113 results found for: subject:"Civil rights movement--United States"

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1948

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

Notes on civil rights in North America

United States - Listing topics and subjects related to civil rights in North America. Second page contains an address.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1962 Sept. 28

Albany Movement (Albany, Ga.)

Letter from Albany Movement (Albany, Ga.) to W. E. B. Du Bois

Albany (Ga.) - Requesting Du Bois's "ideas and suggestions" to help the "massive battle against segregation".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Mar. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Lasker Smith

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to a previous letter; explaining that he was in accord with the assembly, but that he was trying to present the concept that it is not enough to ask for civil rights, that people must also unite with groups and individuals working for peace and economic reconstruction of the world.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Dec. 28

Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)

Memo on the case of James Zarichney

New York (N.Y.) - Outlining the cause and current status of James Zarichney's expulsion from Michigan State College.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Dec. 16

Civil Rights Congress of Michigan

Telegram from Civil Rights Congress of Michigan to W. E. B. Du Bois

Detroit (Mich.) - Sent by Jack Raskin, Executive Secretary; anxiously awaiting a reply to his recent invitation (mums312-b117-i359) and bidding he wire collect as soon as he can.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Dec. 24

Legislative Assembly and Rally for Civil Rights (1949: Washington, D.C.) . Organizing Committee

Circular letter from Legislative Assembly and Rally for Civil Rights Organizing Committee

Washington (D.C.) - Calling for participants in an assembly and a rally for Civil Rights to be held on February 11th and 12th, 1949. Signed by J. Finley Wilson, W. E. B. Du Bois, Benjamin F. Mays, William H. Jernagin, O. Ward Nichols, John Wesley Dobbs, and William H. Borders.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Dec. 28

Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)

Letter from Civil Rights Congress to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Marcia Freedman, Student Director; describing enclosing a memorandum "giving full details of the expulsion of James Zarichny from Michigan State College; deeming it "the most serious violation of civil liberties on the campus since the war"; and requesting an appointment with him (Du Bois) to determine "what contribution you personally can make" towards related efforts.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Dec. 2

Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)

Civil rights week- fight for the Bill of Rights

New York (N.Y.) - Providing activities that all local and state Civil Rights Congress' should partake in during civil rights week.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Dec. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Civil Rights Congress of Michigan

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Jack Raskin; agreeing to speak at the Council's January 12, 1949 function (see mums312-b117-i359 for description), for a total of 20-30 minutes, and collecting a $250 fee, "out of which I will pay all my expenses."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Mar. 28

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Mamaroneck Branch

Postcard from NAACP Mamaroneck Branch to Hugh H. Smythe

Mamroneck (N.Y.) - Announcing their forum, "The Legal Fight for Civil Rights."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers