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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. 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. 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

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 Dec. 14

Civil Rights Congress of Michigan

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

Detroit (Mich.) - Signed Jack Raskin, Executive Secretary; describing the agenda, objectives, and logistical details of the Congress's January 12, 1949 function in Detroit; hoping he can attend; and offering to pay him an honorarium and reimburse related expenses. Verso indicates, in Du Bois's hand, willingness to deliver a 20-30 minute talk on the occasion, for a fee of $250 (see mums31... more

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

1946 Aug. 26

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

The winds of time

Chicago (Ill.) - From Du Bois's Chicago Defender column. Concerning the paradoxes of being American and African American, supporting one's country and challenging one's country, hope and despair.

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