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1944 Nov. 21

New York Telephone Company

Letter from New York Telephone Company to NAACP

New York (N.Y.) - Signed H. Christensen, Representative; addressed to Walter White; regretting they cannot provide W. E. B. Du Bois with a telephone at present -- "His application did not quite measure up to the requirements necessary to qualify him for priority installation" -- and noting an estimated one-year waiting period.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Dec. 1

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter White to New York Telephone Company

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to W. E. Thomas; corroborating the Association's "non-profit, philanthropic" status, and thanking him for his "graciousness" in attempting to set up telephone service for the entity's director of special research, W. E. B. Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers