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1934 June 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Rachel Davis DuBois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns situation at National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and intention to resign from the "Crisis." Expresses gratitude to Rachel "for all you have done and tried to do." Suggests she focus more fully on her own work and get tickets for "As Thousands Cheer" for later in the summer.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Mar. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Nina Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerning the health of Nina and Du Bois Williams, a lecture at the First Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee on Young People's Day, the return tip to Atlanta, upcoming trips to New York and a visit from Arnett Williams.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Nov. 13

Walden, A. T. (Austin Thomas), 1885-1965

Hiring out United States convicts

Atlanta (Ga.) - Enclosed in A. W. Ricks' recommendation of Walden for the 1930 Spingarn Medal, to substantiate his exemplary handling of a 1929 case involving the hiring of US convicts. Attached in memo from W. T. Andrews to W. E. B. Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 May 18

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Enclosing correspondence with James Weldon Johnson regarding his, Spingarn's, imminent resignation from the NAACP, and hoping to "keep united front for the rest of the year"; seeking his advice regarding the business management of "The Crisis"; adding another possible Amenia Conference guest to the invite list; discussing expense-related matters concerning the Chicago C... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 June 26

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Although Du Bois appreciates that the Board has created a Committee of Reconciliation, Du Bois believes his resignation must stand; Du Bois feels he was being censored in the Crisis by the NAACP; strongly asserts that the NAACP needs to be reorganized.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Dec. 8

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Calling has attention to the fact that the first $100 payment towards his outstanding "Crisis" salary has yet to be received.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Dec. 10

Whittaker, John P.

Letter from John P. Whittaker to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Enclosing, under separate cover, the cut requested in his recent letter (mums312-b171-i432), and apologizing for the delay in so doing.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Jan. 2

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns back salary owed Du Bois by NAACP.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Apr. 21

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. E. Spingarn, Harry E. Davis, George W. Crawford, Lillian A. Alexander, Arthur B. Spingarn, and Louis T. Wright

Atlanta (Ga.) - Draft of memo marked "personal and confidential" calling for "a radical and thorough-going re-organization" of the NAACP; enclosing a corresponding plan and explanation and seeking recipients' comments thereon. Marked with Du Bois's pencilled corrections. For final version see mums312-b067-i081.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 July 17

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - In response to White's latest letter (mums312-b067-i159), requesting that the "textbook matter" be postponed until his (Du Bois's) return to New York August 1, upon which "I will let you have my judgment."

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