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1952 Nov. 30

Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)

A program against reaction

New York (N.Y.) - Assessing the Eisenhower program and outlining the "major issues that must be met immediately, that must be prepared for even before the 83rd Congress meets."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Feb. 27

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

A tentative plan looking toward consumers' and producers' cooperation among American Negroes and Negroes the world over

Atlanta (Ga.) - Outlining a 6-step plan to promote the co-operative movement to improve economic conditions and access of African Americans and those of African descent abroad.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


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

An answer to the memorandum on the bettering of the position of the colored people in America

New York (N.Y.) - Exposing and describing a series of 9 truths on the socially disadvantaged, politically disenfranchised, economically downtrodden, and culturally unappreciated state of African Americans, and analyzing their unflagging struggle to survive.

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


United States . Commission on Fair Employment Practice

Commission Fair Employment Practices Committee proceedings

Washington (D.C.) - Nine-page report prepared by Committee chairman Mark Foster Ethridge describing current prejudice in employment practice suffered by the country's "6,000,000 Jewish people, 13,000,000 Negroes, almost 5,000,000 aliens, 1,000,000 Orientals and American Indians, approximately 5,000,000 Spanish-speaking peoples, or peoples of Spanish extraction, and 26,000,000 Catholics."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Oct. 5

Dunbar News

Confidential Memorandum for Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce; regarding the non-capitalization of the word "negro" in The Atlantic Monthly, to which he "entered vigorous protest" through a letter to the editor; enclosing the correspondence received in response from Ellery Sedgwick, and thanking Du Bois in advance for whatever "information, courtesy or kindness you may see your way clear to extend me i... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Aug. 10

Longshoreman's Aid Society

Evidences of discriminatory hiring practices on New York City piers

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Detailing the nature and operation of the discriminatory hiring practices at the piers and outlining the origins and effects of the situation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Feb. 10

International Workers Order

Fact sheet

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the IWO's founding principles; outlining the charges lodged against it by the House Committee on Un-American Activities; and noting the status of the ongoing liquidation proceedings.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 June 1

United States . Farm Credit Administration

Farm credit administration service

Washington (D.C.) - Describing the Administration's aims, founding principles, loan services, current operating practices, and organization of credit unions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Sept. 9

U.S. Committee Against Militarization

German 'peace contract' Its meaning and an American plan to defeat it now

Chicago (Ill.) - Written by Albert Bofman; describing the proposed German "peace contract" and outlining at length a plan to defeat it

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers