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1932 Oct.

Crisis (Firm)

Payments to West Virginia Paper Co.

New York (N.Y.) - Noting the monetary amounts paid monthly to the Paper Co. for its printing stock.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Congres Pan-Africain

Outlining the business and membership of the second Pan African Congress.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958 Sept. 30

Consumer-Farmer Milk Cooperative, Inc.

Grass Roots hearing on Milk License Law

New York (N.Y.) - Document concerning the Milk Control Law passed in 1933, which later lead to a monopoly on selling milk.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Feb. 1

Pickens, William, 1881-1954

The advancement of race relations in America

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the foundation of the NAACP, noting several "lasting effects" of the first twenty-five years of its operation, and calling for a redoubling of efforts towards "its program of AMERICANIZING AMERICA." Footnote reads "Draft by William Pickens for further consideration."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


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

Cedric Dover

Accra (Ghana) - Draft of small piece on Cedric Dover.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


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

Comments on Socialist and Communist lands

Draft beginning "Already I had traveled widely;" comments on socialist and communist lands, believing the U. S. to be "filled with discontent and hatred." "I do not say that all the world will follow Russia and China;" but states his beliefs in socialism. Comments on political and social views in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Oct. 11

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Board of Directors

Draft of letter from NAACP Board of Directors to Secretary of State

New York (N.Y.) - Stating the N.A.A.C.P.'s position on U.S. involvement in Liberia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Aug. 2

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

Tolstoy tribute

New York (N.Y.) - Tribute to Leo Tolstoy ("Lyoff Tolstoy"), for "Unity" magazine's special issue celebrating Tolstoy's one hundredth birthday.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Sept. 22

Illinois Peace Assembly

Draft statement proposed for discussion and adoption at a conference of the Illinois Peace Assembly

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning negotiations for immediate cease-fire in Korea.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Yerby, William J.

Application of Consul W. J. Yerby for transfer from West Africa

Draft application letter written by Yerby; asking to be transferred out of West Africa, where he has been in "one of the trying and deadly climates, more than seventeen years." Yerby "respectfully and earnestly requests that the Department take under consideration at once the question of my promotion and transfer."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers