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1927 Oct. 29

Liberty Life Insurance Company of Illinois

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

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed M. O. Bousfield, President; acknowledging Du Bois's recent letter on the "Crisis" essay contest his Company is helping to sponsor (mums312-b039-i322), and agreeing to extend the competition through July 1, 1928.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 June 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to M. O. Bousfield

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois' proposal of "colored insurance societies" offering prizes for essays that would "feature Negro insurance." Enclosure not with letter.

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

1926 May 13

Bousfield, M. O. (Midian Othello)

Letter from M. O. Bousfield to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - In response to Du Bois' letter (mums312-b173-i207), Bousfield asks Du Bois to keep in touch with the progress of the proposed essay contest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 June 23

Bousfield, M. O. (Midian Othello)

Letter from M. O. Bousfield to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - In response to Du Bois' letter (mums312-b173-i211), Bousfield informs Du Bois that the Liberty Life Insurance Company will make up the financial difference for the essay contest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 July 18

Liberty Life Insurance Company of Illinois

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

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed M. O. Bousfield, President; per Du Bois's update and request (mums312-b176-i294), enclosing the Company's $72 contribution to the "Crisis"'s essay contest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Oct. 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to M. O. Bousfield

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois' proposal of "colored insurance societies" offering prizes for essays that would "feature Negro insurance;" asks Bousfield where his company currently stands on such a project.

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 Liberty Life Insurance Company of Illinois

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to M. O. Bousfield; providing an update on the response to the "Crisis" essay contest the Company his helping to sponsor and hoping he can send the promised $72 check as soon as possible.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Jan. 31

Liberty Life Insurance Company of Illinois

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

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed M. O. Bousfield, President; acknowledging his recent letter and enclosure (see mums312-b176-i292, mums312-b174-i020) and pledging his Company's sponsorship of the program therein outlined.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 June 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to M. O. Bousfield

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois' proposal of "colored insurance societies" offering prizes for essays that would "feature Negro insurance;" notes and lists others that have agreed to take part in the contest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers