Gallery view

1952 Apr. 24

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

The church and war and peace

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech given at the Baptist Ministers Conference in New York concerning the United States' tendency to encourage war; Du Bois notes the church's attitude toward women, slavery, popular education, universal suffrage, birth control, and peace; notes the importance of equality for women and discusses United States relations with Russia; urges pe... more

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1953 Mar. 26

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

Do we want peace with the Soviet Union

New York (N.Y.)N - This speech was delivered to the American-Soviet Friendship Committee at Rockland Palace, New York, on March 26, 1953. Du Bois begins the speech by debunking the idea of Soviet aggression, stating that the re-annexation of the Baltic states represented a regaining of historically-Russian territory, and that communist-led governments in Poland, Yugoslavia, Czechoslovaki... more

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1949 Aug. 25

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

Conditions in the United States

Moscow (Russia) - Typed draft of address to the Moscow Peace Conference presenting the view of peaceful minded Americans in a world of government propaganda and false promises.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Nov. 12

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

Peace and hysteria

United States - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech given at the National Council of American-Soviet Friendship concerning peace, United States relations with the Soviet Union and urging peace between capitalist and communist nations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 June 19

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

Rockwell Kent

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech given at the Testimonial Dinner of the National Council of American-Soviet Friendship encouraging better relations between the United States and the Soviet Union.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1959 Nov. 11

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

Socialism

Chicago (Ill.) - There was once a time when learning about socialism was optional, but now every person who claims to be intelligent should know something about it. In addition to reading extensively about socialism, Du Bois has had the opportunity to travel to socialist nations to see firsthand how people in these countries live. It is vital that all Americans has the opportunity to ... more

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1953 Apr. 12

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

Present prospects for peace

New York (N.Y.) - This is a later draft of mums312-b203-i016 with handwritten notes regarding delivery on two occasions, once in Brooklyn on April 12, 1953 and once in Dorchester, Mass. on January 31, 1954. Speaking on the thesis that "war is the supreme disaster. There is nothing worse," Du Bois examines the causes of war and prospects for peace in the world during the middle of the tw... more

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1951 Sept. 28

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

The causes of world war

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of speech for the "Right to Advocate Peace" meeting on the causes and results of war, colonialism, peace with the Soviet Union and reform in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Mar. 26

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

Revolt in Africa

Princeton (N.J.) - Typed draft of a speech given at Princeton University concerning education in the United States and the Soviet Union; discusses Africa and her foreign relations with the United States and with Europe.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950

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

Unidentified speech fragment on the Soviet Union

United States - Discusses Communism and United States foreign relations with the Soviet Union.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers