Gallery view

1924 Dec. 8

Nail, John E.

Letter from John E. Nail to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Per his request (mums312-b168-i356), enclosing a photo of himself "which I trust will be pleasing to you."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Apr. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to John E. Nail

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois asks Nail to figure out when Judge Mathews as elected Recorder of the City of Albany, and how long he served.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Jan. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to John E. Nail

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois reminds Nail that he promised to contribute toward the Charles Waddell Chesnut Honorarium.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Oct. 15

Nail, John E.

Letter from John E. Nail to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking the chance to provide insight on an article on "the colored housing problem" to appear in the December or January "Crisis"; and noting that Du Bois's case will be heard later that day.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Jan. 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to John E. Nail

New York (N.Y.) - A confidential circular letter noting plans to have the "Crisis" host a literary contest along the lines of that offered by "Opportunity" and seeking recipients' financial contributions to effectively sponsor same.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Apr. 24

Nail, John E.

Letter from John E. Nail to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Per his query on Nail's affiliation with 50 supposed business experts (mums312-b168-i353), referring him on the matter to Mr. Lee of the National Urban League; "I simply acted as receiving agent for their money."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Dec. 5

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to John E. Nail

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting that he send a new photo of himself for use in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Apr. 13

Nail, John E.

Letter from John E. Nail to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Nail informs Du Bois that he will have the information on Judge Matthews soon; makes note of the subway situation, believing "there is nothing to worry about," doubting that it will interfere with Du Bois' basement tenant. Letter typed on Nail & Parker, Inc. letterhead.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Jan. 8

Nail, John E.

Letter from John E. Nail to Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to A. G. Dill; calling his attention to the life and achievement of Cornelius A. Hughes and suggesting it be covered in a feature in an upcoming issue of the magazine.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Jan. 14

Crisis (Firm)

Letter from Crisis to John E. Nail

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Jessie Fauset; thanking him for the suggestion relayed in his recent letter (mums312-b168-i351) and gladly welcoming materials concerning his friend Cornelius A. Hughes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers