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1947 Nov. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hugh H. Smythe

Chicago (Ill.) - Enclosing his departmental report, due to the NAACP board by December 1; enclosing a speech and expecting him to "go over it and straighten out some of my writing"; relaying his c/o addresses in Chicago, Bulter, Pa., and Dayton, Ohio; and requesting he send a box of 50 cigarettes to meet him at the latter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Dec. 29

Barnett, Claude, 1890-1967

Letter from Claude A. Barnett to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning the Neval Thomas case and his published statements on the NAACP.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Mar. 2

Standard Garment Manufacturing Co. (Chicago, Ill.)

Letter from Standard Garment Manufacturing Co. to Crisis

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed L. D. Fowler, General Manager; seeking the contact information of the magazine's Chicago-based associate editor, if one should exist.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 June 15

Sheen, Edwin D.

Letter from Edwin D. Sheen to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Inquiring if submitting his short story to the "Best College Short Stories" will render it ineligible for the "Crisis" literary competition.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Oct. 29

Liberty Life Insurance Company of Illinois

Letter from Liberty Life Insurance Company of Illinois to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed M. O. Bousfield, President; acknowledging Du Bois's recent letter on the "Crisis" essay contest his Company is helping to sponsor (mums312-b039-i322), and agreeing to extend the competition through July 1, 1928.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Dec. 7

Rich, Faith

Letter from Faith Rich to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Soliciting from him "an analysis and estimate of the NAACP"; describing her own experience and impressions of the Chicago branch thereof; commenting on the Association's recent political affiliations and skirmishes; and inquiring into Du Bois's thoughts on the body's present role, initiatives, and purpose.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Dec. 11

Wendell, Thomas, Mrs.

Letter from Mrs. Thomas Wendell to Crisis

Chicago (Ill.) - Addressed to Jessie Fauset; inquiring into the publication status of the photo of her son and furnishing further information on his education.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Dec. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hugh H. Smythe

Chicago (Ill.) - Thanking him for his recent letter describing the status of Du Bois's NAACP office in New York; enclosing a check for a Mrs. Murphy; encouraging him to "Join the Union before January 1"; and noting plans to depart for Pittsburgh later that day.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 19

Negro Newspaper Publishers Association

Letter from Negro Newspaper Publishers Association to NAACP

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed John H. Sengstacke; addressed to Walter White; pledging to soon comply with the NAACP's request for their statement or resolution to relay at the impending United Nations meeting in San Francisco.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Dec. 15

Arthur, George R. (George Robert), b. 1879

Letter from George R. Arthur to Crisis

Chicago (Ill.) - Addressed to Marvel Jackson; inquiring into the magazine's ownership of photos of the newly elected members of the Illinois State Legislature.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers