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1960 Mar. 21

Jautz, LuAnne

Letter from LuAnne Jautz to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Describing her research on his plan "for Negro reconstruction" as described in his earlier works and asking a series of questions on his present feelings on the matter, and his assessment of the progress made "in alleviating the prejudice" since the 1944 publication of "What the Negro Wants," edited by Rayford Logan.

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1946 Sept. 16

Negro Digest

Letter from Negro Digest to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Ben Burns, Executive Editor; describing the enduring civil, social and political inequalities suffered by "American Negro" and soliciting from him a 1500-2000 word article for the Digest on the question of whether they can "expect to win full freedom in America by 1965."

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1946 Apr. 12

Chicago Newspaper Guild

Letter from Chicago Newspaper Guild to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Meredith S. Johns, Chicago Defender Unit; inviting him to become a member of the Guild; soliciting from him "a short statement" to print in its impending small "souvenir booklet," with his "comment on the newspaper profession of anything you care to say."

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1946 Sept. 30

Negro Digest

Letter from Negro Digest to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Ben Burns, Executive Editor; looking forward to seeing his article by mid-October (see mums312-b111-i144 for details) and thanking him for the contribution.

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1945 Sept. 29

Huszar, George B. de (George Bernard), 1919-1968

Letter from George B. de Huszar to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Explaining that he has been asked to edit a volume on Race Prejudice for the H. W. Wilson Company, and asking if he may print Du Bois's article, "A World Without Race Conflict." Written on University of Chicago stationary.

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1942 Sept. 18

Lochard, Metz T. P., 1896-1984

Letter from Metz T. P. Lochard to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Thanking Du Bois for his article, and mentioning that he wished they could pay him more than thirty-five dollars for it.

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1946 Nov. 11

Negro Digest

Letter from Negro Digest to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Ben Burns, Executive Editor; citing from Homer Smith's recent letter to the Digest commenting on Du Bois's recent article therein (see mums312-b111-i144 for related commission).

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1942 Oct. 1

Lochard, Metz T. P., 1896-1984

Letter from Metz T. P. Lochard to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Thanking Du Bois for his article, and mentioning that they have received compliments for the article from all over the country.

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1946 Sept. 16

Century Service Exchange

Letter from Century Service Exchange to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed F. H. Hammurabi Robb; describing their support and admiration for his work and publications; describing their book distribution services and seeking publicity material from him for said purpose; inquiring where they may find old copies of "some of your classic works"; and praising his writing's "power, poise, and incisive zeal."

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1946 Apr. 14

Chicago Newspaper Guild

Letter from Chicago Newspaper Guild to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Robert Lucas, Chairman; noting new negotiations underway between the Guild and the Chicago Defender and summarizing its impact on him -- "minimum salaries for columnists will be set at $55 per week to start" -- and urging him to not sign any separate contracts directly with the paper "until negotiations have been completed."

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