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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to J. A. Somerville; urging him to allow Hudson to contribute $100 towards his campaign, and reminding him to send photos of the members of his Branch's Committee of Fifteen (see mums312-b176-i687, i688).
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1927 Nov. 12
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New York (N.Y.) - Lamenting the delays and mishaps of "Crisis" distribution described in his recent letter (mums312-b180-i053) and pledging to do everything within his power to straighten the matter out promptly.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1928 Aug. 3
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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to J. A. Somerville; thanking him for the details on the Committee of Fifteen (relayed in mums312-b176-i687, i688) and requesting that he furnish some photos thereof, for replication in a future number of the "Crisis."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1927 Oct. 28
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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Vada Somerville; in light of her silence upon his last letter, inquiring if she's alive (mums312-b041-i077), admitting he now fears "the worse" and asking that she start a campaign in Southern California to help promote and distribute the "Crisis."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1927 Nov. 12
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Los Angeles (Calif.) - Addressed to John R. Shillady, Secretary; signed E. Burton Ceruti, Atty; acknowledging notice from the Post Office regarding delays in the distribution of the "Crisis" and providing verbatim accounts of the Branch's ensuing correspondence with the Postmaster General.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Los Angeles Branch
1919 May 2
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Los Angeles (Calif.) - Signed Vada Somerville; apologizing for and explaining the delay in sending a certain photo to the "Crisis"; and requesting that he send some subscription-renewal blanks.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Los Angeles Branch
1928 Feb.
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New York (N.Y.) - Per her letter (mums312-b180-i051), pledging to do "everything possible to keep peace" in the June number of the "Crisis," making whatever laudatory mention of Branch President H. C. Hudson deemed necessary.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1928 May 10
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Los Angeles (Calif.) - Signed Vada Somerville; regretting her belated reply to his recent letters (mums312-b041-i077, mums312-b176-i691); noting her willingness to put on a "Crisis Campaign" after the Christmas holiday and outlining some of her thoughts thereon; and welcoming any suggestions he may offer on the matter.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Los Angeles Branch
1927 Dec. 5
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Los Angeles (Calif.) - Signed Emma Lue Sayers, Executive Secretary; describing publicity-related difficulties at the Branch and hoping that, in rectification thereof, the June number of the "Crisis" can make "adequate mention of our President and the unselfish work he has given the Association."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Los Angeles Branch
1928 May 5
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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Vada Somerville; enclosing a statement on the "Crisis"'s new department, dedicated to N.A.A.C.P. Junior Divisions (i.e. mums312-b183-i054), and soliciting her branch for submissions to the related contest.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1929 Nov. 11