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Washington (D.C.) - Enclosing clippings on J. Stanley Durkee's departure from Howard University and now doubting the utility of the story on the scandal that was supposed to be forthcoming from the "Crisis."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Turner, Thomas Wyatt
1926 Feb. 18
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Washington (D.C.) - Enclosing a copy of a letter he recently sent to the President of Howard University's Board of Trustees and commenting on various facets of the scandalous situation at that school's administration.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Turner, Thomas Wyatt
1926 Jan. 16
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Washington (D.C.) - Reflecting on their recent conversation on Howard University President J. Stanley Durkee; deeming it best to refrain from using Houghton's name in his own (Turner's) writings thereon; asking for an introduction to Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.; and hoping he will be able to take up the matter of the troublesome budget situation at Howard.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Turner, Thomas Wyatt
1922 Jan.
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Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Lamenting the "Crisis"'s recent coverage of the Durkee-Turner incident and explaining in depth the two reasons for his regret thereof.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Roberts, Isaac
1926 Apr. 29
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New York (N.Y.) - On behalf of "Nation" Editor Oswald G. Villard, inquiring into why said paper was dropped by Hampton Institute; suggesting that the school might simply "not like the politic and economic" of the periodical; wondering if he, as a member of faculty, can "find out the truth about the matter and tell me frankly"; and agreeing with his assessment of Durkee's departure from Howard, and how g... more
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1926 Mar. 11
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Philadelphia (Pa.) - Criticizing and describing what most surprised him about the magazine's coverage of President Durkee and his performance at Howard University; and expressing his disappointment that the March issue made no mention of recent hangings; "[I hope] you will have more courage in the future."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Quin, R. B.
1926 Mar. 25
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New York (N.Y.) - Hoping he is not disappointed that the "Crisis" did not end up running the article they had planned on Durkee's departure from Howard, and enclosing a copy of a shorter piece thereon, to appear in the May issue, "for the sake of historical accuracy."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1926 Apr. 19
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New York (N.Y.) - Requesting that he furnish facts on his personal background, affiliation with Howard University, and a dramatic incident occurred to him there, for feature in a forthcoming issue of the "Crisis" on President Durkee.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1925 Sept. 5
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New York (N.Y.) - Per his complaints (see mums312-b174-i143), defending the recent "Crisis" coverage of the scandal at Howard University; and per its apparent negligence of recent hangings, pointing out that the magazine "cannot undertake to write an article on every outrage on every Negro that takes place in the United States."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1926 Mar. 27
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Saint Paul (Minn.) - Per his request (mums312-b171-i185), explaining why he earlier recommended that the "Crisis" run a feature on Mrs. D. A. Walsh, but declining now to insist that they do so.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Turner, Valdo
1925 Dec. 31