mo.) - Fragment of the year's last monthly issue, providing an update on the case against W. E. B. Du Bois and the Peace Information Center, and featuring various articles and reviews, among them, one of Du Bois's 15-page pamphlet, "I Take my Stand for Peace."
1954 Mar. 5
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
New York (N.Y.) - Second page of his circular letter describing the false foundations and detrimental implications of the Smith Act seeking recipients' sympathy and cooperations in the effort to repeal same. See mums312-b142-i150 for copy of complete version.