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1927 Jan. 6

First Standard Bank (Louisville, Ky.)

Letter from First Standard Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

Louisville (Ky.) - Discussing proposed literature and art prizes for 1927 to be offered by The Crisis. Signed by Wilson Lovett, president.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Apr. 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to First Standard Bank

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Wilson Lovett; citing a recent letter inquiring into the "linking up [of] literary and economic progress," and suggesting that he write its author, C. W. Joshua: "This kind of advertising pays." See also mums312-176-i227.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Apr. 9

First Standard Bank (Louisville, Ky.)

Letter from Fist Standard Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

Louisville (Ky.) - Signed Wilson Lovett, President; happily complying with Du Bois's suggestion (see mums312-b176-i323) to write C. W. Joshua concerning the "linking up [of] literary and economic progress." See also mums312-176-i227.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 July 27

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to First Standard Bank

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking Lovett for contributing to The Crisis prize money. Promising to tell him about future plans. Addressed to Wilson Lovett.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Dec. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William Lovett

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding the prizes to be offered by The Crisis for 1927.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 1

First Standard Bank (Louisville, Ky.)

Letter from First Standard Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

Louisville (Ky.) - Supporting Du Bois' decision to extend The Crisis contest. Offering to advertise its extension. Signed by Wilson Lovett, president.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Apr. 11

First Standard Bank (Louisville, Ky.)

Letter from First Standard Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

Louisville (Ky.) - Requesting that the Crisis return "a cut of the interior of this bank" which they believed they had sent to be used in an article published in the Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 July 18

First Standard Bank (Louisville, Ky.)

Letter from First Standard Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

Louisville (Ky.) - Enclosing a check for The Crisis prize money. Signed by Wilson Lovett, president.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Apr. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to First Standard Bank

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to his request for the return of a "cut of the interior of your bank," informing him that he has been mistaken.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Oct. 25

First Standard Bank (Louisville, Ky.)

Letter from First Standard Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

Louisville (Ky.) - Regretting the small number of banks contributing to prizes "for essays and stories on Negro Banking." Hoping that a sum of $1000 may be raised for this purpose as he finds it to be in line with the goals discussed at the recent National Negro Bankers Association meeting. Signed by Wilson Lovett, president of the bank.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers