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1930 Sept. 28

Dunbar-Nelson, Alice Moore, 1875-1935

Letter from Alice Dunbar Nelson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Wilmington (Del.) - Relaying news regarding the Delaware senatorial race and its candidates' positions on the Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill; describing plans to hold a campaign "with a whoop and a bang" next weekend and inviting Du Bois to speak thereat: "To say that the campaign against Senator Hastings was opened by Dr. Du Bois is to strike terror into the hearts of the enemy at the jump."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Nov. 24

American Interracial Peace Committee

Circular letter from The American Interracial Peace Committee to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Concerning an appeal for funds. Channing Tobias' address appears at the top of the page.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920 Dec. 6

Wooten, H. Ray

Letter from H. Ray Wooten to W. E. B. Du Bois

Wilmington (Del.) - Informing Du Bois that Dr. Pipes was not elected to the local legislature. Explaining the reasons for the dismissal of Mrs. Alice Dunbar Nelson from Howard High School.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Sept. 16

Dunbar-Nelson, Alice Moore, 1875-1935

Letter from Alice Dunbar Nelson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Per his query (mums312-b182-i488), relaying the names and addresses of African American members of the Wilmington City Council.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920 Oct. 15

Board of Public Education (Wilmington Del.)

Wilmington Board of Education meeting minutes

Wilmington (Del.) - Letters read from local citizens reacting to the conflict between Principal Wooten and Mrs. Nelson. Decided to accept President Wooten's withdrawal of his resignation. Resolved to accept Mrs. Nelson's resignation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Sept. 30

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Alice Dunbar Nelson

New York (N.Y.) - Gladly agreeing to speak at Wilmington and take part in the campaign against Senator Hastings; but "please for heaven sakes secure me a decent fee. One hundred dollars would be fine; $50 acceptable, and I would not throw $25 in the waste basket."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 July 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to The American Interracial Peace Committee

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the subject for an upcoming teachers conference.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 June 9

American Interracial Peace Committee

Letter from The American Interracial Peace Committee to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Concerning essays for Du Bois to ready for a contest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Sept. 12

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

Letter from W.E.B. Du Bois to Alice Dunbar-Nelson

New York (N. Y.) - Du Bois writes to thank Alice Dunbar-Nelson for his kind words about "The gift of Black Folk" and to say he found Dunbar-Nelson's articles very useful.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1917 May 22

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

Letter from W.E.B. Du Bois to Alice M. Dunbar-Nelson

New York (N.Y.) - Granting Dunbar-Nelson permission to use certain passages, so long as they are not very long, from the "Souls of Black Folk" and "Quest of the Silver Fleece" in an elocution book.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers