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1929 Apr. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Eugene C. Nelson

New York (N.Y.) - Pledging to forward his recent letter (mums312-b182-i491) duly to the address of its subject, Reba Cain, "and leaving any decision that she may wish to make to her." See mums312-b183-i329 for realization.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Jan. 28

Booker T. Washington Settlement (Youngstown, Ohio)

Letter from Booker T. Washington Settlement to W. E. B. Du Bois

Youngstown (Ohio) - Signed G. A. Steward, Superintendent; expressing interest in the recent "Crisis" feature on Consumers' Cooperation and seeking further information thereon, "as it is the purpose of this organization to build up a model Negro neighborhood."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1913 Aug. 5

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People minutes of the meeting of the Board of Directors August 5, 1913

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding ongoing activities of the organization including: establishment of a Washington D.C. branch, segregation of Federal employees.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1913 Oct. 26

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Leaflet on Jim Crow

New York (N.Y.) - Leaflet, originally printed in the New York Post on October 3, 1913, discussing Jim Crow laws reprinted and sent to Southern newspaper columnists in an effort to provoke columns.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Dec. 15

Walker, Gladys

Letter from Gladys Walker to National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Port Chester (N.Y.) - Salutation to "Gentlemen," apparently addressed to NAACP, from twenty-year-old African American woman forced to leave high school after two and a half years. Seeks advice on continuing her education, getting high school credit, studying nursing.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 July

Ross, Helen

Letter from Helen Ross to W. E. B. Du Bois

San Diego (Calif.) - On the verso of his circular on the Smith Act (mums312-b145-i159), enclosing a brochure received thereon; requesting that her name be not recorded by the Committee; describing some dental problems; noting the growth of the N.A.A.C.P. and regretting she lives "in exile"; and hoping he and Shirley return to California soon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Mar. 28

Irving, Harry G.

Letter from Harry G. Irving to W. E. B. Du Bois

Burlington (Iowa) - Concerning the existence of a NAACP branch near Vicksburgh, Mississippi and Irving's relatives.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Aug. 3

Pursell, Isabel A.

Letter from Mrs. A. Pursell to W. E. B. Du Bois

Berkeley (Calif.) - Describing some "very interesting" stories she has written on "the colored troops at Petersburg" and gauging his interest in printing same in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Oct. 3

Republican National Committee (U.S.)

Letter from Republican National Committee to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed J. R. Hawkins, Chairman; enclosing a statement "urging Negroes to vote for Hoover," for print in the "Crisis," as per Du Bois's request (mums312-b180-i210).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Aug. 8

Hollander, Den

Letter from Den Hollander to N.A.A.C.P.

Chapel Hill (N.C.) - Describing his research on lynching in the U.S. and seeking bibliographical materials thereon; hoping the N.A.A.C.P. can furnish various supplements; and inquiring if it has published "any more detailed data" than those contained therein.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers