Gallery view

1934 Aug. 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to New History Society

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Mirza Amhad Sohrab; agreeing to furnish the statement requested of him, provided the deadline may be extended to September 1.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 May 6

New History Society

Letter from New History Society to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerns international essay competition open to youth of Asia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 July 2

New History Society

Letter from New History Society to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Mirza Ahmad Sohrab; addressed to the ten members of the Final Board of Judges in the International Competition Offered to the Youth of Asia, among them, W. E. B. Du Bois, Devere Allen, John Haynes Holmes, and Stephen S. Wise; enclosing formal announcement of said prize's conferral; and describing its scope, protocol, and achievement.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 May 10

New History Society

Letter from New History Society to the young people of Asia who have written essays on the subject: 'How can youth contribute to the realization of a universal religion?'

New York (N.Y.) - Salutation: "Dear Brothers and Sisters." Concerns international essay competition open to youth of Asia and hopes for a new fellowship movement.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Sept. 8

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

A message to the youth of Asia

New York (N.Y.) - Composed for the New History Society's Asian essay contest; describing race relations in America and beyond; delineating the "American Negro's" plea for "fellowship and sympathy"; and bidding Asia forget not "these darker elements of fellowship and co-operation."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Apr. 23

New History Society

Synopsis of fourth international competition of the New History Society

New York (N.Y.) - Concerns essay contest "offered to the entire youth of Asia (up to the age of thirty) on the subject: 'How can youth contribute to the realization of a universal religion?'" Mentions dates of competition, prizes offered, and how many eligible entries were received from various countries.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Jan. 29

New History Society

Letter from New History Society to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Mirza Ahmad Sohrab, Director; requesting from him "a message to the youth of Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Newfoundland, Alaska and Canada," and describing the procedure therein involved.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Sept. 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to New History Society

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Mirza Amhad Sohrab; enclosing the requested "short messages to the youth of Asia" and referring him to "Who's Who in America" for a biographical sketch.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 June 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to New History Society

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Mirza Amhad Sohrab; gladly accepting his invitation to serve as final judge for the Society's essay contest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 June

New History Society

Letter from New History Society to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Salutation: "Dear Sir." Concerns "Fifth International Competition offered to the entire youth... of Africa, Alaska, Australia, Canada, Newfoundland, New Zealand, Tasmania, and the Islands belonging to these continents and countries." Essays are to be submitted on the subject "How can youth develop cooperative and harmonious relations among the races of the earth?"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers