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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

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

1930 Nov. 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Carl Murphy

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois asks for the names of "any Negroes elected to office in Maryland or Delaware."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Feb. 3

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Telling Jones that he thinks he can send him stories from The Crisis office.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Oct. 3

Afro-American Newspapers

To true slaves

Announcing a ceremony to be hosted by the Daughters of the Confederacy, who will be erecting "a monument to true slaves;" Makes note of Du Bois' assessment of John Brown and his capture of Harpers Ferry.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Oct. 17

Afro-American Newspapers

Barbara Frietchie in Black at Harpers Ferry

Concerning Dr. Bragg's presence at the Daughters of the Confederacy's Heyward Shepherd monument ceremony; notes that Bragg attempted to justify his presence at the "rebel celebration."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Jan. 13

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing his intention to publish a letter written by Jones.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Oct.

Afro-American Newspapers

Local rector to pray for rebel women

Exploring George Bragg's decision to take part in a ceremony hosted by the Daughters of the Confederacy unveiling a memorial to John Brown.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Oct. 17

Afro-American Newspapers

Speeches made at dedication of Uncle Tom-Pappy monument at Harpers Ferry

Bragg reporting for the Afro-American on speeches made at the dedication of Uncle Tom-Pappy Monument at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia; includes a depiction of Braggs "as he pronounced the benediction" as well as "the memorial to faithful slaves," which was unveiled by the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers