Name

Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1906-1977 (84)
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 (80)
Ocean Travel Bureau, Inc. (New York, N.Y.) (10)
Aptheker, Fay P. (8)
Watts, James (7)
Baldwin, Lillian (6)
Hyun, Peter, 1906- (6)
Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948) (6)
Southern California Peace Crusade (Organization) (6)
International Union, United Automobile Workers of America (CIO) . Local 600 (Dearborn, Mich.) (5)
American Peace Crusade (4)
Du Bois, Yolande (4)
Council of Local 600 United Auto Workers (3)
Shipley, Ruth B. (3)
United States . Passport Office (3)
Adams, Alton A. (2)
Belmont, Ruth (2)
Citron, Alice (2)
Macmillan Company (2)
Marinsky, Harry (2)
McMenamin, Jane F. (2)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Denver Branch (2)
National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.) (2)
New Republic (2)
Putnam, James (2)
Sancton, Thomas (2)
Streator, George (2)
Wright, Louis T. (Louis Tompkins), 1891-1952 (2)
Afro-American Newspapers (1)
Agrin, Gloria (1)
Alexander, E. R. (Ernest Raymond), 1892-1960 (1)
Alexander, Muriel (1)
American Center of P.E.N. (1)
American Russian Institute (1)
Aptheker, Bettina (1)
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 (1)
Brown, Benjamin A. (1)
Canadian Peace Congress (1)
Cobb, James A. (James Adlai), 1876-1958 (1)
Dodson, Dan W. (1)
Dreis, Harry (1)
Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977 (1)
Geffen, Felicia, 1903-1994 (1)
Graham, Lorenz B. (1)
Harlem Quarterly (1)
Hood, William R. (1)
Howard University (1)
Hudson, Jane (1)
Jennison, Mary (1)
Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976 (1)
Mayor's Committee on Unity (New York, N.Y.) (1)
Messner, Julian (1)
Michigan Council for Peace (1)
Murphy, Carl, 1889-1967 (1)
National Conference for the Advancement of the Americas (1)
New Century Publishers (1)
Nicoll, Allardyce, 1894-1976 (1)
Nkrumah, Francis Nwai-Kofi (1)
Padmore, George, 1902-1959 (1)
Paul, Michael (1)
Progressive Citizens of America (1)
Read, Florence Matilda (1)
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 (1)
Runes, Dagobert D. (Dagobert David), 1902- (1)
Spelman College (1)
Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958 (1)

Topic

Travel (27)
Peace movements (6)
Travel costs (5)
Political activity (4)
Passports (3)
Deportation (2)
Trials, litigation, etc. (2)
Pan-Africanism (1)
Portraits (1)

Genre

Correspondence (72)
Fliers (printed matter) (4)
Memorandums (4)
Programs (documents) (3)
Invoices (2)
Telegrams (2)
Announcements (1)
Broadsides (notices) (1)
Invitations (1)
Itineraries (1)
Letters of introduction (1)
Schedules (time plans) (1)

Collection

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers (84)

Place

New York (N.Y.) (65)
Atlanta (Ga.) (5)
Michigan (3)
Canada (2)
Chicago (Ill.) (2)
Dearborn (Mich.) (2)
Denver (Colo.) (2)
Los Angeles (Calif.) (2)
New York (N. Y.) (2)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) (1)
Detroit (Mich.) (1)
New Haven (Conn.) (1)
Washington (D.C.) (1)

 

 

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Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Mordecai W. Johnson; recommending Shirley Graham for a position at the University and suggesting "she probably knows more of the history of Negro music than any living person."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1942 Nov. 5
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New York (N.Y.) - Listing the Institute's administrators and members, and providing brief bios of the recipients of its grants in the Departments of Art, Literature, and Music (among them Shirley Graham).
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

National Institute of Arts and Letters (U.S.)
1950 May 25
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Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Ruth Belmont, Finance Chairman; enclosing $150 to cover a share of W. E. B. Du Bois's and Shirley Graham's travel expenses to the September 22 Chicago peace rally, as promised in an earlier letter, and suggesting the subjects each ought address during their speaking engagements there.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Belmont, Ruth
1951 Sept. 17
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New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the denial of passports to Du Bois and his wife; Du Bois asks if it would be pointless to fill out another application; reiterates that neither he or is wife has ever broken any laws or committed any crime; he needs his passport to attend the meeting of the World Peace Council in Budapest, for which he is a member and has been nominated to receive a peace pri... more
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1953 Mar.
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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Felicia Geffen; per her recent query (mums312-b125-i193), recommending Shirley Graham for an "Arts and Letters" grant, and briefly describing her "distinguished literary career."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1949 Sept. 21
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New York (N.Y.) - Billing him $694.38 for his and Shirley's travel through the west and midwest, setting out on February 13, and with an open return.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Ocean Travel Bureau, Inc. (New York, N.Y.)
1953 Feb. 10
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New York (N.Y.) - Describing goals and objectives of the Council's June 26 conference, and listing its various sponsors, among them W. E. B. Du Bois and Shirley Graham.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

National Conference for the Advancement of the Americas
1948 June 16
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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Fay Aptheker; relaying his preferences and rough schedule for his and Shirley Graham's travel through Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, among other American cities, and bidding she "kindly set up the best itinerary that you can make for us and let us know the cost."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1953 Jan. 5
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New York (N.Y.) - Signed Lillian Baldwin; proposing a Midwest campaign tour for him and Shirley Graham, taking them through Cleveland, Youngstown, Akron, and Dayton in early October, and requesting that they relay soon if such a plan is agreeable.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)
1952 Sept. 5
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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Carl Murphy; relaying his and Shirley's recent return from "four weeks complete rest in the Bahamas and Cuba" and thanking him for the paper's "generous and sympathetic treatment" of their marriage and Dept. of Justice indictment; "This gave us a great uplift and much hope for the future."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1951 Apr. 11