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1946 Sept. 10

Perry, Leslie

Letter from Leslie S. Perry to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Enclosing a corrected copy of the proposed NAACP petition to the United Nations, bearing changes that "in my judgment might make for greater clarity."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept. 12

Perry, Leslie

Memorandum from Leslie S. Perry to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Commenting further on his proposed NAACP petition to the United Nations and providing a revised outline thereof; and noting that his column in that week's "Chicago Defender" "was a peach."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 June 26

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

The United Nations and the colonies

Washington (D.C.) - Typed draft or transcript of speech given at the 38th N. A. A. C. P. conference on poverty, colonialism and the Untied Nations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Sept. 18

Perry, Leslie

Letter from Leslie S. Perry to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Pointing out various "important" typographical errors found in the NAACP's petition to the United Nations and noting that apart from those corrections "my section appears to be all right."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Jan. 7

Perry, Leslie

Letter from Leslie S. Perry to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Calling his attention to "what I consider to be an important omission" in the Association's petition to the United Nations and suggesting that various "sociological data" be set forth therein, in the areas of employment, education, housing, and health.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Oct. 27

Dedmon, Jesse

Letter from Jesse O. Dedmon to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - On behalf of the Washington Bureau, requesting twelve copies of the recently-submitted NAACP petition to the United Nations, "as we have had many requests from various organizations and interested persons" in said document.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov. 11

Jones, Donald

Letter from Donald Jones to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Thanking him for his departmental report for October and congratulating him on his influential and successful work "in focusing international attention upon the so-called race question."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Mar. 21

Perry, Leslie

Letter from Leslie S. Perry to Clementine Hercules

Washington (D.C.) - Noting that he is till working on his contribution to the NAACP's petition to the United Nations and regretting that it will run "considerably" beyond the 20 pages originally allotted by W. E. B. Du Bois; hoping to have it finished by that weekend, and to send it over soon thereafter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Oct. 31

Griffin, N. W.

Letter from N. W. Griffin to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Thanking him for sending (and writing!) the final draft of the NAACP's petition to the United Nations; describing numerous requests by other organizations therefor, and so requesting to be sent "at least a dozen copies" to satisfy them.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Feb. 10

Perry, Leslie

Letter from Leslie S. Perry to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Warning that his chapter for the NAACP's petition to the United Nations will be late; "I've been tied up with testimony before Senate Committee on anti-filibuster and rent control bills." Clementine Hercules notes Du Bois is out of town on lecture tour and suggests he retain the chapter for now, and send it with the revised edition (see mums312-b115-i003 for elaboration... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers