49 results found for: subject:"Haiti--History--American occupation, 1915-1934"

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1930 Mar. 13

Wright, John C.

Letter from John C. Wright to W. E. B. Du Bois

Bricks (N.C.) - Requesting, on behalf of his daughter, a senior at the Tuskegee Institute, materials on the "Haitian situation," with which he hasn't "been keeping in too close touch" lately, or references thereto.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

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

Draft of letter to the President of the United States

New York (N.Y.) - Redraft by W. E. B. Du Bois of letter to be signed by a number of American organizations. Concerns Haiti, urging steps to take toward its sovereignty. See also mums312-b061-i133.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Dec. 10

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing that the Board meeting on Monday appointed him to "a committee of five to draft a resolution... expressing the sympathy of the N.A.A.C.P. for Cuba in its present struggle," along with Mr. Walling, James Weldon Johnson, Arthur Spingarn, and himself.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Mar. 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William F. Monatvon

New York (N.Y.) - Regretting that copies of his address on Haiti "have been exhausting" and referring him to the Foreign Policy Association to acquire one.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 May 10

Bellegarde, Dantés, 1877-1966

Letter from Dantés Bellegarde to W. E. B. Du Bois

Port-au-Prince (Haiti) - Suggesting Ernest Rigaud to Du Bois as someone who can tell the American people the truth about the American occupation of Haiti.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to La Nacion

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Josephine Crowder Engberg; enclosing a copy of his address on Haiti delivered at for the Foreign Policy Association, as this "would cover most of the things you have in mind" to ask him for her La Nacion article. Stating his opinion on the subject succinctly -- "I am decidedly of opinion that we should withdraw from Haiti" -- and describing, with similar co... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Dec. 29

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

Revised statement on the N.A.A.C.P.'s Position on Cuba

New York (N.Y.) - More elaborately (than mums312-b055-i334) describing the political status and related social injustices in Cuba and formally declaring the N.A.A.C.P.'s official protest "against any interference of any kind on the part of the United States in the domestic affairs" of said country.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Mar. 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to John C. Wright

New York (N.Y.) - In response to Wright's request for materials concerning "the Haitian situation," referring him to Emily Balch's "Occupied Haiti," and lamenting that this guidance may be coming too late to be useful. Verso bears abandoned draft.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Dec. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William English Walling

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing a revised version of the resolution concerning Cuba previously sent him (see mums312-b055-i335) and hoping to discuss certain other matters with him "some time at your convenience."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Feb. 5

Monatvon, William F.

Letter from William F. Monatvon to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Remarking that the copy of Du Bois' address on Haiti, which he had indicated he would send, has not yet arrived, and hoping that it might soon. "Look up" pencilled on the left in what appears to be Du Bois' hand.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers