Gallery view

1952 Dec.

Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)

Part one Party platforms

New York (N.Y.) - Outlining the Party's most urgent needs and areas of focus, and outlining and comparing the programs of the Democratic and Republican platforms on the issues of peace, labor, education, social security, welfare, "civil rights and the Negro people and other minorities," and free speech.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Dec.

Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)

Part three It's the record that counts -- not the promises

New York (N.Y.) - Dissecting and criticizing both Republican and Democratic party platforms; noting the "promises versus performance" record of Truman's 1948 campaign, in the issues of labor, minimum wage, civil rights, rent control, and other pressing matters; summarizing the current "record on civil liberties" and civil rights, labor, and foreign policy legislation; and providing records of the voting... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Dec.

Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)

Report of committees to elect Negroes to public office

New York (N.Y.) - Reporting the Committee's various consderations, recommendations, and prospective programs.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Dec. 16

Baldwin, Calvin Benham, 1902-1975

Memorandum from C. B. Baldwin to Progressive Party state directors

New York (N.Y.) - Deeming it "of the greatest urgency" that Senate members vote for a change on Senate Rule 22, "to stop filibusters by a majority vote of the Senate instead of being blocked by the present constitutional two-thirds" and enclosing a memorandum on that subject for their endorsement.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Dec. 16

Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)

Cloture and civil rights legislation

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the background, history, and effects of Senate Rule 22, and outlining "the way out," to essentially "organize delegations to all Senators at once, before the new Senate convenes."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Dec. 17

Council on African Affairs

Memorandum from the Council of African Affairs

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to friends and supporters of the first amendment; announces that the case before the Subversive Activities Control Board has been postponed with no new date, as a result of the Attorney General motion to rule out the council's answers to his charges; looks at specific attacks; expresses appreciation of received support from friends and asks for more monetary support.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers