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1944 Nov. 2

Fagley, Richard M.

Letter from Ricahrd M. Fagley to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning his agreement with Du Bois that the Dumbarton Oaks Proposals neglect the political problems of colonial people and explaining enclosed statement signed by one hundred-fifty Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish leaders. Written on Church Peace Union stationary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Jan. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to L. M. Ferguson

New York (N.Y.) - Asking for statements that were referred to in Nwafor Orizu's book, "Without Bitterness," and asking for a list of persons who could be consulted concerning a conference on colonialism.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Sept. 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to L. D. Reddick

New York (N.Y.) - Pledging his and Ellen Irene Diggs's willingness to collaborate with him "collecting documents showing the colonial demands for freedom in the twentieth century"; suggesting a feasible course of action for the project; hoping to soon send a chapter "on colonies and peace" for his forthcoming book (see mums312-b108-i089); and inquiring into his thoughts on employment opp... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Mar. 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to American Association for the United Nations

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the Commission to Study the Organization of Peace's plan for trusteeship for non self-governing peoples, and their declaration of principles.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Oct. 21

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

Circular letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to American Friends Service Committee

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining that he is now working as the Director of the Bureau of Special Research for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, is conducting a study of the situation of "colored people" in the post-war world, especially in colonies, and was wondering if their organization has any opinion on colonies in the post-war world. Second page contains names and address of all organ... more

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1945 Jan. 31

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to MacMillan Company

New York (N.Y.) - Describing his at the NAACP and his coordination of research and conferences on "the problem of colonies and democracies"; roughly outlining the scope of a prospective work on "Colonial Demand for Democracy and Freedom in the Twentieth Century"; noting the value and application of such a work; and inquiring if they'd be interested in printing it.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Council on African Affairs

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining that he has read the statement on the colonial issue at San Francisco, that he agrees with the general conclusions, but would like more time to respond.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Dec. 14

Reddick, Lawrence Dunbar, 1910-1995

Letter from L. A. Reddick to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his "Colonies and Peace" essay, "the best analysis I have seen anywhere of the real cause of the failure at San Francisco."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers