Distributive, Processing, and Office Workers of America . District 65
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."
Special Committee on Bail
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.
National Committee to Defend Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois and Associates in the Peace Information Center
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.
1813 May 18
Shelburne (Mass.) . Selectmen
Shelburne (Mass.) - Petition to cover expenses incurred in care for indigent man, his wife, and seven children, in distress and without a home.
Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)
New York (N.Y.) - Petition against the arrests of members and leaders of the Communist Party.
1908 Mar. 17
Equal Suffrage League (U.S.)
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
1953 Feb. 1
Coordinating Committee for the Enforcement of the D.C. Anti-Discrimination Law
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.
1952 Mar. 22
National Committee to Repeal 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."
1947 Sept. 18
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
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