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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

1930 July 31

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.) - Sending May Owing's address and thanking Arnette for sending information.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Mar. 11

Letter from unidentified correspondent to Mrs. Oscar Arnette

New York (N.Y.) - Telling Arnette that W. E. B. Du Bois is out our town and will see her letter upon his return. Signed "Secretary."

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

1930 July 15

Arnette, Tenie L.

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

Tacoma (Wash.) - Updating Du Bois on the discrimination of Pi Kappa Delta toward her son Hughey. Praising Du Bois's work. Asking for May Owing's address. A handwritten note in red mentions a subscription renewal.

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