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1928 Dec. 27

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Marita O. Bonner

New York (N.Y.) - Regretting having recently missed her in Washington; suggesting that her laziness is "nothing less than tragedy"; and requesting that she send something in for print in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Marita O. Bonner

New York (N.Y.) - Informing Bonner that she won first place in The Crisis literature contest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 June 8

Bonner, Marita, 1898-1971

Letter from Marita Bonner to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Asking that Du Bois publish her work under the pen name Joyce Noel Reed. Requesting that he mention the graduation of her brother, Joseph A. Bonner, from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Sept. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Marietta O. Bonner

New York (N.Y.) - Informing Miss Bonner that the Crisis is going to publish her essay and would like a recent photograph to go along with her essay.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 30

Hopkins, Wayne

Letter from Wayne L. Hopkins to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Commending the "Crisis"'s "splendid quality" and progress, and praising its new format; expressing his enjoyment of Marita Bonner's story, "Drab Rambles"; and suggesting that the work be reprinted in leaflet form.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Sept. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Marita O. Bonner

New York (N.Y.) - Advising Bonner to keep writing under her own name and to ignore her principal's attitude.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 17

Bonner, Marita, 1898-1971

Letter from Marita Bonner to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Expressing her happiness at winning The Crisis contest. Saying that she will try to come to New York and that she will send a picture.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Oct. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Marita Bonner

New York (N.Y.) - Telling Bonner that he is "delighted" to learn she is married and has a home. Encouraging her to write again. Saying he will send her books to review.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Mar. 11

Bonner, Marita, 1898-1971

Letter from Marieta Bonner to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Sending along her story for publication in The Crisis and downplaying its quality.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 27

Hardy, Thomas, Jr.

Letter from Thomas Hardy, Jr. to W. E. B. Du Bois

Montclair (N.J.) - Deeming Marita Bonner's short story "one of the best short stories I have ever read" and thanking him for having printed same in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers