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1932 Dec.

Crisis (Firm)

Duties, salary, and length of service of present Crisis staff

New York (N.Y.) - Summarizing the duties associated with the magazine's various positions and their respective salaries and contract periods.

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

1932 Mar. 4

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Outlining the "Crisis"'s annual loss in income; listing and totalling its assets and liabilities; noting current balances to be paid on various accounts; describing ineffective efforts to relieve the situation; and warning that unless severe changes are made, "we must stop publication."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 July 11

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois cites poor business management as the reason for suddenly needing a loan from the Board to prevent suspension of publication; discusses the financial status of the Crisis and the decline of income.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers