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1923 July 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Robert E. De Plea

New York (N.Y.) - Response to a letter regarding being misquoted in the Chicago Defender and referencing a telegram demanding retraction.

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1947 Apr. 17

Chicago Defender

Circular letter from Chicago Defender to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Asking that all columnists expedite work for the National Edition.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Dec.

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

The winds of time

From Du Bois's Chicago Defender column. Discussing the terms "Afro-American" and "American Negro."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Aug. 23

Chicago Defender

Telegram from Chicago Defender to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Sent by Metz T. P. Lochard, Editor-in-Chief; in answer to his query (mums312-b109-i332), noting that the paper has one extra column of his on hand; and pledging to write next week "on a lecture proposition."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 May 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Chicago Defender

San Francisco (Calif.) - Providing his third article on the San Francisco Conference, and explaining that he would like to lecturing in Chicago about his experience once the conference in finished.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Aug. 27

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

The winds of time

From Du Bois's Chicago Defender column. Concerning poverty rates in the United States and the economic condition of "American Negroes."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Mar. 5

Letter from unidentified correspondent to The Chicago Defender

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning receipt of Young's letter and the absence of W. E. B. Du Bois due to a lecture tour. From Du Bois' secretary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 May 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Chicago Defender

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to John Sengstacke; reminding him of his dual-subscription to the paper and complaining that it has not been arriving at its Baltimore destination (while issues addressed to the New York office have been coming in regularly).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Mar.

Chicago Defender

Helen hunt most popular church girl

Chicago (Ill.) - Relaying the conferral of the "Chicago's Most Popular Church Girl" award to Wilson Junior college student Helen Hunt and announcing the formal coronation ceremony therefor.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 Dec. 15

Abbott, Robert S. (Robert Sengstacke), 1868-1940

Letter from Robert S. Abbott to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Regarding an article for the Chicago Defender written in plain language for the publication's audience. Typewritten on stationery of the Robert S. Abbott Publishing Company, publishers of the Chicago Defender; signed by Robert S. Abbott, President.

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