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1960 June 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Afro-American Newspapers

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Carl Murphy; thanking him once again for his hospitality and for "the honor bestowed upon me."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Apr. 20

Afro-American Newspapers

Letter from Afro-American Newspapers to W. E. B. Du Bois

Baltimore (Md.) - Explaining that Du Bois's letter asking if he could cover the Paris Peace Congress arrived too close to the opening date of the Congress, and that they had already made other arrangements for covering it.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov.

Afro-American Newspapers

United States v. Eugene Dennis Brief Amicus Curiae application

New York (N.Y.) - The Newspaper's motion to file a Brief Amicus Curiae to the Washington D.C. Court of Appeals on the case of United States v. Eugene Dennis; describing the defendant's position; providing legal background on the issue at hand, the enforcement of the Constitution's fourteenth amendment; pointing out and condemning the District Court's "grave error" and demanding that its ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 May 13

Interdenominational Ministers' Alliance

Letter from Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance to Chicago Defender, Pittsburgh Courier, Negro Associated Press, and Afro-American Newspaper

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed William J. Zeigler, Trustee, Fisk University; describing the discussion of professor Lee Lorch's contract renewal at Fisk, and pointing out that among the board were dissenters "who believe that Dr. Lorch was dismissed ... more because of his firm stand for principles and true democratic ideals than for his 'conduct subsequent to his hearing before the sub-committee of Congress.... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Jan. 31

Afro-American Newspapers

Letter from The Afro American to W. E. B. Du Bois

Baltimore (Md.) - Giving permission for Du Bois to publish Jones' recent letter. Asking to see stories submitted in the literary contest held by The Crisis. Describing recent news concerning The Afro-American.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 June 12

Afro-American Newspapers

Letter from Afro-American Newspapers to W. E. B. Du Bois

Baltimore (Md.) - Responding to a previous letter; explaining that a letter was never received from Rufus Clement denying the statements printed by the Baltimore Afro-American, that the article was written by B.M. Phillips, that they have the noted from which Clement's statement was taken, and that they are surprised that he is retracting his statement as they did not ask for it, he provided it voluntarily.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Mar. 31

Afro-American Newspapers

Letter from Afro-American Newspapers to W. E. B. Du Bois

Baltimore (Md.) - Signed Carl Murphy, President; enclosing a copy of the April issue, featuring Nick Aaron Ford's article on "the ten best novels by and about Colored People," Du Bois's "Dark Princess" among them.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Jan. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Afro-American Newspapers

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining that he can't comply with the letter sent on December 16th, due to his current work schedule.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 June 21

Afro-American Newspapers

Letter from Afro-American Newspapers to W. E. B. Du Bois

Baltimore (Md.) - Responding to a previous letter; explaining that Du Bois should have received a reply to the letter he sent to B. M. Phillips, and that the newspaper plans to print a story concerning Rufus Clement's retraction.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Oct. 10

Afro-American Newspapers

Harpers Ferry hopes Dr. Bragg will stay home

Calhoun comments on how "residents cannot see how Bragg can take part in a celebration designed to ridicule his own people;" contains an image of Bragg and an image of an Uncle Tom monument. Monument is being erected in honor of Hayward Shepherd.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers