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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. 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 Dec.

Freedom House (U.S.)

Freedom house newsletter

New York (N.Y.) - Containing news about the National Citizens' Council on Civil Rights and the presidential speech given by Robert P. Patterson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1962 July 27

Leaks, Sylvester

Letter from Sylvester Leaks to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Informing Du Bois of the latest happenings among the Civil Rights Movements in America including: splits among the SCLC, SNCC and CORE, the growing influence of Muslims, and the conversion of Atlanta University math professor Lennie Cross to Islam.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Dec. 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to New Times and Ethiopia News

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to a previous letter; mentioning that he is sending an article he recently wrote on the status of the "Negro" voter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956

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

The new Negro liberation movements

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech discussing problems of colonization, and civil rights movements in Africa, the West Indies, and the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1964 Apr. 18

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Martin Luther King, Jr., addressing the audience at a rally at the Fieldston School

New York (N.Y.) - From a series of images pulled by Peter Simon for publication.

Peter Simon Collection