20 results found for: name:"International Workers Order"

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1946 Dec. 20

International Workers Order

Circular letter from International Workers Order

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining the bulletin they will be issuing for "Negro History Week," titled, "The Negro People and Democracy."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Aug. 19

International Workers Order

International Workers Order, Inc. press release

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the Order's and the NAACP's cooperation to facilitate the education and care of the Ingram children (see mums312-b119-i087, i088 for details); noting funds so far raised and community actions so far taken; and relaying the current status of the boys' well-being.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 July 30

International Workers Order

International Workers Order, Inc. press release

New York (N.Y.) - Noting the Order's involvement in the Ingram case (detailed in mums312-b119-i087); describing the plight of the family members involved and citing from the Ingram boys' own testimony on the case; and encouraging public support for the family's exoneration.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948

International Workers Order

Ingram Children's Education and Welfare Fund brochure

New York (N.Y.) - Outlining the story of death-sentenced Rosa Lee Ingram and sons, and establishing the Fund's founding goals, "to make an education possible for [two of her sons] Charles and James -- an education that should have been their by right"; and seeking contributions to the cause.

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

1951 Feb. 10

International Workers Order

Call to an emergency conference

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Rockwell Kent, President; on the eve of its mandated disbandment, describing and inviting recipients to a February 10 "emergency conference against the liquidation of a people's organization" and noting the circumstances motivating and necessitating said event.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Nov. 6

International Workers Order

Letter from International Workers Order to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Jerry Trauber, Executive Secretary; inviting him to address a November 16 mass meeting on the I.W.O. case, one "tremendously important not only to mobilize our members in defense of their interests, but also to sound a warning to America."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Jan.

International Workers Order

International bulletin on liquidation proceedings against the International Workers Order

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the facts surrounding the New York Supreme Court's order for the Union's liquidation; developing the "IWO's analysis of the issues"; and outlining "next steps against the order."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Nov. 12

International Workers Order

Letter from International Workers Order to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Jerry Trauber, Executive Secretary; confirming the logistical aspects of his address at the Order's mass meeting on the 16th.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Jan. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to International Workers Order

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Peter Shipka; regretting that "necessary dental work" prevents him from attending the meeting on the future of the Order (described in mums312-b137-i087, i088), but extending his "every sympathy."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers