Gallery view

1930 June 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Vada Somerville

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking her and John for the helpful info they provided on African American college students in the L.A. area (see mums312-b187-i319, i320).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Aug. 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hiram Thirkfield

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his recent letter (mums312-b187-i403) and commenting on its content regarding "the attitude of young colored men .... to the ministry." See mums312-b187-i404 for alternate phrasing.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Apr. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George R. Arthur

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his recent letter (mums312-b171-i417); relaying instructions on how to best follow up on the article therein discussed; and suggesting he furnish for the "Crisis" on the Engineer's Club also therein referenced.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Aug. 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Chester D. Heywood

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning information on the 371st Regiment for Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I. Written on "Crisis" letterhead.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Apr. 19

Lincoln Hospital and Home (New York, N.Y.)

Letter from Lincoln Hospital and Home to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Z. M. Wolff; expressing interest in having the school's commencement exercises photographed and written up in a forthcoming edition of the "Crisis" and inquiring into related fees and procedures.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 May 5

Crisis (Firm)

Circular letter from Crisis to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - For use in the forthcoming education-themed edition of the "Crisis," requesting that recipients submit the "names and addresses of any persons of Negro descent in your institution" who have received advanced degrees.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Oct. 20

Dunbar National Bank (New York, N.Y.)

Letter from Dunbar National Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce; acknowledging his recent note on his inability to patronize the Bank (mums312-b178-i608); but still brainstorming ways that he can negotiate his personal and business banking so as to support both the Dunbar and the Corn Exchange bank.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Oct. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to T. J. Woofter, Jr.

New York (N.Y.) - Soliciting from him a short article on his opinion of "the attitude of the younger generation of educated Southerners toward the younger generation of educated Negroes," for publication in a forthcoming number of the "Crisis," and enclosing a sample copy of the magazine.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Dec. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Harry E. Davis

New York (N.Y.) - Describing mailing rates for the "Crisis" in comparison with those of the K.K.K. and requesting he mull the matter over and take it up with Senator Burton; and stating the willingness to "give the Republicans praise and support for everything they accomplish on our behalf."

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