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1953 Jan. 22

Watts, James

Letter from James Watts to W. E. B. Du Bois

Dearborn (Mich.) - James Watts writes to W. E. B. Du Bois to inquire about travel plans concerning his upcoming trip to Michigan, as he believes there has been a mix-up.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Mar. 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ocean Travel

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Fay Aptheker; requesting that she prepare a tentative estimate for his and Shirley's possible travel to the Bahamas that April and May.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Sept. 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Progressive Party

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Lillian Baldwin; responding to the queries asked in her recent letter (mums312-b138-i065), regarding his and Shirley Graham's campaign tour through the Midwest that October, and the arrangement of corresponding logistical provisions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Mar. 31

Ocean Travel Bureau, Inc. (New York, N.Y.)

Letter from Ocean Travel to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Per his request (mums312-b140-i458), describing the reservations made for his and Shirley's April 25 - May 17 trip to the Bahamas.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 Nov. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Yolande Du Bois Williams

New York (N.Y.) - Describing his distress at her recent worry; noting that "as people get older time goes faster" and that thus he did not realize it had been months since they'd spoken; describing his recent endeavors and efforts; describing the disappointing prospects for Shirley's manuscript; and inviting her to come up for Thanksgiving.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Aug.

American Peace Crusade

Peace rally flier

New York (N.Y.) - Advertising the Crusade's September 22nd presentation of W. E. B. Du bois on the "Search[light] on the Pacific" and Miss Shirley Graham on "The Right to Speak for Peace."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 May 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to American Russian Institute

New York (N.Y.) - Regretting that the tickets ordered for himself and Shirley Graham to attend the Institute dinner on June 2 have not been received, and bidding they "correct this mistake immediately."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Aug. 19

Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)

Letter from Progressive Party to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Lillian Baldwin; reminding him to "never underestimate the power of a wife"; and enclosing a $250 check in remuneration for his and Shirley's campaign tours.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 July 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Lorenz B. Graham

New York (N.Y.) - Inquiring if Shirley Graham's home (presently "in terrible condition") might be cleaned in advance of her July 26th return.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 May 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William R. Hood

New York (N.Y.) - After not hearing from James Watts, W. E. B. Du Bois writes to William R. Hood concerning the cancelled trip to Michigan that was never resolved; seeking payment for losses.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers