17 results found for: subject:"Indigenous peoples--South Africa"

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Memo on the native aboriginal population of South West Africa [fragment]

South Africa - Concerning the annexation of territory inhabited by the indigenous population of South West Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Nov. 29

Severinghaus, Whitman J.

Memorandum from Whitman J. Severinghaus to Walter S. Rogers

Transvaal (South Africa) - Retelling a series of anecdotes purportedly to describe and substantiate "the Native problem of South Africa."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Aug. 27

Warner, Olive

Letter from Olive Warner to Editor of the Crisis

Transvaal (South Africa) - Congratulating him on the January issue; enclosing under separate cover some literature on the South African government and civilian welfare, and requesting a "Crisis" subscription in exchange for the regular dispatch of these and like papers.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1910 Feb. 25

Hoggan, Frances

Letter from Frances Hoggan to W. E. B. Du Bois

South Africa - Reminding Du Bois she is still in South Africa and describing some of her experiences on her trip as well as her observations of the native population. She also apologizes that she will not be able to come to Atlanta for his Council.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 May 19

Kamnga, Edward N.S.

Letter from Edward N. S. Kamnga to W. E. B. Du Bois

South Africa - Concerning South Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 May 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the Reverend E. Mdolomba

New York (N.Y.) - Suggesting "the organization and regular meetings of the natives" as the only probable solution to the "South African situation" -- "only in this way can you accomplish your freedom" -- encouraging him to "speak out frankly and fearlessly" and spread news of the situation to "the newspapers of England, America, and the Continent"; generally encouraging his efforts, and ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Nov. 19

Holtby, Winifred, 1898-1935

Letter from Winifred Holtby to Oswald Garrison Villard

London (England) - Recounting, at length, the plight of the "unlicensed economic exploitation" of South African natives and the foiled, or financially insufficient, efforts of trade unions and individuals to resolve the "crisis"; and asking if there is "any agency in the States sufficiently sympathetic to the Negro position to want to help."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Nov. 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Major Roberts

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to him at the Chicago Defender; describing and explaining the reasons behind the Union of South Africa's unfitness to rule and past abominations; suggesting that the proposed annexation "is a blow in the face of the ideals for colonies laid down in the Charter of the United Nations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Oct. 30

Buchanan, Douglas M. (Douglas Mudie)

Letter from Douglas M. Buchanan to Channing Tobias

Cape Town (South Africa) - Describing the extent of voter disenfranchisement evidenced in recent South West African elections; deeming the country's rejection of safeguards furnished in United Nations Charter "somewhat disturbing"; and condemning the international organization's apparent "abandon[ment of] all sense of responsibility on their part" in light of the situation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Nov. 25

Bellegarde, Dantés, 1877-1966

Letter from Dantés Bellegarde to W. E. B. Du Bois

Port-au-Prince (Haiti) - Fragment of his response to Du Bois's recent query (mums312-b109-i231), regretting he hasn't the copy of the 1922 speech therein referenced; describing conditions in colonial South Africa and noting how he came to find out about the "brutal oppression" there exercised.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers