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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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

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

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 May 13

Interdenominational Ministers' Alliance

Letter from Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance to Chicago Defender, Pittsburgh Courier, Negro Associated Press, and Afro-American Newspaper

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed William J. Zeigler, Trustee, Fisk University; describing the discussion of professor Lee Lorch's contract renewal at Fisk, and pointing out that among the board were dissenters "who believe that Dr. Lorch was dismissed ... more because of his firm stand for principles and true democratic ideals than for his 'conduct subsequent to his hearing before the sub-committee of Congress.... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Jan. 2

Chicago Defender

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

Chicago (Ill.) - Explaining that he likes the new title for Du Bois's column.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers