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Distributive, Processing, and Office Workers of America . District 65

Blank petition form against indictment of Sylvia Soloff

New York (N.Y.) - Asking for signatures in protest of the indictment of Sylvia Soloff in the trial against W. E. B. Du Bois and the "Peace Information Center."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Special Committee on Bail

Application for leave to file and brief amicus curiae

New York (N.Y.) - Blank petition form to be signed by "Negro" leaders and sent to Justice Robert H. Jackson of the Supreme Court of the United States, as an appeal for the eleven leaders of the Communist Party to be given the right of bail.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


National Committee to Defend Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois and Associates in the Peace Information Center

Petition for Attorney General McGrath

New York (N.Y.) - Card to be signed and sent to Attorney General McGrath in protest of the indictment against W. E. B. Du Bois and the Peace Information Center.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1813 May 18

Shelburne (Mass.) . Selectmen

Petition from Shelburne (Mass.) Selectmen to Massachusetts General Court regarding support for indigent family of Paul McCay

Shelburne (Mass.) - Petition to cover expenses incurred in care for indigent man, his wife, and seven children, in distress and without a home.

William Wells Papers

1950 Nov.

Peace Information Center

World Peace Appeal

New York (N.Y.) - Printing three basic peace-promoting tenets of the Center, calling for a global ban on atomic weapons and warfare, and bearing the pencilled signatures of about a dozen supporters.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 July

Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)

Statement by Negro American to the President and Attorney General of the United States

New York (N.Y.) - Petition against the arrests of members and leaders of the Communist Party.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1908 Mar. 17

Equal Suffrage League (U.S.)

Petition from the Equal Suffrage League

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Petition from the Equal Suffrage League Headquarters to the members of the House of Representatives and of the Senate of the United States of America regarding racial discrimination of American citizens. The Equal Suffrage League represents the National Association of Colored Women in asking for the enforcement of the 14th and 15 amendments of the U. S. Constitution. The League writes to ask for sup... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Feb. 1

Coordinating Committee for the Enforcement of the D.C. Anti-Discrimination Law

Petition of the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals concerning the Thompson Restaurant

Washington (D.C.) - A Petition urging the President of the United States and members of the Washington D. C. Board of Commissioners to take action against the U.S. Court of Appeals decision concerning the Thompson Restaurant Decision.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Mar. 22

National Committee to Repeal the McCarran Act

Protest statement to the president of the United States on the setting up of concentration camps under the McCarran Act

New York (N.Y.) - Urging the president to repeal the McCarrant Act which "not only in the detention camp provisions, but in its entirety, destroys our democratic way of life."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Sept. 18

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Petition from NAACP to United Nations Organization

New York (N.Y.) - Calling attention to and condemning America's injustice "towards its own citizens"; reproducing statistical data in incontrovertible evidence thereof; appealing to the Organization's Social and Economic Council for their support in the assertion of basic human rights; and insisting that the body find the time and will to address the flagrant "miscarriage of justice" at ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers