Gallery view

1932 Mar. 4

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to N.A.A.C.P. Board of Directors

New York (N.Y.) - Noting the Association's total contribution to the "Crisis," as of 1922; noting the magazine's particularly precarious financial situation; and outlining how the Association could aid it so as to prolong publication, as well as how the magazine's own administration might make life-saving adjustments.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1914 Apr. 11

Crisis (Firm)

Report of the Crisis to the meeting of the board of directors

Stating the magazine's annual income, March income, current debt, and circulation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Apr. 1

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Board of Directors

Note on N.A.A.C.P. Board meeting

New York (N.Y.) - Summarizing and furnishing some details on the decision passed at the Board's most recent meeting to replace the "Crisis" Editorial Board with a Press Conference comprising Du Bois, Malvan, Seligmann, and Wilkins.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915 Feb. 1

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to N.A.A.C.P. Budget Committee and Board

New York (N.Y.) - Noting the costs of printing and distributing an annual report on "Crisis" doings, and proposing a new system for doing so more economically.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Feb. 9

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Board of Directors

Extract from the minutes of the board of directors

New York (N.Y.) - Reproducing various excerpts from the Board's December 9, 1918 meeting, compiling various statements made on motions and amendments proposed and decided on.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 May 13

Thompson, Pierce McNeil

Letter from Pierce McNeil Thompson. to N.A.A.C.P. Board of Directors

New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging receipt of W. E. B. Du Bois's letter dismissing him as Business Manager of the "Crisis" (i564), appealing to present his case to the Board in person, and enclosing copies of his letters on the matter to W. E. B. Du Bois and the Crisis Committee (i566 and i568, respectively).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Mar. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to N.A.A.C.P. Board of Directors

New York (N.Y.) - Proposing that the Association increase its expenditure on the "Crisis"; warning that if that is unfeasible, publication of the magazine will have to cease; and then proposing a third alternative.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Mar. 22

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to N.A.A.C.P. Board of Directors

New York (N.Y.) - Convening a March 29 Board meeting to discuss the precarious financial situation of the "Crisis" and strongly requesting that every member attend.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Sept. 9

Murphy, Carl, 1889-1967

Letter from Carl Murphy to the Board of Directors of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning W. E. B. Du Bois and his relations with the Crisis; Murphy believes that the "Crisis requires full time thought and energy of its editor, and that under new and younger management, it may again become, not only self-supporting, but the main agency of our sober public opinion."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1914 Dec. 1

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Board of Directors

Minutes of the N.A.A.C.P. Board of Directors

New York (N.Y.) - Documenting the Board's vote that W. E. B. Du Bois, as Director of Publications and Research, "be responsible for the administering of the Crisis Fund and the policy of the 'Crisis.'" Wish granted!

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers