44 results found for: subject:"South Africa--Politics and government"

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1952 Nov. 30

United Citizens' Committee for Solidarity with South African Resistance (New York, N.Y.)

Salute to South Africa

New York (N.Y.) - Calling the whole Harlem Community, and all "friends of African Freedom and American Democracy" to a November 30 salute to South Africa and describing some details of the event.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Sept. 15

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

Pan-Africa

South Africa - Published in People's Voice. This installment of Du Bois' column discusses the idea of liberalism in South Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Mar. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Charles T. Loram

Atlanta (Ga.) - Du Bois requests information on the "Hertzog series of native laws in South Africa," voters in Cape Colony now must be white, or whether colored and native voters have been disfranchised.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Nov. 21

African National Congress

Circular letter from African National Congress to W. E. B. Du Bois

Budapest (Hungary) - Signed A. M. Kathrada for W. M. Sisulu, Secretary-General; describing in depth the political climate in South Africa and iniviting him to a December 16 conference to address the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Nov. 4

Severinghaus, Whitman J.

Memorandum from Whitman J. Severinghaus to Walter S. Rogers

Transvaal (South Africa) - Describing at length the issue of "paramountcy" in the Union of South Africa; remarking on the changing state of African affairs and the character of the current British mandate; outlining the "necessary and strong" "paramountcy of European interests" friction with Native interests; recounting and analyzing recent changes in policy; and citing from numerous government a... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Aug. 16

Severinghaus, Whitman J.

Memorandum from Whitman J. Severinghaus to Walter S. Rogers

Transvaal (South Africa) - Describing at length and with facts and figures the current "internal financial position" of the Union of South Africa; providing the details of its economy, demographics, and gross product; detailing elements of its social, economic, and political policies; and citing from its finance minister's statements.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921

Labour party's manifesto clipping

South Africa - Warns against South African "anti-labour parties and their Press."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 Jan.

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

As the crow flies

South Africa - Printed in New York Amsterdam News. This installment of Du Bois' column briefly concerning the question: "Why doesn't England raise the wages of South African Natives?"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Oct. 25

Severinghaus, Whitman J.

Memorandum from Whitman J. Severinghaus to Walter S. Rogers

Transvaal (South Africa) - Describing the origins of the current situation in the Union of South Africa and noting mounting international pressure on the region; describing its size, demographic makeup, climate, land quality, languages spoken, British population, political system and structure; and recounting statistics related to industrial production resulting from these and other elements.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Apr. 20

Loram, C. T. (Charles Templeman), 1879-1940

Letter from C. T. Loram to W. E. B. Du Bois

New Haven (Conn.) - Loram explains the representation of natives in the Union of South Africa. "Inasmuch as South Africa is committed to a policy of segregation, something can be said for bringing the franchise system into harmony with that policy. On the other hand I did oppose and still oppose the new system on the grounds that: (a) segregation is impossible and undesirable. (b) representation i... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers