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1924 Aug. 27

Skaggs, William H. (William Henry), 1861-

Letter from W. H. Skaggs to Editor of the Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Noting the incipient publication of his book, "The Southern Oligarchy," describing its scope, argument, and structure; commenting extensively on its "treatment of the race situation in the South"; and requesting that he review the work in the magazine.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Sept. 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to H. H. Kroll

New York (N.Y.) - Per his suggestion (mums312-b168-i543), welcoming from him an article on his education work in the Southern States and noting that the "Crisis" is "only too anxious to note every step of advance in inter-racial relations in the South."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Apr. 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Jim McCahan

New York (N.Y.) - Per his letter seeking counsel (mums312-b176-i331), noting that he has "nothing to fear from the Federal Authorities" and guaranteeing his rights to distribute the African American papers with which he's involved; and instructing him to wire them immediately if anyone forces him to stop selling the "Crisis" "and we will report him at Washington."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Oct. 16

Trotter, Crawford

Letter from Crawford Trotter to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Expressing his interest in the Hartfield case in Ellisville, Mississippi, and seeking further proof or detailed information thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Oct. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Crawford Trotter

New York (N.Y.) - Per his query (mums312-b165-i316), regretting he cannot reveal the sources of his information on the clergymen involved in the Hartfield case, but gladly offering to share resources on other lynchings.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers