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1926 Sept. 17

Crisis (Firm)

Letter from Crisis to Ethel Ray

New York (N.Y.) - Signed A. G. Dill; seeking her final decision on Du Bois's offer of employment at the magazine.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Sept. 30

Nance, Ethel Ray, 1899-1992

Letter from Ethel Ray May to Crisis

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Addressed to A. G. Dill; per his query (mums312-b174-i158), reluctantly relaying she most postpone her return to New York City, and thus declining Du Bois's offer of employment at the magazine's offices.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 June 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ethel Ray Williams

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting Ethel May Ray to obtain information from the University of Minnesota. Enclosure not with letter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Apr. 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ethel May Ray

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking Ray for sending in a story.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Oct. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ethel Ray Williams

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting that he furnish a photo and brief bio of the apprently-recently-deceased "colored lawyer" William R. Morris, for inclusion in the forthcoming number of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Feb. 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ethel Ray Williams

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting a photograph and account of the life of the late Brown Smith.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Apr. 6

Nance, Ethel Ray, 1899-1992

Telegram from Ethel M. Ray to W. E. B. Du Bois

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Asking Du Bois to use a different version of the "Mary Jones case." Mentioning an early summer and someone named Marielle.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Oct. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ethel May Ray

New York (N.Y.) - Inquiring into her well-being, and requesting her participation in a project to furnish the "Crisis" with regular updates on goings-on "of significance to the colored people" in her local area.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 June 15

Nance, Ethel Ray, 1899-1992

Letter from Ethel Ray Williams to W. E. B. Du Bois

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Sending Du Bois information concerning the University of Minnesota, noting "there are 75 Negro students" enrolled in 1932.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Mar. 5

Nance, Ethel Ray, 1899-1992

Letter from Ethel Ray Williams to W. E. B. Du Bois

Duluth (Minn.) - Asking about the use of some poems for The Crisis. Also, a more personal note commenting on not meeting during the summer and the end of the winter months. No items included.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers