4 results found for: name:"Leers, Johann von, 1902-1965"

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1955 May 31

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Johann von Leers

New York (N.Y.) - Sending him and hoping he enjoys "Color and Democracy" and "In Battle for Peace"; describing his experience in Germany and his "great respect and affection for the German people"; noting he disagrees with Leers "with regard to the Jews, and hope you may live to change your opinions."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Mar. 10

Leers, Johann von, 1902-1965

Letter from Johann von Leers to unidentified correspondent

Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Expressing his admiration for W. E. B. Du Bois's "history of Africa written by Africans" and seeking the author's address; empathizing with the letter-writer's feelings suffering and embitterment; anticipating that the "discrimination against Negroes will dwindle away" in the U.S.; wishing "the Negro people all good" from the German perspective; suggesting that his nati... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 July 1

Leers, Johann von, 1902-1965

Letter from Johann von Leers to W. E. B. Du Bois

Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Thanking him for the copies of "Color and Democracy" and "In Battle for Peace" and pledging to study them and write an article about them; and noting that "great catastrophes make a man understand better the position of those who are already longer time 'in the mint' of destiny."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 June 8

Leers, Johann von, 1902-1965

Letter from Johann von Leers to W. E. B. Du Bois

Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Thanking him for his letter (mums312-b144-i265) and thanking him for his books; describing his take on German colonialism "and its effects on the African peoples"; commenting on social relations in that nation; noting his fight against the Jews and describing that people's efforts "to bring war on Germany, to force Germany down and bring out country again under their he... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers