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

1974 Jan. 28

Iriye, Akira

Letter from Akira Iriye to Harvey Wasserman

Responding to Wasserman's earlier letter, and discussing his supervison of Wasserman's field paper as a part of the degree requirements for his Masters of Arts. Iriye comments that Wasserman's idea of examining imperial thought from 1895 to 1917 is too broad, and suggests a more narrow topic with opportunities for new research and thinking. Written on University of Chicago Department o... more

Harvey Wasserman 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

1961 May 5

Chase, Homer B.

Letter from Homer B. and Rachel Chase to L'Humanité

Washington (D.C.) - Identifying themselves as veterans, Communists, and the parents of 4 children; describing President Kennedy's policies in Cuba and threats to world peace; and appealing to the editor to "help the noble struggle for peace and self-determination" by helping to keep Kennedy off French soil.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers