Gallery view

1925 Feb. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George W. Crawford

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois agrees that he would still like the Talladega article with a new photograph. See mums312-b169-i483 for Crawford's letter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Nov. 9

Crisis (Firm)

Letter from Crisis to George Crawford

New York (N.Y.) - For W. E. B. Du Bois, relaying that Emmett Scott has agreed to a statement, "but first must 'consult' with his lawyers," and enclosing a copy thereof.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Oct. 13

Talladega College

Letter from Talladega College to Crisis

New Haven (Conn.) - Signed George W. Crawford; addressed to Pierce Thompson, Business Manager; regarding payment for the College's ads in the magazine's classified section.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Oct. 13

Crawford, George W. (George Williamson), b. 1877

Letter from George W. Crawford to W. E. B. Du Bois and Emmett Scott

New Haven (Conn.) - Reminding them of the "lofty ideals" of the organization to which all three belong -- Sigma Pi Phi -- reflecting on the controversy among them of recent months; and proposing the establishment of a mediation committee to resolve the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Dec. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George W. Crawford

New York (N.Y.) - Soliciting from him a piece on Talladega (and "first class photographs" for publication in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Nov. 5

Crawford, George W. (George Williamson), b. 1877

Note from George W. Crawford to unidentified correspondent

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Urging Du Bois, Minton, Johnson, or someone else involved in the Du Bois-Scott case, not to make any reference to any action taken by the Howard University Board of Trustees, as such mention will "only provoke further controversy."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Oct. 13

Crawford, George W. (George Williamson), b. 1877

Letter from George W. Crawford to W. E. B. Du Bois and Emmett J. Scott

New Haven (Conn.) - Attempting to reconcile the "two outstanding members of the Fraternity" and proposing the arrangement of a mediation committee to aid in the case's resolution.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Oct. 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George W. Crawford

New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging his recent letter and advisements (see mums312-b192-i471) and relaying his own willingness to meet Emmett Scott "and his friends"; and reiterating his supreme interest in the well-being of Howard University "and the Negro race." See mums312-b192-i472 for first draft.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Apr. 4

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Letter from N.A.A.C.P. to W. E. B. Du Bois

New Haven (Conn.) - Signed George Crawford; congratulating him on the resolution recently reached between the "Crisis" and the N.A.A.C.P.; concurring that the Association "in many respects ... is on the wrong track"; and briefly noting the improvement in his health.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Oct. 18

Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957

Letter from Emmett Scott to George W. Crawford

Washington (D.C.) - Relaying his "instant" reaction to Crawford's letter (mums312-b192-i471), essentially that W. E. B. Du Bois had no right to publish defamatory material about him twice in the "Crisis"; describing the various ensuing scandals and his attorneys' efforts coming up with an equitable settlement; and expressing his own desire to amicably resolve the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers