8 results found for: subject:"Constitutional law--United States"

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1933 Jan. 23

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Expresses appreciation and admiration for opinion in the case of Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. William Brown.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Jan. 24

Maxey, George

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

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Expresses gratitude for Du Bois's admiring letter concerning Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. William Brown: "It is always gratifying to me to be able to assist in undoing an injustice." Written on letterhead of Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Judges' Chambers.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 July 27

Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970

Letter from Dr. Alphaeus Hunton to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Mentions the Memorandum sent by the Council on African Affairs to the United Nations Commission on the Racial Situation in the Union of South Africa; asks W. E. B. Du Bois to testify on behalf of the council.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Oct. 2

Council on African Affairs

Circular letter from the Council on African Affairs

New York (N.Y.) - Describes the legal actions the Council has taken in their defense and against the Attorney General's order; asking friends of the council to attend a conference to fight the Mccarran law prosecutions and McCarthyism.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Apr. 20

United States . Attorney-General

Petition against Council on African American Affairs

United States - The U.S. attorney general believes the Council on African Affairs to be a communist-front organization; lists reasons as to why they are considered communists; requiring the council to register as communist.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 May 19

Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970

Letter from Dr. Alphaeus Hunton to James T. Wright

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the petition against the Council on African Affairs; reviews generally agreed upon motions in defense of the council; asking James to work on evidence and defense of the motions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 June 18

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

Letter from Council on African Affairs

New York (N.Y.) - Template letter addressed to Mr. X regarding the petition against the Council on African Affairs; asking for help in defending the right of the organization exist and do work; asking for support and monetary donations for legal fees.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Apr. 24

Council on African Affairs

In response to the petition against the Council on African Affairs

New York (N.Y.) - Immediate news release given by Paul Robeson, chairman of Council on African Affairs; vehemently against the McCarran Act; commenting on the job of the council and regards the petition against the council as an attack meant to frighten those Americans who are critical of the U.S. policies in Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers