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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

1923 Jan. 7

Dunbar-Nelson, Alice Moore, 1875-1935

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

Wilmington (Del.) - Providing a quotation that Du Bois had requested. Typed on letterhead of the Anti-Lynching Crusaders.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920 Oct. 12

Wilmington (Del.) . Board of Public Education

Wilmington Board of Education meeting minutes

Wilmington (Del.) - Discussing the firing of Mrs. Nelson. Concludes that Principal Wooten should not be censured for firing her. Urges Mrs. Nelson to retract her negative statements made in the press about Principal Wooten. Decides to discuss related resignations at the next meeting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 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.) - Seeking the names and addresses of any African American members of the Delaware State Legislature or Wilmington City Council.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 May 8

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.) - Addressed to Alice Dunbar Nelson. Concerning the American Interracial Peace Committee's advertisement in The Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 July 11

American Interracial Peace Committee

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

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Concerning a cut of the National Negro Music Festival. Discussing a conference where Du Bois will speak at the night session. Signed by Alice Dunbar Nelson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Oct. 25

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.) - Addressed to Alice Dunbar Nelson. Regretting that he cannot offer Nelson a job at The Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Oct. 23

American Interracial Peace Committee

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

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Mentioning a leaflet. Explaining that the American Interracial Peace Committee will stop work due to lack of funding. Signed by Alice Dunbar Nelson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers