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1933 July 2

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

NAACP resolution adopted by the 24th. annual conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Chicago (Ill.) - Resolution entitled "The Negro's Economic Status" listing a series of demands to ensure racial justice, adopted at the NAACP Annual Conference in Chicago: calling for a limit on profits of private business; the appointment of "qualified Negroes" to the Labor Advisory Board; the independence of the Industrial Recovery and Public Works Act from the American Federation of ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 June 8

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

NAACP press release: Roosevelt Asked to Repudiate Firestone Backing in Liberia

Washington (D.C.) - Relaying the contents of the NAACP's telegram to President Roosevelt, bidding he publicly and unambiguously deny the United States' support of the Firestone Rubber Company in Liberia or nefarious involvement in said country's political status.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Oct. 11

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Board of Directors

Draft of letter from NAACP Board of Directors to Secretary of State

New York (N.Y.) - Stating the N.A.A.C.P.'s position on U.S. involvement in Liberia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 June 3

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

NAACP press release: Pecora Asked to Investigate 'Forced' Loans to Haiti and Liberia

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding relations between the NAACP and Ferdinand Pecora of the Senate Committee concerning the Haitian loan, deemed (by White) "one of the most flagrant tie-ups in history"; citing extensively from said correspondence; and bidding both situations be properly and exhaustively looked into. Signed Walter White, Secretary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 July 20

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter White to A. W. Hunton

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing "self-explanatory" copies of the NAACP's press releases and telegrams to President Roosevelt concerning the Liberian situation; describing the "swamped" situation of the Association's offices and affairs; and affirming that he has forwarded to W. E. B. Du Bois Dorothy Detzer's letter to Anna Graves.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 June 7

Stone, William T.

Letter from William T. Stone to Walter White

Washington (D.C.) - Regarding the dispute between Firestone and Liberia; reporting on correspondence with Lord Cecil and Dorothy Detzer; and requesting that he send another piece on Liberia for publication in D. C. newspapers.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 June 7

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Citing from recent correspondence re Liberia with Dorothy Detzer of the Women's International League, Lord Cecil and General Winship, and the State Dept., and strongly urging recipients to send similar cables to said individuals, as well as President Roosevelt, backing the NAACP's position, and inciting corrective action.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 July 19

Hunton, Addie W., b. 1866

Letter from A. W. Hunton to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting White's opinion "on the matter of an American Financial Advisor for Liberia" and enclosing a copy of Dorothy Detzer's "interview and actions."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 June 28

Grimes, Louis Arthur, 1883-

Letter from L. A. Grimes to Anna Graves

London (England) - Summarizing, and lamenting, the essence of Theodorus Ligthart's report on Liberia and the general apathy theretowards exhibited by various entities and individuals; describing recent dealings with Mr. Firestone, Dr. MacKenzie, Mrs. Stracney, Mr. Buell, and a host of other players; wondering "what will become of us," "with the League against us, and the American Governm... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Aug. 26

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

Letter from Women's International League for Peace and Freedom to Walter White

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Dorothy Detzer, Executive Secretary; enclosing recent correspondence from Anna Graves and the Council of Churches; conveying her plans to visit New York in September; relaying that she has wired L.A. Grimes the message "Don't yield," and bidding the NAACP do the same; and describing recent dealings with Moffat.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers