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1944 Nov. 13

Commission to Study the Organization of Peace

Letter from Commission to Study the Organization of Peace to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Margaret Olson; enclosing various printed materials regarding the Commission's stance towards "colonies in the post-war world," as per his request.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Mar. 2

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Roy Wilkins

New York (N.Y.) - Reporting on his experience at the February 28 Bretton Woods proposals meeting in Washington, D.C., and succinctly summarizing the answer to the principal question he posed thereat, concerning the Proposals' mention of colonial peoples. (See mums312-b107-i213 for presumable question.)

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Oct. 4

United States . Dept. of State

Letter from United States Department of State to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Under-secretary; expressing the Department's "deep appreciation" of the subjects broached in his recent memorandum (mums312-b103-i410) and citing two statements made by the Secretary of State with respect thereto.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Apr. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Tracy Phillips

Atlanta (Ga.) - Soliciting from him a brief statement on the British people's "regard" and attitude towards "their colored subjects in Africa and Asia."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Oct. 7

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing recent correspondence from the President and Secretary of State regarding post-war colonial policy, and seeking Du Bois's advice on "what publicity, or rather what angle of publicity," the Association ought to give it.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1943 Jan. 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Foreign Affairs

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Hamilton Fish Armstrong; complaining of "periodical alarm at the treatment of Africa in current thought" and proposing to write for the magazine an article "emphasizing the fact that modern capitalism rose as one of the results of the African slave trade."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Aug. 1

Non-European Unity Committee

Declaration to the Nations of the World

Capetown (South Africa) - Asserting the rights of the "8 million Non-Europeans" living in South Africa; distinguishing the Hitler regime "from all the tyrannies of the past" and comparing the Nazi and Herrenvolk ideologies; and demanding that the plaguing latter "be eradicated in South Africa, that there shall be an end to this system whereby the rights of the people are trampled underfoot by a ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Oct. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Norman Manley

New York (N.Y.) - Describing a project aimed at communicating to world leaders the conditions of "the various colonies in the world... inhabited by people of African descent" and seeking his cooperation therewith.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Sept. 12

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter White to Franklin D. Roosevelt

New York (N.Y.) - At the advisement of the Association's Board of Directors, urging him to promote the return of certain territories affected by the World War to their native peoples, thwart the "coldblooded" attempts of "white colonial powers" to repossess them, and establish sound and enforceable policy at the Quebec Conference against the continued exploitation of "India, China, Abys... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Mar. 12

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

NAACP resolution

New York (N.Y.) - Proposing a series of steps "to make war at once unlikely and unprofitable" in future, featuring the assertion of racial equality worldwide, international recognition of colonies and political autonomy thereof, and a series of civil and legal rights for citizens of said occupied territories, among other provisions. Somewhat extended version of mums312-b107-i103.... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers