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1926 Oct. 20

Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946

Letter from Countee Cullen to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Expressing his joy at winning "second prize in the poetry section of The Crisis contest." Regretting that he cannot attend the awards. Written on the stationery of the Opportunity Journal of Negro Life.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Countee Cullen

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois congratulates Cullen, as he won Spingarn first prize for poetry.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Mar. 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Countee Cullen

New York (N.Y.) - Asking Cullen to continue sending unillustrated letters.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Oct. 27

Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946

Letter from Countee Cullen to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking Du Bois and The Crisis for the prize awarded to him. Saying that he will send a photograph soon. Written on the stationery of the Opportunity Journal of Negro Life.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Jan. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Alpha Culture Club

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Ola C. Moorehead; gladly agreeing to use some of her article (on Countee Cullen) in a forthcoming edition of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Apr. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Countee Cullen

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois inquires if Cullen has entered any of his work in the Crisis' Spingarn contest, and if he has not yet, Du Bois hopes he will.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Oct. 30

Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946

Letter from Countee Cullen to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Saying that he is sending a photograph to Du Bois. Written on the stationery of the Opportunity Journal of Negro Life.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Jan. 17

Alpha Culture Club

Letter from Alpha Culture Club to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Ola Calhoun Moorehead, President; enclosing an account of Countee Cullen's recent visit to Chicago, for possible feature in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Oct. 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Countee Cullen

New York (N.Y.) - Saying that he is enclosing Cullen's check award.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Mar. 2

Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946

Letter from Countee Cullen to W. E. B. Du Bois

Paris (France) - Explaining that he and Yolande Du Bois have been unable "to work jointly." Asking if Du Bois would still like him to send unillustrated letters.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers