1932 Dec. 20
Del Acker, F. S. M.
New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a complaint from W. E. B. Du Bois about a cold standpipe and cold water in his apartment. Forwarded to Du Bois.
1930 Mar. 24
Houghton, Mifflin and Company
Boston (Mass.) - Addressed to Roscoe Conkling Bruce; Signed F. S. Hoyt. Agreeing that the word "Negro" should be capitalized "as is done in the case of other words indicating racial types," and informing him that the publisher has, as of last year, "adopted the standard practice of capitalizing this word wherever it occurs." Possibly enclosed in correspondence with W. E. B. Du Bois con... more
Document contains typescripts of letters regarding the Washington production of the pageant, "Star of Ethiopia"; letters separated by the headings, "from the White citizens of Washington" and "from the colored". Correspondents include Board of Education members, a school superintendent, secretaries, a principal and a Bishop.