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The American Negro before the United Nations [fragment]

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Title:
The American Negro before the United Nations [fragment]
Description:
Recounting past efforts to bring the issue of discrimination against African Americans before international audiences including the League of Nations, Pan African Congress, the 1911 Races Congress, and the 1945 appeal to the United Nations; establishing the NAACP as the organization poised to represent the voice of black Americans. Speech delivered at Virginia State College.
Creator:
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Date:
December 1947
Format:
Manuscripts
Genre:
Speeches
Drafts (documents)
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Box 273 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
W. E. B. Du Bois Papers
Series:
Series 22. Accretions
Subjects:
United Nations
Human rights
Petitions
United Nations Conference on International Organization (1945 : San Francisco, Calif.)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Extent:
31 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:
Petersburg (Va.)
Language:
English
Identifier:
mums312-b273-i075