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1933 Jan. 24

Silent Action

Letter from Silent Action to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed W. W. Rourk; describing the details of a new plan whose slogan is "Self-Help or No-Help" and the concomitant establishment of Relief Committees; enclosing a roster of directors and list of invitees; seeking the participation of "real, thinking men, who are also real race-men" and hoping for Du Bois's contribution.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1943 Mar. 27

March on Washington Movement

Circular letter from March on Washington Movement to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed A. Philip Randolph, National Director; describing and enclosing a telegram threatening to picket the War Manpower Commission unless something is done "in the next week or ten days... to advance the well-being of the Negro and make FEPC increasingly effective, and urging him to sign in solidarity.

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

1954 Jan. 20

Pittsburg Courier Publishing Co.

Circular letter from Pittsburgh Courier to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed George S. Schuyler, New York Editor; enclosing a clipping describing the unfair trials of Privates Calvin Dennis and Herman Dennis, and Sargeant Robert Burns, and urging readers and recipients to write letters of protest "IMMEDIATELY" to President Eisenhower.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 May 25

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

Circular letter from Crisis to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Asking a series of six questions on the African American enrollment at various educational institutions; the degrees to be conferred thereto; the name and address of particularly accomplished students; inter-collegiate debates hosted by the institution; and the "most significant event" in its history.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 May 5

Crisis (Firm)

Circular letter from Crisis to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the goals and scope of the magazine's forthcoming Education number and requesting for that purpose that recipients relay facts concerning enrolment and graduation statistics on African American students in the U.S.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 May 5

Crisis (Firm)

Circular letter from Crisis to unidentified correspondent [fragment]

New York (N.Y.) - A fragment of the circular (see mums312-b168-i358) seeking data for the "Crisis"'s upcoming Education number.

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 various facts and figures concerning the conferral of high school, bachelors, and advanced degrees to African American students.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Aug. 10

Who's who in Colored America

Letter from Who's Who in Colored America to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - From editorial department. Signature probably that of Joseph J. Boris. Concerns history of "Who's Who in Colored America" including financial situation, business matters, markets for publication. Seeks reconciliation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers