Gallery view

1927 Apr. 5

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Binga State Bank

New York (N.Y.) - Asking that Binga write to C. W. Joshua.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Liberty Life Insurance Company of Illinois

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to M. O. Bousfield; describing his "Crisis" campaign to help promote "Negro business" and life insurance companies; noting plans to feature specially the "personal adventures" of Jesse Binga; and seeking his advice on other ways "we can bring insurance and the Liberty Life Company before the reading public."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Dec. 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mr. Jesse Binga

New York (N.Y.) - Expressing his satisfaction that Binga liked an article.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Dec.

Binga, Jesse, 1865-1950

Christmas twilight party invitation

Chicago (Ill.) - Invitation to a Christmas Twilight Party hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Binga. The party was set for December 26, 1927 at the Savoy Ballroom in Chicago. Includes a holiday-themed engraving at the top.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Dec. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Binga

New York (N.Y.) - Regretting that he and Mrs. Du Bois cannot attend the Bingas' party.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Aug. 12

Binga State Bank (Chicago, Ill.)

Letter from Binga State Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning the bank's contribution to The Crisis prize for a work on banking.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Mar. 5

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Binga State Bank

New York (N.Y.) - Asking for photographs of the arcade for use in The Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 June 12

Binga State Bank

Letter from Binga State Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Jesse Binga, President; noting that a "Crisis" article on banking "from an educational standpoint" would be right up their alley; and reaffirming the institution's "hearty support" of the magazine.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Oct. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Binga State Bank

New York (N.Y.) - Proposing an extension to The Crisis contest for works on "Negro business."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 July 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Binga State Bank

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning entries for The Crisis prize for a work on banking and a contribution. The Crisis letterhead is on the reverse side.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers