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1955 Mar. 10

Leers, Johann von, 1902-1965

Letter from Johann von Leers to unidentified correspondent

Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Expressing his admiration for W. E. B. Du Bois's "history of Africa written by Africans" and seeking the author's address; empathizing with the letter-writer's feelings suffering and embitterment; anticipating that the "discrimination against Negroes will dwindle away" in the U.S.; wishing "the Negro people all good" from the German perspective; suggesting that his nati... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 June 8

Leers, Johann von, 1902-1965

Letter from Johann von Leers to W. E. B. Du Bois

Buenos Aires (Argentina) - Thanking him for his letter (mums312-b144-i265) and thanking him for his books; describing his take on German colonialism "and its effects on the African peoples"; commenting on social relations in that nation; noting his fight against the Jews and describing that people's efforts "to bring war on Germany, to force Germany down and bring out country again under their he... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers