2101 results found for: subject:"World War, 1939-1945"

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1942 Mar. 26

Hurley, Gene

Letter from Gene Hurley to W. E. B. Du bois

New York (N.Y.) - Asking Du Bois for a statement on "what each individual can do to help the war effort."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 May 3

Chicago Defender

Telegram from Chicago Defender to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Asking Du Bois to write fifty words on the victory in Europe for the Chicago Defender's special V E Day edition. Second page contains handwritten notes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 May 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Chicago Defender

San Francisco (Calif.) - Providing his opinion on the victory over Germany for the special V E Day edition of the "Chicago Defender."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 Oct. 27

Du Bois, Nina

Letter from Nina Du Bois to W. E. B. Du Bois

Baltimore (Md.) - Describing the difficulty in cutting food expenses to $60 per month; explains the high food price due to the war and hopes that "it will be better when they start the rationing." Notes that she "can't get coffee for love or money."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Nov. 12

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

Letter from Women's International League for Peace and Freedom to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Explaining that although many people and groups have changed their policies during the war, their group still has the same agenda against war and for methods of peaceful change, and asking if they may still list his name as a member of their organization.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Aug. 3

Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964

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

Westminster (Md.) - Acknowledging receipt of his latest book; refraining from sharing her thoughts thereon before she is finished with it; commenting on the destruction rendered by the U.S. Army in the Second World War, and deeming the country's "thumbs-downism" as "the most horrible thing which has happened in this war"; remarking on the role of colonialism in its onset; and anxiously see... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 May 3

Chicago Defender

Telegram from Chicago Defender to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Asking Du Bois to rush his column for the Chicago Defender's special V E Day edition. Second page contains handwritten notes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 May 11

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Workshop for Cultural Democracy

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that they received the recent letter with the enclosed leaflet, "Fact Sheet on Genocide," and that they would like to distribute more copies of the leaflet. Second page contains letter from the World Federation of United Nations Associations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958

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

Outline of world war II and thereafter

Time line of events leading up to and following World War II.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Apr. 16

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

The winds of time

From Du Bois's Chicago Defender column. Discussing World War II and the French and American Army.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers