Name

Black Star Line, Inc. (54)
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 (36)
Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940 (17)
United States . Dept. of State (4)
Universal Negro Improvement Association (4)
Burghardt, James T. (2)
Century Company (2)
Files . Charles (2)
Furners, Withy & Co. (2)
Lloyd’s Register of British and Foreign Shipping (Firm) (2)
Lloyd’s Register of Shipping (Firm : 1914- ) (2)
May, A. H. (2)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (2)
New York Marine News Company, Inc. (2)
Smith, Wilford H. (2)
Spingarn, Arthur B. (Arthur Barnett), 1878-1971 (2)
Sturgis, Lyman B. (2)
United States . Shipping Board (2)
Bureau Veritas (1)
Canada . Secretary of State (1)
Crisis (Firm) (1)
Delaware . Dept. of Corporations (1)
Dorsinville, Luc (1)
Gibson, Truman K. (1)
Lewis, D. D. (1)
Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982 (1)
Nauticus (1)
Negro Factories Corporation (1)
New York (State). Dept . of Commerce (1)
New York Marine News Company, inc (1)
Nolan, Joseph (1)
North American Shipping Corporation (1)
Osborn, C.H. (1)
Osborn, Edward B. (1)
Reed, Daisy (1)
Stone, H. L. (1)
Thompson, E. E. (1)
Thorpe, D. Erastus (1)
Utopian Neighborhood Club (1)
Whitehead, L.A. (1)

Topic

American occupation, 1915-1934 (1)
HIstory (1)
Race relations (1)

Genre

Correspondence (41)
Drafts (documents) (5)
Notes (2)
Speeches (2)
Advertisements (1)
Circulars (fliers) (1)
Extracts (1)
Press releases (1)
Progress reports (1)
Reports (1)

Collection

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers (54)

Place

New York (N.Y.) (34)
Washington (D.C.) (3)
Bennington (Vt.) (1)
Caldwell (Tex.) (1)
Columbus (Ohio) (1)
East Newmarket (Md.) (1)
Haiti (1)
Isla de San Andrés (San Andrés y Providencia, Colombia) (1)
Medford (Mass.) (1)
Paris (France) (1)
Port au Prince (Haiti) (1)
Tela (Honduras) (1)
United States (1)

 

 

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New York (N.Y.) - Requesting ownership information for a ship named "Yarmouth." Presumably related to the Black Star Line. Page 1 is typewritten letter. Page 2 is handwritten draft of letter.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1920 Nov. 16
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Tela (Honduras) - Inquiring about the status of a magazine mentioned in the Crisis called "The Black Review" and soliciting Du Bois's opinion on Marcus Garvey as his movement is gaining in popularity in Honduras.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Thorpe, D. Erastus
1920 June 6
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Washington (D.C.) - Concerning inability to supply Du Bois with information on Marcus Garvey and the steam ship "Kanawha" (a.k.a "Antonio Maceo"), owned by the Black Star Line due to confidentiality.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

United States . Dept. of State
1922 Oct. 5
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New York (N.Y.) - Concerning information on the Black Star line and the purchase of the steamship "Orion".
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1922 July 27
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New York (N.Y.) - Inquiring about a ship rumored to be purchased by Marcus Garvey's Black Star Line but is apparently held by Furners, Withy & Co. and looking for clarification.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1920 Nov. 16
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New York (N.Y.) - Inquiring about a ship rumored to be purchased by Marcus Garvey's Black Star Line but is apparently held by Furners, Withy & Co. and looking for clarification. Draft of mums312-b016-i030, written in Du Bois's hand.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1920 Nov. 16
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New York (N.Y.) - Looking for financial information about Marcus Garvey and his Black Star Line in order to expose him as a fraud in the Crisis and inquiring about the cost of hiring a ship to Haiti in order to bring aid for Haitians fighting for independence.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1920 July 24
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New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the steam ship "Kanawha" (a.k.a "Antonio Maceo"), owned by the Black Star Line.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1922 Aug. 5
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New York (N.Y.) - Thanking Mr. Files for the information provided and asking where to look for information on a small boat the "Shadyside". Presumably related to the Black Star Line.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1920 Nov. 15
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Summarizes purchases made by Black Star Line over last 20 months. Discusses one example of a woman buying shares in the company.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

1920