32 results found for: name:"Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962"

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1946 May 2

United Nations . Commission on Human Rights

Letter from Commission on Human Rights to Eleanor Roosevelt

New York (N.Y.) - Signed by Roger N. Baldwin, Clark M. Eichelberger, John R. Ellingston, Thomas K. Finletter, Dorothy Kenyon, Robert MacIver, and Alexander Pekelis, in representation of their respective "American organizations committed to the general principles underlying the work of the Commission"; suggesting the convening of public hearings; recommending the founding of diverse subco... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Dec. 27

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

Invitation from Eleanor Roosevelt to Caleb Foote

Washington (D.C.) - Invitation to a small dance at the White House, marked "accepted."

Caleb Foote Papers

1945 Dec. 28

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Letter from NAACP to Eleanor Roosevelt

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Walter White, Secretary; appending his recent letter (mums312-b107-i364) with some additional ideas just received from Mary McLeod Bethune suggesting four more issues and claims Roosevelt might take up at the impending United Nations Conference on behalf of "American Negroes."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Dec. 28

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Letter from NAACP to Eleanor Roosevelt

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Walter White, Secretary; on behalf of himself, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Mary McLeod Bethune, suggesting a series of nine political, social, and global matters for her to take up at the impending United Nations Conference, in order to voice and promote "the desires of American Negroes."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Mar. 9

Eleanor Roosevelt (left) greeted by John Gillespie as she exits her car for her Distinguished Visitors Program appearance: Bartlett Hall in background

Amherst (Mass.) - From a series of images documenting Eleanor Roosevelt's visit to the University of Massachusetts. Roosevelt was the first person brought to campus under the Distinguished Visitors Program, although earlier in the year, Aaron Copland had been jointly sponsored by the DVP and Fine Arts Festival. She spoke in the Student Union Ballroom on US foreign policy and met informal... more

University of Massachusetts Amherst Photo Negative Collection

1946 July 22

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

Letter from Eleanor Roosevelt to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Recommending that he send his plea (mums312-b111-i115) to U.N. Secretary-General Trygve Lie "for his opinion" and clarifying her role and rank in the international organization.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 May 20

Banning, Mary Culkin

Letter from Mary Culkin Banning to W. E. B. Du Bois

Duluth (Minn.) - Mentioning that in June, publication will begin in "McCalls" magazine of the autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt, and that she hopes that Du Bois will recommend the autobiography to his organization and to his friends.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 July 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Eleanor Roosevelt

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing a draft of his circular letter appealing to various organizations for support of the Pan African Congress's petition to the United Nations (mums312-b111-i115) and seeking her feedback thereon; "I shall appreciate any word that you can send me."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Mar. 9

Eleanor Roosevelt (left) greeted by John Gillespie, Gail Osbaldeston ('61), Donald Croteau ('61), and unidentified man, during Roosevelt's Distinguished Visitors Program appearance

Amherst (Mass.) - From a series of images documenting Eleanor Roosevelt's visit to the University of Massachusetts. Roosevelt was the first person brought to campus under the Distinguished Visitors Program, although earlier in the year, Aaron Copland had been jointly sponsored by the DVP and Fine Arts Festival. She spoke in the Student Union Ballroom on US foreign policy and met informal... more

University of Massachusetts Amherst Photo Negative Collection