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1929 May 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mrs. G. V. Banks

New York (N.Y.) - Returning her editorial about race in the army because he finds it to be false. Mentions that he hopes women will smoke if they want to.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Mar. 18

Letter from unidentified correspondent to Mrs. G. V. Banks

New York (N.Y.) - Telling Banks that her material has been received and that W. E. B. Du Bois is away. Signed "Secretary."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Feb. 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mrs. G. V. Banks

New York (N.Y.) - Asking her to write about a specific event regarding "the colored people in Texas." Apologizing for not answering her earlier letter promptly and being unable to help.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Oct. 25

Banks, Glovina Virginia Perry

Letter from G. V. Banks to W. E. B. Du Bois

Prairie View (Tex.) - Requesting that he further specify the kinds of data he seems to seek in his recent note (mums312-b178-i162) and hoping she can be of assistance therewith.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Aug. 20

Banks, Glovina Virginia Perry

Letter from G. V. Banks to W. E. B. Du Bois

Prairie View (Tex.) - Relaying news about a "young Negro woman" who became a school supervisor. Reminding Du Bois that he will visit "Negro Land Grant colleges" in the future and tell the truth about them.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Aug. 18

Banks, Glovina Virginia Perry

Letter from G. V. Banks to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tyler (Tex.) - Enclosing two clippings for possible use in the columns of the "Crisis" and noting plans to soon join W. R. Banks at Prairie View.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Nov. 1

Banks, Glovina Virginia Perry

Letter from G. V. Banks to W. E. B. Du Bois

Prairie View (Tex.) - Briefly noting her sister's recent academic achievement; and reflecting on the favor/opportunity asked of her in his recent letter (mums312-b178-i162), seeking details on noteworthy and news-worthy accomplishments pertaining to the African American race.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Jan. 16

Banks, Glovina Virginia Perry

Letter from G. V. Banks to W. E. B. Du Bois

Prairie View (Tex.) - Asking if someone is sending Du Bois information about the region. Wishing that Du Bois could give a lecture for "Negro Month." Asking if she may use his lecture.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Oct. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Virginia Banks

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting that she send in, monthly or once every three months, a succinct paragraph detailing "the most significant and important happenings ... of importance to the colored people" and hoping she can fulfill his request.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers