Gallery view

1939 June 5

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Atlanta University

Atlanta (Ga.) - Du Bois writes Rufus E. Clement with his proposal for a periodical to be created by the university. He provides a list of similar publicattions as examples for style and expected cost.

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1930 Feb. 25

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to The League for Independent Political Action Executive Committee

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois' critique of Paul Douglas' pamphlet for the League, "A New Political Realignment--Why?", for its exclusion of the issue of the political rights of African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Mar. 4

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

Memo from W. E. B. Du Bois to Natalie Curtis Burlin

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois' notes on Negro Folk-Song manuscript.

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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.

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1931 Mar. 5

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning things that Herbert Hoover could do to gain support from African American voters. Contains Du Bois's handwritten notes on the bottom.

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1928 Jan. 13

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Lillian Alexander

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning material on war and African American voting.

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1929 Mar. 14

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Quoting from a letter from Cincinnati branch Secretary Courtland Lewis, concerning a local news clipping on Dean Pechstein; enclosing the relevant article; and suggesting that it be printed or commented on in a forthcoming number of the "Crisis."

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1948 Dec. 14

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Memo from Hugh H. Smythe to Henry Lee Moon

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining a message he received from the Urban League, concerning a joke book and a news clipping about the film, "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," with the caption "See how to defeat the Civil Rights bill."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Jan. 2

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Spingarn Medal Award Committee

United States - Concerns support for awarding the Spingarn Medal to Dr. Joseph Henry Ward of Tuskegee.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957

Murphy, George B., 1906-1986

Memorandum from George Murphy to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Reporting thoroughly on his recent conversation with the 87-year-old Henry P. Slaughter, in which Marshall proposes various ideas for establishing a foundation or organizing his voluminous materials, and Slaughter dutifully ignores them; comments on the somewhat bewildering career and legacy of W. E. B. Du Bois; and requests a signed copy of "Ordeal of Mansart."

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