1968 Feb. 4
Entin, David Hudson
Qu?ng Ngãi (Vietnam) - Typed on typewriter paper. Reaction to the Tet offensive, the "all-out, well-planned and connected effort." Notes twenty or so American civilians and AID guys missing and that psychological toll is greater than physical damage. Puzzled by the degree to which Viet Cong can sustain loses.
McSweeney, Edward F. (Edward Francis), b. 1864
Boston (Mass.) - Draft introduction for a series to be published by the Knights of Columbus Historical Commission, written by McSweeney. Commenting on the contributions by aliens to the United States and includes historical references to different immigrant groups. Sources listed. Enclosed in a letter to W. E. B. Du Bois from Edward F. McSweeney, Chairman for the Knights of Columbus Historical Commission.
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Cambridge (Mass.) - Written for Du Bois's English Composition class at Harvard. Disputing Sen. James B. Eustis' claim that the black race is inferior and the United States Government was wrong in granting African Americans the right to vote. Includes extensive comments from George Kittridge.
Pages 2 through 9 of a detailed outline of W. E. Bu Dois's career; the development and sometimes reversal of some of his tenets; his pivotal influence on Pan-Africanism and co-founding of the N.A.A.C.P; and his "will of iron." Possibly drafted by Shirley Graham Du Bois.