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1905

Niagara Movement (Organization)

Report on the Committee on Organization of the Niagara Movement

United States - Draft document concerning the establishment of local branches of the Niagara Movement and the relationship to the national office, the hiring of a national organizer, establishment of an executive committee, and an "organ" for the movement.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1906 Jan. 31

Niagara Movement (Organization)

Certificate of incorporation of the Niagara Movement

Washington (D.C.) - Certificate of incorporation. Includes Niagara Movement principles and objectives. Notarized by James F. Bundy, notary public for the District of Columbia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1907 Apr. 5

Crawford, George W. (George Williamson), b. 1877

Niagara Movement Department of Civil Rights, department letter no. 1

New Haven (Conn.) - Seeking the assistance of members of the Niagara Movement in forwarding four lines of work: securing the enactment of an effective Civil Rights Bill in each of the Northern States; the organization in each of the Northern States of some sort of machine, like the Constitutional League, to be composed mainly of persons not members of the Movement; to improve traveling accommodations on local carriers in... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 Apr. 12

Sentongo, Z. K.

Letter from Z. K. Sentongo to W. E. B. Du Bois

Nairobi (Kenya) - Concerning a request for financial assistance to help keep in circulation the Sekanyola, a newspaper published in Uganda, Kenya, and German East Africa. The letter also discusses the influence of the Crisis and African American movements for freedom in the United States in the respective region of Africa. (For Du Bois response see mums312-b167-i077).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 June 25

Goldsmith, Winslow Eleanor

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

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning the establishment of an interracial discussion group on the campus of the University of Chicago.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Oct.

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

Chicago

Chicago - Typed draft of article published in the Crisis, concerning the civil rights movement in Chicago.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930

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

Liberals, radicals and the Negro

United States - A draft of an article concerning the political agendas of liberal and radical movements and their relationship to African American civil rights movements.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930

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

Liberals, radicals and the Negro

United States - A draft of an article concerning the political agendas of liberal and radical movements and their relationship to African American civil rights movements.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940

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

The struggle of black folk for civil rights in the United States

United States - Typed draft of unpublished article exploring the history behind the struggle for civil rights.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 May 9

Muste, A. J. (Abraham John), 1885-1967

Letter from A. J. Muste to Caleb Foote

New York (N.Y.) - Regrets Caleb cannot come to the FOR Council meeting. Discussion of the situation at the Lapine Civilian Public Service Camp: assignment of jobs to radicals; physical sabotage. Men at Lewisburg: "The spirit of bitterness will not produce the fruits of truth any more than it will produce the fruits of peace." Conscription and trying to make it work; super-cooperators, non-cooperators. W... more

Caleb Foote Papers