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1926 Sept. 1

Davis, John P. (John Preston), 1905-1973

Letter from John Preston Davis to C. Jackson

New York (N.Y.) - Inquiring for the last name of a child whose photograph Jackson sent to be published in the Children's Number of the Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 July 14

Davis, John P. (John Preston), 1905-1973

Letter from John Preston Davis to Charles E. Good

New York (N.Y.) - Asking Good to send a photograph to The Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 June 24

Davis, John P. (John Preston), 1905-1973

Letter from John Preston Davis to Alice E. A. Huggins

New York (N.Y.) - Asking Huggins to gather "data concerning Negro students at Chicago University."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 July 30

Lewis, A. L. (Abraham Lincoln), 1865-1947

Letter from A. L. Lewis to John P. Davis

Jacksonville (Fla.) - Lewis informs Davis he has sent, under separate cover, a cut of himself. Written on the "Afro-American Life Insurance Company" letterhead.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Feb. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to John P. Davis

New York (N.Y.) - Urging him not to apologize for his repeated queries for work at the "Crisis" (see mums312-b178-i511) and pledging to let him know of any vacancies that emerge in the future.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Aug. 23

Davis, John P. (John Preston), 1905-1973

Letter from John Preston Davis to Percy Y. Hamilton

New York (N.Y.) - Asking for a picture of Hamilton's brother, West A. Hamilton, to be published in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Sept. 29

Davis, John P. (John Preston), 1905-1973

Letter from John Preston Davis to Tupper Greenwald

New York (N.Y.) - Saying that he will show W. E. B. Du Bois the manuscript Greenwald sent when he returns from Europe.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Sept. 22

Davis, John P. (John Preston), 1905-1973

Letter from John P. Davis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Anacostia (Washington, D.C.) - Davis asks Du Bois if he can find work at the Crisis, as his financing for another year at Harvard has gone astray; notes that he would like to work permanently at the Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Aug. 14

Yeiser, Idabelle

Letter from Idabelle Yeiser to John Preston Davis

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Concerning a book review. Asking Davis to send communications to her Philadelphia address.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Aug. 16

Davis, John P. (John Preston), 1905-1973

Letter from John Preston Davis to Georgia Douglas Johnson

New York (N.Y.) - Informing Johnson that the Crisis will be publishing her poem "Finality."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers