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1932

Superb acting in O'Neill play

Review of Eugene O'Neill's play "All God's Chillun Got Wings" at the Embassy Theater.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 12

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

Telegram from W. E. B. Du Bois to Eugene O'Neill

New York (N.Y.) - Copy of a telegram noting the relevant plays have been forwarded to him, and hoping he can judge them by Friday, at noon. See also mums312-b170-i594 through i597.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Eugene O'Neill

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for having participated in the judging of the plays submitted to the "Crisis" contest, and concurring that "The Broken Banjo" was the best. See also mums312-b170-i594 through i599.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Sept. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Eugene O'Neill

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking his assistance in providing the "very unpleasant service" of helping to judge the plays submitted by "amateur Negro writers" for the "Crisis"'s Spingarn Awards, despite knowing "how irksome that sort of thing must be to you."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Sept. 24

O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953

Letter from Eugene O'Neill to W. E. B. Du Bois

Provincetown (Mass.) - Deeming it an honor to help judge the plays submitted to the Spingarn Awards (as requested in mums312-b168-i413) and hoping to be able to do so immediately following the "Desire Under the Elms" tour abroad.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Eugene O'Neill

New York (N.Y.) - Hoping he's had a chance to "glance over" the plays he was to judge for the "Crisis" Spingarn contest (see also mums312-b170-i594).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Eugene O'Neill

New York (N.Y.) - Once again enclosing three plays submitted to the "Crisis" Spingarn contest, for him to judge, and hoping he will still be able and willing.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 12

O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953

Telegram from Eugene O'Neill to W. E. B. Du Bois

Nantucket (Mass.) - Belatedly acknowledging Du Bois's recent correspondence regarding judging the "Crisis" Spingarn contest (see mums312-b170-i594 through i596).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 13

O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953

Telegram from Eugene O'Neill to W. E. B. Du Bois

Nantucket (Mass.) - Deeming the play by Richardson "far and away" the best among those submitted to the "Crisis" literary awards. (See also mums312-b170-i594 through i598).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 July 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Eugene O'Neill

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting his assistance in judging the merit of three plays submitted to the "Crisis" Spingarn contest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers