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1929 June 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to The Dunbar News

New York (N.Y.) - Granting permission for Roscoe Conkling Bruce to reprint a review from The Crisis of Walter White's book. Sent to Bruce at the Paul Laurence Dunbar Apartments, but responding to a request made by The Dunbar News in item mums312-b181-i529.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Feb. 1

Dunbar News

Letter from the Dunbar News to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce; calling his attention to the fact that the Atlantic Monthly "is now printing the word Negro, when referring to Americans of African descent, with a capital N" and encouraging him and acquaintances to write letters of appreciation to Ellery Sedgwick, editor, such that the trend may be upheld and extend into other media, e. g. The New York Ti... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Mar. 5

Dunbar News

Letter from the Dunbar News to the Sun

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce, Editor; requesting rights to republish the article "Negro in the Theater" in the Dunbar News and reminding them of similar occasions in the past; adding, in a post-script, a note concerning the capitalization of the word "Negro," cautioning that the word "with a small n is now pretty definitely outmoded," naming periodicals who hav... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Nov. 12

Dunbar News

Letter from The Dunbar News to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the return of photographs of Elizabeth Prophet and her work used for columns in the Dunbar News.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Feb. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the Dunbar News

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed "My dear Mr. Bruce"; returning a previously enclosed letter from the New York Urban League (mums312-b053-i263) and thanking him for having shared it: "It is characteristic."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Oct. 5

Dunbar News

Confidential Memorandum for Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce; regarding the non-capitalization of the word "negro" in The Atlantic Monthly, to which he "entered vigorous protest" through a letter to the editor; enclosing the correspondence received in response from Ellery Sedgwick, and thanking Du Bois in advance for whatever "information, courtesy or kindness you may see your way clear to extend me i... more

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1930 Dec. 12

Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, 1879-1950

Letter from Roscoe Conkling Bruce to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Bruce thanks Du Bois for sending the Bliss Perry article.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Apr. 26

Memorandum from unidentified correspondent to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois' editorial on the Forum not capitalizing the "'N' in Negro."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Mar. 4

Sun (New York, N.Y.)

Letter from the Sun to Dunbar News

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Roscoe Bruce; signed Keats Speed, Managing Editor. Ceding rights to republish "Negro in the Theater," as requested (see mums312-b053-i267), and regarding the the word "Negro," reporting that he has issued "instructions to the Composing Room to capitalize" it.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 May 27

Dunbar News

Letter from The Dunbar News to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Asking for permission to reprint the review of "Rope and Faggot" by Walter White that appeared in The Crisis. Signed by Roscoe Conkling Bruce.

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