Gallery view

1942 Mar. 19

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

Memo from W. E. B. Du Bois to Rufus E. Clement

Atlanta (Ga.) - Asking if he may examine the photographs of former students and teachers that were sent to Clement's office.

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1938

Reeves Studios

W. E. B. Du Bois, 70th birthday dinner, Atlanta University

Atlanta (Ga.) - Group portrait of Du Bois and friends and family at his 70th birthday celebration at Atlanta University, 1938. Caption: Back row left to right: Charles Johnson, Yolande Du Bois Williams, James Weldon Johnson, Ira De A. Reid, Rufus Clement, William Stanley Braithwaite. Front row left to right: W. E. B. Du Bois, Mrs. Du Bois, Joel Spingarn.

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1951 Feb. 22

Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984

Telegram from Benjamin E. Mays to W. E. B. Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to E. Franklin Frazier; wishing W. E. B. Du Bois, "scholar, statesman and crusader" a happy 83rd birthday and regretting he cannot attend the dinner given in his honor.

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1958 May 21

Lewis, John H.

Letter from John H. Lewis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Congratulating Du Bois on the occasion of his ninetieth birthday: "we realize that the fight of the American Negro for civil rights, which culminated in the Supreme Court Decision of May 1954, had its beginning when the Crisis was founded." Written on the letterhead of Morris Brown College.

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1946 May 12

Stroug, H. H.

Anniversary card from H. H. and Lucile Stroug to W. E. B. and Nina Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Congratulating them upon the occasion of their golden wedding anniversary and "the years as together you've shared."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Mar. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Yolande Du Bois Williams

Atlanta (Ga.) - Du Bois expresses his pleasure in having his family with him on his birthday, and his concerns about Yolande's health and finaces. Contains a list of people Du Bois suggests Yolande be in touch with.

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1951 Feb. 23

Towns, George A. (George Alexander), 1870-1960

Telegram from George and Nellie Towns and Grace Towns Hamilton to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Relaying fond birthday greetings "and sincere good wishes in every way."

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1938 Jan. 4

Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982

Circular letter from Rayford W. Logan to George W. Carver

Atlanta (Ga.) - Inviting Carter to contribute to the W. E. B. Du Bois Birthday Fund and presenting the schedule for the celebration.

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1938 Feb. 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mildred L. Johnson

Atlanta (Ga.) - An account of the W. E. B. Du Bois's 70th birthday celebration, the journey back home, and a day at the nursery school, told in the voice of Du Bois Williams.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers