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1927 Jan. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Danville Savings Bank and Trust Company

New York (N.Y.) - Hoping that the bank will reconsider and contribute to The Crisis prizes for literary work on banking since the magazine has already listed the bank as a contributor. Addressed to M. C. Martin.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Jan. 20

Danville Savings Bank and Trust Company (Danville, Va.)

Letter from Danville Savings Bank and Trust Company to W. E. B. Du Bois

Danville (Va.) - Regretting that the bank cannot contribute to Crisis prizes "for banking and insurance articles." Praising the idea and hoping to hear of any future similar ideas. Signed by M. C. Martin, cashier.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Apr. 5

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to M. C. Martin

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to him at the Danville Savings Bank; citing a recent letter inquiring into the "linking up [of] literary and economic progress," and suggesting that he write its author, C. W. Joshua: "This kind of advertising pays." See also mums312-176-i227.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 19

Martin, M. Conrad

Letter from M. C. Martin to Crisis

Danville (Va.) - Requesting the mailing address of the author of the piece entitled "Port-au-Prince, Haiti," as featured in the June issue.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 July 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Danville Savings Bank and Trust Company

New York (N.Y.) - Asking about the final decision of the bank regarding a contribution toward The Crisis prizes for literary works about banking. Addressed to M. C. Martin.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Nov. 30

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to M. C. Martin

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking Martin and the Danville Savings Bank and Trust Company for contributing to a prize contest. Asking for a photograph of the bank.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Dec. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to M. C. Martin

New York (N.Y.) - Describing proposed prizes to be offered by The Crisis. Asking for feedback about the proposal.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Apr. 7

Martin, M. Conrad

Letter from M. C. Martin to C. W. Joshua

Danville (Va.) - Per Du Bois's suggestion (mums312-b176-i366), requesting that he specify the sort of material he seeks on "writing a short story linking up literary and economic progress," and pledging to "lend you any assistance possible in the effort which you contemplate. See also mums312-b176-i227.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Sept. 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to M. C. Martin

New York (N.Y.) - Declining to furnish the author of the "Crisis" article inquired into in his recent letter (mums312-b170-i418).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers