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1938 Mar. 11

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

Letter from Mary White Ovington to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Ovington has been reading Du Bois's "Seven decades" and asks him to send a copy to the Great Barrington library, who have already bought ("of their own initiative") "Black Reconstruction. "I wish I had any hope that a minority group can achievement its economic place in a nation against the wish of the majority but since the Nazis attitude to the German Jews, exiling E... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 July 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Du Bois Williams

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that he believes that her trip to Europe and being at the World Student Congress will be a great opportunity, and providing her with some background on the division of the United States and Russia and Communism in general.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 June

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

Colored editors on communism

Typed draft of article published in the Crisis discussing "colored" peoples' thoughts on communism.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Jan. 15

Wilkerson, Doxey Alphonso, 1905-1993

Letter from Doxey A. Wilkerson to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining that he is sending Du Bois a copy of V. J. Jerome's book, "Culture in a Changing World- A Marxist Approach," compliments of the author and publisher.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Nov. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George W. Cook

Atlanta (Ga.) - Thanking him for his letter of July 22 (mums312-b085-i022) but declining its offer to start up any sort of pamphlet circulation enterprise, and briefly commenting on the efforts and agenda of the Communist party.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Mar. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mary White Ovington

Atlanta (Ga.) - Du Bois has sent a copy of "Seven decades" to the library in Great Barrington. "A minority group can and must achieve an economic place as the price of its survival and this achievement may not necessarily be against the wish of the majority... Communism is the hope of us all but not the dogmatic Marxian program with war and murder in the forefront. Economic communism... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1943

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

Unidentified speech fragment on communism

Welcoming the support of communists, as they have similar wants "justice, decent wages, education."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Aug. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the Communist League of Struggle

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Vera Buch; with regard to his attitude toward Communism, snippily referring her to the September issue of "The Crisis": "If there is anything there to argue about further, I should be glad to know what it is."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1959 Oct. 25

Jerome, Fred

Letter from Fred Jerome to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Jerome discusses Marxism in the United States; Invites Du Bois to speak at City College for the Marxist Club, the only type of club in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Jan. 5

New York Times Company

U. S. held lagging in Africa Effort

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the spread of communism in Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers