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1929 June 12

Arnette, Tenie L.

Letter from Mrs. Oscar Arnette to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tacoma (Wash.) - Describing a photograph of her son and his recognition in the College Annual. Mentioning the sympathy shown to her son's situation by an ex-senator.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 May 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mrs. Oscar Arnette

New York (N.Y.) - Suggesting that Arnette publicize the facts of discrimination against her son and appeal to state officials.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 May 14

Arnette, Tenie L.

Letter from Mrs. Oscar Arnette to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tacoma (Wash.) - Asking for help in combating the prejudice of Pi Kappa Delta against her son. Describing the accomplishments of her son.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Mar. 4

Arnette, Tenie L.

Letter from Mrs. Oscar Arnette to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tacoma (Wash.) - Describing the racial prejudice preventing her son from participating in the Varsity Debate Team. Asking how others have fought similar cases of prejudice. Discussing various cases of work for racial equality.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 May 17

Arnette, Tenie L.

Letter from Mrs. Oscar Arnette to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tacoma (Wash.) - Describing her son's fight to secure a place in a debate and the dean's prejudice against him. Hoping that Du Bois can ask the national Pi Kappa Delta to remove the clause prohibiting her son to join.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 July 9

Arnette, Tenie L.

Letter from Mrs. Oscar Arnette to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tacoma (Wash.) - Concerning her son's grades and her subscription to The Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 June 13

Clipping about Robinson Hughey Arnette

Clipping from a newspaper mentioning that Arnette received a letter by the president of the college for his participation in varsity debates.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 May 31

Arnette, Tenie L.

Letter from Mrs. Oscar Arnette to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tacoma (Wash.) - Suggesting that the NAACP write to her son's college about removing "objectionable clauses." Explaining that her son has received his letter certifying membership to the Varsity Debate team but that he still cannot be admitted to Pi Kappa Delta.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Mar. 10

Arnette, Tenie L.

Letter from Mrs. Oscar Arnette to Dr. Edward H. Todd

Tacoma (Wash.) - Explaining her son's wish to be allowed on the debate team. Discussing a meeting with his wife who treated her kindly.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 May 22

Arnette, Tenie L.

Letter from Mrs. Oscar Arnette to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tacoma (Wash.) - Discussing the debating fraternity's unwillingness to let her son join on account of his race and the dean's racial prejudice. Hoping to hear from the NAACP soon and that they can help.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers