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Boston (Mass.) - Asks Du Bois to publish an announcement in The Crisis that Joberta Des Mukes has been admitted to the Harvard-Radcliffe Graduate School and the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Identifies herself as a "constant" reader of The Crisis. Affirms her willingness to serve her race.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Joberta, Des Mukes
1921 Apr. 2
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New York (N.Y.) - Finds explanation offered by Des Mukes in an earlier letter unsatisfactory. Asks for specific details about her assurance she would be admitted to Phi Beta Kappa and graduate in June. Suggests that she promptly reply to avoid legal trouble.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1921 May 20
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Boston (Mass.) - Assures Du Bois that she has been wronged in the fraud described in her previous letters. Suggests that Du Bois should do more to help her. Describes her efforts to procure support for her story. Describes her current work in literature. States that she has made arrangements to come to New York next week for a personal meeting with Du Bois.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Joberta, Des Mukes
1921 May 28
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New York (N.Y.) - Informs the dean of misinformation given to Du Bois by Joberta Des Mukes, former student of Radcliffe College, who wrote that she was accepted into Phi Beta Kappa. Asks if a student named Arthur Mopel is enrolled and, if so, if Mopel could provide the facts regarding this incident.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1921 May 4
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New York (N.Y.) - Says he is enclosing a copy of the letter he received earlier from Joberta Des Mukes, presumably item mums312-b166-i072. Explains his intention to publish both Des Mukes's letter and Baker's letter and to ask Des Mukes to explain the false information she provided.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1921 May 13
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New York (N.Y.) - Informs Baker that "Roberta Des Mukes," presumably a misspelling of Joberta Des Mukes, has a Phi Beta Kappa key in her possession and is stopping in New York.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1921 Aug. 1
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Cambridge (Mass.) - Informs Du Bois that he may have informally agreed to Joberta Des Mukes's thesis proposal, but that she has since withdrawn from Radcliffe College and fails to meet the requirements for a master's degree.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Robinson, F. N. (Fred Norris), 1871-1966
1921 May 26
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Cambridge (Mass.) - Gives details about her correspondence with Joberta Des Mukes. States her opinion that Des Mukes is unreliable.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Baker, Christina Hopkinson, 1873-1959
1921 May 27
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New York (N.Y.) - Asks for information about the activities and character of Joberta Des Mukes.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1921 May 26
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New York (N.Y.) - Says that Joberta Des Mukes told Du Bois that she hopes to present her thesis to Robinson. Asks Robinson if he has given Des Mukes any indication that she would soon receive her master's degree.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1921 May 26