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Boston (Mass.) - Telling Du Bois that he relied on "hearsay evidence" to write his article about Okolona University. Typed on Storey Thorndike Palmer & Dodge letterhead.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929
1927 Sept. 22
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New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for furnishing his opinion on the scandal at Okolona (see mums312-b176-i705) and politely declining to agree with his assessment, on the basis of the "pretty thorough investigation" he has made thereon.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1927 Aug. 25
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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to the Principal; seeking assistance securing a photograph of Wallace Battle, and/or a copy of his biography.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1927 Aug. 20
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New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing an article from The Crisis about "the Battle case."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1927 Sept. 27
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Cranberry Isles (Me.) - Offering his opinion on the matter regarding Wallace Battle's resignation from the Okolona Industrial School upon the shooting of Mr. Beskin.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929
1927 Aug. 2
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Okolona (Miss.) - Signed Annie M. Battle; per his query (mums312-b176-i702), hoping to soon forward him the contact info of the recently married Mrs. Beskin.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Okolona Industrial School
1927 July 29
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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to the Principal; seeking assistance securing a photograph of the widow of the late Mr. Beskin.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1927 July 20
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Penns Grove (N.J.) - Per Du Bois's request (mums312-b176-i706), relaying the sought details on the recent scandal at Okolona Industrial School.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Battle, Wallace A.
1927 Aug. 10
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New York (N.Y.) - Noting his thoughts and coverage of Beskin's murder at the Okolona Industrial school and plans to publish a story on same in the "Crisis"; seeking Battle's assistance in gathering "all the facts" thereon; and hoping he can also supply a photo of himself and Mr. Beskin, as well as pertinent details on their respective lives.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1927 Aug. 6
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Woodstown (N.J.) - Praising Du Bois' article about the "tragedy at Okolona." A postscript mentions an error in the article.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Battle, Wallace A.
1927 Sept. 10