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1931 Dec. 29

Crisis (Firm)

Letter from Crisis to George F. Bragg, Jr.

New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging his letter to W. E. B. Du Bois (mums312-b188-i252) and pledging to bring it to the Editor's attention promptly upon his return to the office.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Oct. 10

Afro-American Newspapers

Harpers Ferry hopes Dr. Bragg will stay home

Calhoun comments on how "residents cannot see how Bragg can take part in a celebration designed to ridicule his own people;" contains an image of Bragg and an image of an Uncle Tom monument. Monument is being erected in honor of Hayward Shepherd.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Dec. 29

Bragg, George F. (George Freeman), 1863-1940

Letter from George F. Bragg, Jr. to W. E. B. Du Bois

Baltimore (Md.) - Complaining of and rejecting Du Bois's condemnation of a prayer of benediction recited at Harper's Ferry as "a disgraceful act" (as per a recent "Crisis" editorial) and noting that he, "a Christian Minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ ... [is] not responsible to you for my ministerial acts."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Oct. 17

Afro-American Newspapers

Barbara Frietchie in Black at Harpers Ferry

Concerning Dr. Bragg's presence at the Daughters of the Confederacy's Heyward Shepherd monument ceremony; notes that Bragg attempted to justify his presence at the "rebel celebration."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Dec. 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George F. Bragg

New York (N.Y.) - Pledging to correct the mistake in the "Crisis" pointed out in his recent letter (mums312-b178-i279).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Feb. 15

Bragg, George F. (George Freeman), 1863-1940

Letter from George F. Bragg Jr. to W. E. B. Du Bois

Baltimore (Md.) - Concerning a photograph of the late Gen. William Mahone, of Virginia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Oct.

Afro-American Newspapers

Local rector to pray for rebel women

Exploring George Bragg's decision to take part in a ceremony hosted by the Daughters of the Confederacy unveiling a memorial to John Brown.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Oct. 17

Afro-American Newspapers

Speeches made at dedication of Uncle Tom-Pappy monument at Harpers Ferry

Bragg reporting for the Afro-American on speeches made at the dedication of Uncle Tom-Pappy Monument at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia; includes a depiction of Braggs "as he pronounced the benediction" as well as "the memorial to faithful slaves," which was unveiled by the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Nov. 24

Bragg, George F. (George Freeman), 1863-1940

Letter from George F. Bragg to Editor of the Crisis

Baltimore (Md.) - Deeming "misleading" the "Crisis"'s recent feature on Bishop Gardener and pointing out the error in the description of his involvement at a certain luncheon at the Willard.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers