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Keynote address for the Progressive Party convention

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Title:
Keynote address for the Progressive Party convention
Description:
Typed draft with notes and corrections of the keynote address to the Progressive Party Convention explaining the party's platform. Consists of: peace, opposition to the Korean War, offering friendship to the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China and to restore and rebuild the United States; discusses American propaganda, socialism, and colonial imperialism; urges voters to vote for Vincent Hallinan in the 1952 presidential election.
Creator:
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Date:
July 4, 1952
Format:
Manuscripts
Genre:
Speeches
Drafts (documents)
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Box 202 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
W. E. B. Du Bois Papers
Series:
Series 2. Speeches
Subjects:
Platforms
Propaganda, American
Imperialism
Socialism
African Americans
Presidents
Election
Peace movements
Progressive Party (U.S. : 1952)
1952
Places:
United States
Extent:
23 p.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
All rights for this document are held by the David Graham Du Bois Trust. Requests to publish, redistribute, or replicate this material should be addressed to Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.
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Place of origin:
Chicago (Ill.)
Language:
English
Identifier:
mums312-b202-i042