Gallery view

1929 Apr. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Eugene C. Nelson

New York (N.Y.) - Pledging to forward his recent letter (mums312-b182-i491) duly to the address of its subject, Reba Cain, "and leaving any decision that she may wish to make to her." See mums312-b183-i329 for realization.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Oct. 20

Gevaert, Edgar

Letter from Edgar Gevaert to Adlai Stevenson

Laethem Saint Martin (Belgium) - Mentioning that if Eisenhower wins the election, it will be a great misfortune for all, and urging the American people to vote for Adlai Stevenson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1903 Nov. 6

Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915

Letter from Booker T. Washington to Henry Hugh Proctor

United States - Copy of a letter to Proctor, describing Washington's efforts to contact Robert T. Lincoln and fight segregation on Pullman Company cars.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1917

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

Colonel Charles Young

United States - A typed draft of an article concerning Charles Young, the first African American to achieve the rank of colonel in the United States army.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Aug. 15

Liberian S. S and Excelsior Mining Company

Draft resolution protesting United States policy in Liberia

San Pedro (Los Angeles, Calif.) - Statement of protest endorsing the delegation requesting that the United States withdraw support of the Firestone Corporation in Liberia. Also protesting "against the white man for Liberia" as "the dictator of the Liberian budget." Signed by Rev. J. E. Lewis, Pres. Gen., and Mrs. R. E. Leonard, Asst. Sec.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927

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

Lynching

United States - List of lynchings by location and date with descriptions from newspapers accounts.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Dec. 16

Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)

Press release

New York (N.Y.) - Reproducing Secretary C. B. Baldwin's response to President Truman's Friday night broadcast, declaring a "national emergency," and suggesting that "the best defense of America is peace with China."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Apr. 6

Lewis, Oscar, 1914-1970

Letter from Oscar Lewis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Saint Louis (Mo.) - Thanking him for the attention paid to his recent article on "Wealth Differences in a Mexican Village," and seeking advice and bibliographic referral for a research paper he is writing on the history of slavery.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

1919 Jan. 28

Booker T. Washington Settlement (Youngstown, Ohio)

Letter from Booker T. Washington Settlement to W. E. B. Du Bois

Youngstown (Ohio) - Signed G. A. Steward, Superintendent; expressing interest in the recent "Crisis" feature on Consumers' Cooperation and seeking further information thereon, "as it is the purpose of this organization to build up a model Negro neighborhood."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers