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1930 Oct. 3

Dillard, J. H. (James Hardy), 1856-1940

Letter from J. H. Dillard to Wallace A. Battle

Explaining that he is willing to allow the American Church Institute for Negroes to advertise and believes The Crisis would be the best place to do so. Sent as a copy to W. E. B. Du Bois, apparently one day after Dillard sent a letter from Du Bois about the matter (mums312-b184-i101).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Mar. 5

Letter from unidentified correspondent to the American Church Institute for Negroes

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Wallace A. Battle. Acknowledges receiving Battle's check and subscription. Explaining that W. E. B. Du Bois is away. Signed "Secretary to Dr. Du Bois."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Oct. 7

Battle, Wallace A.

Letter from Wallace A. Battle to W. E. B. Du Bois

Woodstown (N.J.) - Praising Du Bois for stirring up the south with his article about Okolona Industrial School. Saying that he will send for 100 reserved copies soon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the American Church Institute for Negroes

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining that Thomas J. Calloway has been ill and is leaving The Crisis. Sending his photograph. Explaining his interest in carrying an advertisement for the Church Institute Schools in The Crisis. Addressed to Wallace Battle, but appears to have mistaken the middle initial for a "W" rather than an "A."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Sept. 30

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Dr. James H. Dillard

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning his hope that Dillard will overcome his opposition to advertising and allow the American Church Institute for Negroes schools to advertise in The Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Sept. 5

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Wallace A. Battle

New York (N.Y.) - Sending an advance copy of the October issue of The Crisis, which includes an article based on material sent by Battle. Asking for suggestions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Nov. 27

Battle, Wallace A.

Letter from Wallace A. Battle to W. E. B. Du Bois

Fort Valley (Ga.) - Sending words of encouragement to Du Bois regarding the Crisis and hist statement on "Organization."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Oct. 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the American Church Institute for Negroes

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Wallace A. Battle. Informing Battle that J. H. Dillard is willing to allow the American Church Institute for Negroes to advertise in The Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 May

Battle, Wallace A.

The Okolona tragedy Shooting up the Okolona industrial school

New York (N.Y.) - Okolona President Battle's official statement on the mob violence occurred on the campus and the resulting murder of alumnus Ulysses S. Beskin.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Sept. 1

Okolona Industrial School

Letter from Okolona Industrial School to The Crisis

Okolona (Miss.) - Asking if W. E. B. Du Bois received his correspondence concerning a "confidential matter." Signed by Wallace A. Battle, president.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers