137 results found for: subject:"Colonies (International law)"

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1948 Oct.

Pan-African Federation

List of Pan African Federation reply requests

Manchester (England) - Listing the names of individuals and organizations that the Pan African Federation asked for responses by cable concerning their opinions of speeches made by Grantly Adams, British Delegate.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Apr. 21

United Somali Party

Circular letter from United Somali Party to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cardiff (Wales) - Describing the current state and social conditions in Somalia and requesting foreign ministers to return said territory to its natives; entrust its administration to the United Nations; keep the territory whole and undivided; and designate official representatives to speak on its citizens' behalf.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Oct.

Pan-African Federation

Transcripts of cabled replies received by the Pan African Federation

Manchester (England) - Transcripts of cables received by certain organizations (see: mums312-b121-i220) concerning their opinions of speeches made by Granly Adams, British Delegate.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Nov. 22

Council on African Affairs

Press release from Council on African Affairs

New York (N.Y.) - Fragmented first page of release outlining the scope and impact of the recent United Nations' decisions on Libya, Somaliland, and Eritrea, and describing the remarks and reactions of various General Assembly delegates.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 July 9

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

The winds of time

From Du Bois's Chicago Defender column. Concerning a statement on race and colonies made at the meeting of the United Nations Organization in San Francisco.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Mar. 30

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Writers' War Board

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Rex Stout; in answer to his letter (mums312-b109-i015), relaying the NAACP's unfavorable attitude towards the Bretton Woods proposals on the basis of its total ignorance of the wellbeing of the "seven hundred and fifty million colonial peoples" of the world.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Mar. 12

Reply card from unidentified correspondent to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Authorizing Du Bois and the Initiating Committee to add recipients' names to its petition to President Truman and the U.S. U.N. delegation (mums312-b137-i056).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 June 27

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to President Harry Truman

New York (N.Y.) - On behalf of a host of petition signatories (see mums312-b137-i055 through i058), insisting that he reassess the "short-comings and failures of our government" with respect to questions of foreign policy "affecting African and other subject peoples."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Mar. 12

Initiating Sponsors of Petition to President Truman

A petition to the President of the United States and the United States Delegation to the United Nations

New York (N.Y.) - Urging recipients to swiftly modify their "indefensible" policies towards the "hundreds of millions of subject peoples in Africa"; complaining at length of various examples of disdainful government action and opinion thereon; and describing "the Negro people's... deep concern" with the nation's regard for human rights in the international arena. See mums312-b137-i275 for r... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept.

Pan African Congress

Petition from Pan African Congress to United Nations General Assembly

New York (N.Y.) - On behalf of "African Negroes and descendants" worldwide, alerting the assembly to the social and political conditions of colonized territories and requesting that the Organization welcome the participation of delegates appointed to represent the needs and demands of said lands. This copy signed by W. H. Jernagin, of the Fraternal Council of Negro Churches; copies sent ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers