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1953 July 23

Council on African Affairs

Memorandum on government policy and practices of racial discrimination and oppression in the Union of South Africa

New York (N.Y.) - Appealing to the United Nations to stop the oppression of non-white people in South Africa; seeking international peace.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 May 14

Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971

Memorandum from Ralph Bunche to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - In answer to his query (mums312-b111-i272), suggesting various comments and suggestions he might make with respect to the initiatives of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, particularly with regard to the civil, social, and economic liberties of colonial peoples (see also mums312-b111-i273 through i276).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Sept.

United States . Dept. of State

Moscow's 'Signatures for Peace' campaign

New York (N.Y.) - Outlining the propagandist, untruthful, and menacing nature of the Campaign; attempting to expose the "apparent" trap set by the Stockholm Resolution, which "proposes a 'control' which would be no control at all"; and urging recipients to abide by U.N. disarmament protocols and "specialized agencies."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov. 7

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying that Eleanor Roosevelt has requested a memorandum "for her private use" on the items they hope to insert in a World Charter of Human Rights "with particular reference to the machinery to attain those rights," for use in the December 1 meeting of the Drafting Committee, and hoping to speak with him on the matter the following Monday.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 June 23

Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976

Memorandum from Paul Robeson and Willard Uphaus to U.S. Members of the World Council for Peace

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to the fifteen American members, W. E. B. Du Bois among them; relaying the United Nations' reception of a Council delegation and announcing themselves as the two members appointed thereto; and inviting recipients to join them as "the wtwo of us have decided [that] would be proper."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Aug. 24

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memo from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Asking Du Bois for any documents that might be useful to him regarding the recommendations Du Bois made for topics to be discussed at the United Nations general assembly.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Mar. 23

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking his recommendations as to the actions they ought to take "with respect to the colonial human rights or any other issues" at the following week's United Nations Conference at Hunter College.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Oct. 20

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - Suggesting that Doxey Wilkerson, Paul Robeson, John Johnson, Shirley Graham, Rayford Logan, "and other authors" be invited as special guests to the NAACP's formal presentation of its petition to the United Nations on October 23 at Lake Success.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept. 17

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying the Board's approval of his proposed NAACP petition to the United Nations (mums312-b111-i296).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Sept. 3

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Looking forward to the formal presentation of the Association's petition to the United Nations, and insisting "I not only want to be present but will be present" thereat.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers