Gallery view

1943 Aug. 19

Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964

Letter from Anna Melissa Graves to W. E. B. Du Bois

Westminster (Md.) - Commenting on his thoughts on Edwin W. Smith and her "thesis that missionaries are really... only 'civil servants' of the Imperial governments"; relaying other criticisms of the British government, and her own passport troubles with the U.S.; describing her impressions of James Emman Kwegyir Aggrey and his thesis on "Britain in Africa."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1959 Nov. 20

Murphy, George B., 1906-1986

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

Washington (D.C.) - Murphy sends Du Bois a copy of the Story of the Negro Retold by Carter G. Woodson, revised by Charles Wesley; Murphy thanks Du Bois for his contribution, but warns him not to be too generous and heatedly mentions American imperialists.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Feb. 18

League Against Imperialism

Circular letter from The League Against Imperialism and for National Independence to W. E. B. Du Bois

Berlin (Germany) - Concerning an invitation to the Second World Congress of the League. Includes list of speakers.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Aug. 8

Committee of 48 (U.S.) . National Bureau of Information and Education

Letter from the Committee of 48 (U.S.), National Bureau of Information and Education to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning efforts to enact legislation in Congress against United States imperialism.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Jan. 21

Peoples' World Constituent Assembly (Geneva, Switzerland)

Circular letter from People’s World Constituent Assembly to W. E. B. Du Bois

Geneva (Switzerland) - Declaring the organization's support of Senator Langer, "a universal minded anti-imperialist leader," and noting all of Europe's support of him; and deeming all signers of the petition founders of the "Universal People" party, whose principal aim is "to suppress all wars by the suppression of all imperialism."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Nov. 10

League of Oppressed Peoples

Letter from League of Oppressed Peoples to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois becoming a sponsor of the group, established to oppose United States imperialism and other potential members.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Nov. 3

League of Oppressed Peoples

Letter from League of Oppressed Peoples to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois becoming a sponsor of the group, established to oppose United States imperialism.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Nov. 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to League of Oppressed Peoples

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois becoming a sponsor of the group, established to oppose United States imperialism.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Aug. 30

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Y. K. Dimmock

New York (N.Y.) - Gladly agreeing to send a photograph, as per his request (mums312-b073-i379), and asking him to "write me confidentially as to the reaction of the natives of Uganda to the Italian-Ethiopian principles."

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1935 Oct. 15

Dimmock, Y. K.

Letter from Y. K. Dimmock to W. E. B. Du Bois

Kampala (Uganda) - Thanking him for his acquiescent letter (mums312-b073-i380) and heeding its request for an account of the Ugandan natives' attitude towards Ethiopian-Italian principles: "the belief prevailing among the natives is that the international treaties are mere scraps of papers which one nation can violate without regard to the interests of the other."

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