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1927 Dec. 5

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Los Angeles Branch

Letter from N.A.A.C.P. Los Angeles Branch to W. E. B. Du Bois

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

1927 Nov. 20

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Los Angeles Branch

Letter from N.A.A.C.P. Los Angeles Branch to W. E. B. Du Bois

Los Angeles (Calif.) - Signed J. A. Somerville; describing efforts to forward photos of the Committee of Fifteen, for feature in the "Crisis" (see mums312-b176-i691); noting that body's recent progress; describing Vada's interest and willingness to help distribute the magazine in their area; and discussing Hudson's possible $100 contribution towards that campaign.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Oct. 15

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Los Angeles Branch

Committee of fifteen

Los Angeles (Calif.) - Signed J. A. Somerville; listing the names and professional affiliations of the Branch's Committee of Fifteen, for feature in a forthcoming "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Oct. 15

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Los Angeles Branch

Letter from N.A.A.C.P. Los Angeles Branch to W. E. B. Du Bois

Los Angeles (Calif.) - Signed J. A. Somerville; describing plans for an upcoming Association conference; noting the composition and accomplishments of a certain "Committee of Fifteen," for possible mention in a forthcoming number of the "Crisis"; and for use therewith, enclosing a roster of its members.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Oct. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to N.A.A.C.P. Los Angeles Branch

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

1928 Aug. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to N.A.A.C.P. Los Angeles Branch

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

1927 Nov. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to N.A.A.C.P. Los Angeles Branch

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to J. A. Somerville; thanking him for his recent letter (mums312-b176-i692) and looking forward to receiving the photographs promised therein.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 July 17

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Los Angeles Branch

Letter from N.A.A.C.P. Los Angeles Branch to W. E. B. Du Bois

Los Angeles (Calif.) - Signed H. C. Hudson, President; relaying widespread complaints of lost or missing issues of the "Crisis" and miscommunication in the subscription-renewal process; and bemoaning that "each complaint serves as a barrier to securing other subscribers."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 May 2

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Los Angeles Branch

Letter from N.A.A.C.P. Los Angeles Branch to Crisis

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

1928 May 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to N.A.A.C.P. Los Angeles Branch

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.

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