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1923 June 5

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter F. White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning nominees for the 1923 Spingarn Medal award.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Willis Richardson

New York (N.Y.) - Happily relaying that his play, "The Broken Banjo," was has won first-prize and $75 and hoping he can be present at its Friday night production at the Renaissance Casino.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Oct. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Rosalie Jonas

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking her assistance in judging some of the works submitted to the "Crisis"'s literary contest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1959 Sept. 4

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Letter from National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Inviting Du Bois to the presentation of the Spingarn Medal to Edward Kennedy (Duke) Ellington.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Nov. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ruth A. G. Shelton

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting that she furnish a photo and brief account of her life for feature in the "Crisis," and pledging to print her Spingarn-award-winning play in the March 1926 number.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Dec. 6

Letter from unidentified correspondent to Mrs. A. W. Collie

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning rules for nominating individuals to the Spingarn Medal.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Oct. 29

Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973

Letter from Arna Bontemps to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Per his request (mums312-b171-i539), furnishing a brief bio (but no photo!), for feature in an upcoming "Crisis" issue announcing the winners of the Spingarn awards.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 May 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Walter F. White

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a meeting of the Spingarn Medal Award Committee.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Jan. 4

Spingarn, Arthur B. (Arthur Barnett), 1878-1971

Letter from Arthur B. Spingarn to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging receipt of his letter of January 2 and enclosures, and pledging to bring up the matter with the Board, as discussed.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Dec. 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Willis Richardson

New York (N.Y.) - Per his query (mums312-b171-i023), confirming that the "Crisis" sets no word limits on the plays to be reprinted therein, though "of course if the play is very long we probably cannot publish it" and confirming the receipt of the photos and statements he recently sent.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers