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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
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New York (N.Y.) - Draft of a retraction statement to correct an erroneous claim in The Crisis that the Yarmouth vessel owned by the Black Star Line is a wooden rather than a steel vessel. Presumably written by Arthur Spingarn or W. E. B. Du Bois. Final proposed drafts can be found in item mums312-b166-i107.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

1921 Feb.
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Discusses Marcus Garvey's plans to acquire another ship for his Black Star Line. Mentions a coal shortage affecting the S. S. Frederick Douglass.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

1920 Feb. 14
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Port au Prince (Haiti) - Comments on an article in the September issue of The Crisis. Discusses the Black Star Line, especially the S. S. Yarmouth.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Dorsinville, Luc
1922 Sept. 21
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New York (N.Y.) - Draft of a retraction statement to correct an erroneous claim in The Crisis that the Yarmouth vessel owned by the Black Star Line is a wooden rather than a steel vessel. Presumably written by Arthur Spingarn or W. E. B. Du Bois. Final proposed drafts can be found in item mums312-b166-i107.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

1921 Feb.
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New York (N.Y.) - Mentions the pending case of Black Star Line, Inc. v. Du Bois and N. A. A. C. P.. Suggests a different retraction statement for publication in The Crisis than the one sent by Spingarn for an end to legal proceedings.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Smith, Wilford H.
1921 Jan. 27
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Envisions the future of the black race in Africa. Urges black men to join the revolution by investing in the Black Star Line. Gives information about purchasing stock.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Black Star Line, Inc.
1920
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New York (N.Y.) - Draft of a retraction statement to correct an erroneous claim in The Crisis that the Yarmouth vessel owned by the Black Star Line is a wooden rather than a steel vessel. Presumably written by Arthur Spingarn or W. E. B. Du Bois. Final proposed drafts can be found in item mums312-b166-i107.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

1921 Feb.
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Reports new purchases of ships by the Black Star Line. Mentions an upcoming convention of the Universal Negro Improvement Association. Discusses purchasing shares. Advertises boat excursions.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Universal Negro Improvement Association
1920 May
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Discusses fund raising by Universal Negro Improvement Association. Asks for support from "Negroes everywhere."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Lewis, D. D.
1920 Aug. 28