Gallery view

1932 June 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to James A. Cobb

New York (N.Y.) - Noting J. E. Spingarn will soon communicate to him his appointment to the "Crisis" Committee; describing the ongoing debate regarding the relationship of the magazine to its parent organization, the N.A.A.C.P. and indicating the prevailing interpretation; listing other members of the newly founded Committee; and outlining the principal duties associated with the post.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 June 27

Cobb, James A. (James Adlai), 1876-1958

Letter from James A. Cobb to the editor of The Crisis

Washington (D.C.) - Reports that he has not received the July issue of The Crisis even though he has renewed his subscription.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 Dec. 24

Cobb, James A. (James Adlai), 1876-1958

Letter from James A. Cobb to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Offers an opinion on the Dyer Bill to be published.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Mar.

Appointment of Cobb wins approval newspaper clipping

Washington (D.C.) - Pen marks direct the reader to the article about James A. Cobb. Article discusses his appointment as Municipal Court judge.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Mar. 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to James A. Cobb

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking Cobb for sending a picture and data about himself. Asking him for more information on "the municipal judges of Washington" and "colored men in the United States who have occupied judicial positions."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Mar. 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to James A. Cobb

New York (N.Y.) - Congratulating Cobb on his appointment. Asking for a photograph and biographical information to use in The Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Dec. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Judge James Cobb

New York (N.Y.) - Asking for a recent photo of Cobb and "the other colored office holders" for use in The Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Mar. 24

Cobb, James A. (James Adlai), 1876-1958

Letter from James A. Cobb to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Giving Du Bois information about the salary and jurisdiction of the Municipal Court. A handwritten postscript says that Senator Pat Harrison plans to launch a personal investigation into Cobb's appointment.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Dec. 30

Cobb, James A. (James Adlai), 1876-1958

Letter from James A. Cobb to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Sending his photograph for publication in The Crisis. Wishing Du Bois and his family happy holidays. Typed on Municipal Court of the District of Columbia letterhead.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 June 28

Dill, Augustus Granville

Letter from A. G. Dill to James A. Cobb

New York (N.Y.) - Explains that the reason Cobb has not received The Crisis is because the local association has delayed reporting his renewal to the national office. A handwritten note gives dates on which lists from the Washington association were received.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers