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1943 Mar. 11

Organizing Committee for an International Conference on Africa

Circular letter from Organizing Committee for an International Conference on Africa to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Anson Phelps Stokes; listing and briefly describing prospective delegates at the upcoming "African Conference" in Washington and gladly conveying the degree of interest evidenced therein.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Nov. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anson Phelps Stokes

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a conference on Africa held in Hartford, Connecticut.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Jan. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Howard University

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to President Mordecai W. Johnson; seeking his participation in a forthcoming "conference of Africa"; listing various desirable participants; and outlining the scope and goals of the prospective event.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Apr.

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 6, number 4

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing issues pertaining to colonized Africa including: a meeting of the United Nations Trusteeship Council, a speech by Senator H. M. Basner on South Africa, an editorial condemning United States foreign policy, a review of W. E. B. Du Bois's "The World and Africa" by E. Franklin Frazier, the Conference of Communist Parties of the British Empire.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Nov. 30

Foreign Missions Conference of North America . Committee of Reference and Counsel

Letter from Foreign Missions Conference of North America to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning recent conference on missionary work in Africa held in Hartford, Connecticut, list of participants, and topics discussed. Signed by Fennell P. Turner.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Mar. 31

Council on African Affairs

Letter from Council on African Affairs to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Paul Robeson; inviting him to participate in the upcoming conference on "Africa -- New Perspectives."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1943 Feb. 25

Organizing Committee for an International Conference on Africa

Circular letter from Organizing Committee for an International Conference on Africa to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Anson Phelps Stokes; inviting him to an upcoming conference at the Brookings Institution on the organization of an "African Institute"; briefly describing the origins of the plans and noting other prospective attendees; and outlining the principal points of interest and questions to be answered at the event.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Aug. 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ras Jovanne Ben-Samu

New York (N.Y.) - Concerns African diaspora, aims of Pan-African Congresses, relation of African Americans and non-American black people to Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Jan. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. H. Oldham

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the need for Black leadership, Black participation in discussions of Africa, and discussions with a broad range of African Americans to gain an understanding of race relations in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1962 Dec. 12

Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003

Letter from Herbert Aptheker to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Conveying some ideas to be expressed at the Encyclopedia Africana conference to be held December 18; suggestions include emphasizing the development of capitalism in Europe and its effect on Africa and the impact of African culture, language, religion, though, science and economics on the Western Hemisphere. Written on the letterhead of Political Affairs.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers