Gallery view

1959 Feb.

Chinese dignitaries offering a gift to W. E. B. Du Bois

At his 91st birthday celebration in China. Shirley Graham Du Bois is on the right. Guo Morou is pointing to the object.

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1938 Jan. 14

La Farge, Oliver, 1901-1963

Letter from Oliver La Farge to Rayford W. Logan

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing a $5 check towards W. E. B. Du Bois's 70th birthday fund, and regretting he cannot attend the corresponding celebration.

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1956 Feb. 27

Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977

Letter from Shirley Du Bois to P. L. Prattis

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him on her and W. E. B.'s behalf for his birthday gift and describing how much the occasion was "thoroughly enjoyed"; noting his fine health and busy lecture schedule; and sending kind regards to the family.

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1918 Feb. 8

Hicks, Lucius

Letter from Lucuis S. Hicks to W. E. B. Du Bois

Boston (Mass.) - Concerning subscription renewal for "The Crisis" and congratulations on 50th birthday.

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1938 Feb.

Braxton, William A.

Birthday card from William A Braxton to W. E. B. Du Bois

On the occasion of Du Bois's seventieth birthday.

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1951 Feb. 20

Germany Committee for Peace

Telegram from German Committee for Peace to W. E. B Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee

Berlin (Germany) - Congratulating W. E. B. Du Bois on his 83rd birthday and wishing him the ability to continue to fight for peace and against racial discrimination..

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1951 Jan. 18

Terrell, Mary Church, 1863-1954

Letter from Mary Church Terrell to W. E. B. Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee

Washington (D.C.) - Addressed to Mrs. Crawford; gladly agreeing to serve as Honorary Chairman of the impending birthday dinner and describing her [somewhat related] personal disregard for the term "Negro."

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1938 Feb. 21

Jones, Edna M.

Letter from Edna M. Jones to Rayford W. Logan

New Orleans (La.) - President Nelson (Dillard University) is out of town, but wishes to contribute to the Du Bois birthday fund.

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1946 May 12

Bluford, Ferdinand Douglass, 1882-1955

Telegram from F. D. and Hazel Bluford to W. E. B. and Nina Du Bois

Greensboro (N.C.) - Sending "sincerest greetings" on the occasion of their fiftieth wedding anniversary.

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1924 May 26

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity . Epsilon Lambda Chapter

Testimonial banquet to exalted honorary brother W. E. B. Du Bois

St. Louis (Mo.) - Banquet to honor Du Bois. Featured speakers include Robert P. Watts, A. G. Lindsay, Althea Merchant, G. H. Simpson, J. A. Scott, and L. S. Curtis

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