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1944 Jan. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Southern Negro Youth Congress

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Louis Burnham; regretfully declining his invitation to appear at the Congress's 7th anniversary celebration, as it conflicts with his mid-west lecture tour.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 Apr. 28

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

Louis Burnham

New York (N.Y.) - In a memorial speech for his friend Louis Burnham, Du Bois makes the case for preventative, socialized medicine as the main means for preventing the untimely deaths of our friends and colleagues.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Jan. 8

Freedom

Letter from Freedom to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Louis E. Burnham; enclosing a $50 check in remuneration for his article, "One Hundred Years in the Struggle for Negro Freedom" and apologizing for the delay.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 Feb. 18

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

Telegram from W. E. B. Du Bois to Southern Negro Youth Conference

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Louis E. Burnham; gladly agreeing to sponsor the impending Conference at Tuskegee Institute.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Jan. 12

Freedom

Letter from Freedom to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Asking Du Bois to write an 800 word article for their February issue.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Oct. 10

Freedom

Invitation from Freedom to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Invitation to a "champagne sip" in honor of the magazine's editor, Louis E. Burnham.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 Apr. 28

Committee of Friends of Louis E. Burnham

Louis E. Burnham memorial meeting agenda

New York (N.Y.) - Outlining the minute-by-minute proceedings of the April 28 meeting in memory of Burnham, featuring a 5-minute address by W. E. B. Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Oct. 8

Freedom

Letter from Freedom to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to a previous letter; mentioning that they are pleased to know that he can speak at the October 30th forum on the subject: "What is Your Stake in the Liberation Movements of Africa?"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Jan. 12

Southern Negro Youth Congress

Letter from Southern Negro Youth Congress to W. E. B. Du Bois

Birmingham (Ala.) - Signed Louis E. Burnham; congratulating him on his election to the National Institute of Arts and Letters; hoping to publicly acknowledge the honor by hosting him at the Congress's 7th anniversary celebration; and describing the details of the prospective engagement.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Dec. 18

Southern Negro Youth Congress

Letter from Southern Negro Youth Congress to W. E. B. Du Bois

Birmingham (Ala.) - Signed Louis E. Burnham, Organizational Secretary; thanking him for his comments on the Congress, and relaying his own thoughts on the group's aims and obligations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers