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1915 Oct. 15

United States . Dept. of State

Letter from United States Dept. of State to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Responding to Asberry, Field Agent for the NAACP in Tacoma, in regards to the political environment in Haiti and her request for a statement from the department.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Mar. 11

DeWendt, B. V.

Letter from B. V. DeWendt to NAACP

Port-au-Prince (Haiti) - Concerning increased trade between African Americans and non-white Haitians.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Statement from the NAACP on Haiti

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Black representation on a Presidential Committee set to investigate conditions in Haiti.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Statement from the NAACP on recognition

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the growing influence of the NAACP.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 July

Resolutions of the Twenty-First Annual Conference of the N.A.A.C.P.

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding the deeply felt impact of the Depression on the "American Negro..and the grandchildren of slaves" and calling for direct action in response thereto; recounting some triumphs of the Association and remarking on the current state of lynching, segregation, and other manifestations of racial discrimination; describing current conditions in Haiti, and briefly descr... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Aug. 27

Pickens, William, 1881-1954

Letter from William Pickens to Henry Stimson

Havana (Cuba) - Regarding discrimination against "Negro citizens of the United States" who wish to visit Cuba on holiday; citing troubling examples of said discrimination, one involving poet Langston Hughes and other prominent figures; regretting its impact on "the colored people of Cuba" and calling for action to be taken "in helping to destroy it."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Dec. 10

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing that the Board meeting on Monday appointed him to "a committee of five to draft a resolution... expressing the sympathy of the N.A.A.C.P. for Cuba in its present struggle," along with Mr. Walling, James Weldon Johnson, Arthur Spingarn, and himself.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Dec. 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William English Walling

New York (N.Y.) - Regretting that "for reasons which I shall talk to you about later," he will not be in attendance at the upcoming Committee meeting, and affirming his enthusiasm for supporting its primary agenda, "going on record concerning Cuba."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Dec. 19

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

Tentative statement on the N.A.A.C.P.'s Position on Cuba

New York (N.Y.) - Succinctly expressing the N.A.A.C.P. Board of Directors' sympathy with the political status and strife of Cuba, and solidarity with said country's struggle to found "a free popular government... uncoerced by domestic tyranny or by foreign interferences."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Dec. 22

Walling, William English, 1877-1936

Letter from William English Walling to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing a resolution drafted on the political situation in Cuba and the N.A.A.C.P.'s official stance thereon, and requesting that Du Bois "improve the language" thereof, "especially if it can be made stronger."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers