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1905

Stamp out vice, aim of Negroes race leaders in Chicago to make war on colored people's dens

Chicago (Ill.) - Newspaper article describing recent violent events and the organization of a Negro law and order league.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Apr. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Dewey Jones

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning local African American alliances during the recent Chicago mayoral election between William Dever and William Hale Thompson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905 Mar. 20

Wilkins, D. R.

Letter from D. R. Wilkins to William Monroe Trotter

Chicago (Ill.) - Attesting to Booker T. Washington's offer to pay for support of his work in The Conservator newspaper. Annotation from William Monroe Trotter forwarding this letter to W. E. B. Du Bois for their investigation of Booker T. Washington.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Apr. 20

Jackson, Alexander L., 1891-1973

Letter from the A. L. Jackson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning the effect of the African American vote and the positions of local Black leaders during the 1926/1927 municipal elections in Chicago between William Hale Thompson and William E. Dever.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 26

Weaver, Archie

Letter from Archie L. Weaver to Augustus Granville Dill

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning missing issues of the Crisis magazine, a visit to Chicago, and work of the Freemasons of Mount Hebron Lodge, No. 29, Chicago to support black employees of the Chicago Post Office. Mentions bringing this issue to the attention of W. E. B. Du Bois. Signed by Archie L. Weaver, Corresponding Secretary for the Mount Hebron Lodge. Sent to the attention of A. G. Dill at the Crisis offices.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Apr. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to A. L. Jackson

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning questions about the candidates in the 1926 municipal elections in Chicago.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Apr. 13

Pallas, Mickey

W. E. B. Du Bois, Maude Slye and A. Eustace Haydon at the Crisis Rally

Chicago (Ill.) - Caption: Dr. Maude Slye, director of Cancer Research, University of Chicago; Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois, research director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; and Dr. A. Eustace Haydon, leader of Chicago Ethical Society, reflect the enthusiasm of thousands of Chicagoans gathered at the Crisis Rally, demanding that the U.N. handle aid to Greece and Turkey, held at the Coliseum la... more

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 Camille Cohen Jones

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning local African American alliances during the recent Chicago mayoral election between William Dever and William Hale Thompson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928

Kamen Hyde Park Studio

Clarence Harvey Mills

Chicago (Ill.) - Half-length portrait of young man in suit jacket, vest, tie, and glasses. Caption: Clarence Harvey Mills, the University of Chicago, Ph.D (1928). "Wace's Vie de St. Nicholas: A Provisional Text, with Vocabulary." Contains photographer's embossed imprint.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932

Jones, R.D.

Zephyr Lena Holman

Chicago (Ill.) - Half-length portrait in profile of young woman. Caption: Zephyr Lena Holman, A.B. Fisk University, 1928, A.M. University of Chicago, 1932. 4639 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago. R.D. Jones, Photographer, 5060 Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Ill.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers