Gallery view

1932 Feb. 26

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Irene Malvan; requesting that she furnish for him that day a series of facts on the financial figures of the "Crisis" from December 1929 through the present.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Nov. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to W. C. Heaton

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting that he respond to a claim concerning the administration of "Crisis" monies, as alleged by the bitter Irene C. Malvan upon her dismissal from that magazine.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Nov. 25

Letter from unidentified correspondent to the Williams Press

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the cost of printing the Crisis with the Williams Press; noting that Du Bois is trying to reduce the cost in running his office and the cost of the magazine; inquiring about ways to save money when printing the Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Aug. 22

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to N.A.A.C.P.

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Walter White; noting that a certain check has been duly sent to the Williams Press, and describing efforts to get in touch with the vacationing Irene Malvan on the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Apr. 13

Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964

Letter from John Haynes Holmes to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging and commenting on Du Bois's proposal for the rearrangement of the formal administration of the "Crisis" (mums312-b191-i509) and elaborating on his own thoughts thereon; and finally, criticizing Howe's recently released biography of Moorfield Storey.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Oct. 20

Dunbar National Bank (New York, N.Y.)

Letter from Dunbar National Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce; acknowledging his recent note on his inability to patronize the Bank (mums312-b178-i608); but still brainstorming ways that he can negotiate his personal and business banking so as to support both the Dunbar and the Corn Exchange bank.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 May 19

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to the Crisis Finance Committee

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois accounts for "nine months of attempted readjustment of Crisis finances;" summarizes cash income, obligations incurred, surplus material, deficit, and total debts on the first of each month.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Sept. 20

Dunbar National Bank (New York, N.Y.)

Memorandum from Dunbar National Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce; enclosing some photos of the Bank's interior, for use in a forthcoming "Crisis" feature thereon, and pledging to get portraits of the colored staff members thereof, if desired.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Dec. 2

Moton, Robert Russa, 1867-1940

Letter from R. R. Moton to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tuskegee (Ala.) - Per Du Bois's request (mums312-b182-i458), pledging to do "whatever I can" to help achieve his aims for the financial soundness of the "Crisis," and hoping to discuss the matter at length with him, face-to-face.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Mar. 4

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to N.A.A.C.P. Board of Directors

New York (N.Y.) - Noting the Association's total contribution to the "Crisis," as of 1922; noting the magazine's particularly precarious financial situation; and outlining how the Association could aid it so as to prolong publication, as well as how the magazine's own administration might make life-saving adjustments.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers