Name

Davis, Harry E. (190)
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 (183)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (22)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Cleveland Branch (5)
Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, inc. (4)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . 20th Annual Conference Committee (4)
Alexander, Lillian (3)
City Club of Cleveland (3)
Crawford, George W. (3)
Spingarn, Arthur B. (Arthur Barnett), 1878-1971 (3)
Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939 (3)
Wright, Louis T. (Louis Tompkins), 1891-1952 (3)
Dill, Augustus Granville (2)
Fauset, Jessie Redmon (2)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Board of Directors (2)
Pan African Congress (2)
Silver, Abba Hillel, 1893-1963 (2)
Amenia Conference (1933) (1)
Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, inc. . Cleveland Committee (1)
Brown, John S., Jr. (1)
Busch, Henry M. (Henry Miller), b. 1894 (1)
Church of the Covenant (Cleveland, Ohio) (1)
Clark, Harold T. (Harold Terry), 1882-1965 (1)
Davis, Harry E., Mrs. (1)
Davis, Louise Wormley (1)
Davis, Mrs. (1)
Delany, Martin Robison, 1812-1885 (1)
Diggs, Ellen Irene, 1906- (1)
Fisk University (1)
Julius Rosenwald Fund (1)
Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982 (1)
Ohio . General Assembly . House of Representatives (1)
Pickens, William, 1881-1954 (1)
Sepessy, Theodore L. (1)
White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955 (1)

Topic

Oratory (13)
Congresses (6)
African American fraternal organizations (2)
African American freemasons (2)
African American membership (2)
Independent Order of Odd Fellows (2)
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) (2)
Suffrage (2)
20th century (1)
African Americans (1)
Alumni and alumnae (1)
Anniversaries, etc (1)
Anniversaries, etc. (1)
City Council (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) (1)
Description and travel (1)
Encyclopedias (1)
Politics and government (1)
Race relations (1)
Research (1)
Spingarn Medal (1)

Genre

Correspondence (186)
Telegrams (10)
Memorandums (2)
Brochures (1)
Business cards (1)
Envelopes (1)
Letters of introduction (1)
Letters of recommendation (1)

Collection

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers (190)

Place

Cleveland (Ohio) (90)
New York (N.Y.) (51)
Atlanta (Ga.) (48)
Ohio (2)
West Indies (1)

 

 

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Cleveland (Ohio) - Concerning solicitations from an organization purporting to be "Who's Who". Written on Civil Service Commission letterhead.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Davis, Harry E.
1928 Sept. 5
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Cleveland (Ohio) - Confirming and looking forward to his impending speaking engagement at the St. James Forum.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Davis, Harry E.
1943 Jan. 18
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Cleveland (Ohio) - Concerning Davis's support for an NAACP resolution condemning the Julius Rosenwald Fund for funding of segregated institutions. Written on the letterhead of the Civil Service Commission.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Davis, Harry E.
1931 Feb. 28
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Atlanta (Ga.) - Night letter seeking immediate confirmation of his impending City Club engagement, as he has "several possibilities for date of March Seventeenth."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1934 Feb. 21
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Cleveland (Ohio) - Listing a series of local organizations which might be interested in hosting a lecture by Du Bois "primarily, but not solely, for their own employees for the purpose of stimulating morale and efficiency."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Davis, Harry E.
1943 Jan. 11
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Atlanta (Ga.) - Recounting the reasons behind his departure from the NAACP; describing his vision and lamenting that "with White and Wilkins [involved]... any intelligent action of any sort is absolutely impossible"; and regretting that the combination of "stupidity" and "open and frank dishonesty" is not something he can work with.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1934 July 18
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New York (N.Y.) - Requesting information on the "political situation" in Cleveland; inquiring as to the status of the Fleming case; and asking for the addresses of any "colored members of the Legislature."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1929 Sept. 12
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New York (N.Y.) - Regarding the recent dedication of a Harpers Ferry boulder by the United Daughters of the Confederacy, which he read about in "The Crisis" "with some disgust," proposing a plan to counter it by organizing a pilgrimage thereto, "where ample occasion will be given for presenting our viewpoint of the life and work of John Brown," and inquiring as to White's opinion of the ... more
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Davis, Harry E.
1931 Dec. 31
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New York (N.Y.) - Concerning photographs of members of the Cleveland City Council in Cuyahoga County.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1927 Nov. 16
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Cleveland (Ohio) - Describing a possible speaking engagement at the Foreign Affairs Council slotted for February 15.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Davis, Harry E.
1943 Feb. 3