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1927 Mar. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Fisk University

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning John P. Davis as a possible publicity manager for Fisk and the availability of E. Franklin Frazier.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Mar. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Edward Franklin Frazier

New York (N.Y.) - Informing that his article has come out in the April issue of the Crisis. Also enclosing an article from a Danish newspaper concerning "colored poets" (not enclosed with item) and asking if he can translate it for him or suggest someone who can.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Jan. 12

W. E. B Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee

Letter from W. E. B Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee to Mary White Ovington

Washington (D.C.) - Explaining that he is serving as the Chairman of the testimonial committee, and asking Ovington to act as an Honorary Chairman.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Jan. 27

Wilson, J. Finley, 1881-1952

Letter from J. Finley Wilson to W. E. B. Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee

Washington (D.C.) - Addressed to E. Franklin Frazier; praising Du Bois as "the race's greatest scholar" and hoping to attend the February 23 dinner in his honor, despite that "I have been bedfast for more than a year."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Apr. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to E. Franklin Frazier

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking Frazier for the courageous stand he took in his defense, that he and Shirley Graham Du Bois went to the West Indies for four weeks, and mentioning that he plans to fight his indictment to the end.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Oct. 13

Frazier, Edward Franklin, 1894-1962

Speech by E. Franklin Frazier

Washington (D.C.) - Advance text of the Howard University sociology professor's October 13 speech on the "Negro problem in the United States today."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 July 17

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

Check from W. E. B. Du Bois to E. Franklin Frazier

New York (N.Y.) - Check 3222 to Frazier for work on Du Bois's study of Black common schools in the South.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Howard University

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to E. Franklin Frazier; agreeing to postpone his lecture till the fall but warning that "our colleges will not get their work started until November," as few presidents will condone faculty absences in the month of October.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Feb. 22

Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984

Telegram from Benjamin E. Mays to W. E. B. Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to E. Franklin Frazier; wishing W. E. B. Du Bois, "scholar, statesman and crusader" a happy 83rd birthday and regretting he cannot attend the dinner given in his honor.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Jan. 15

Frazier, Edward Franklin, 1894-1962

Letter from E. Franklin Frazier to Alice D. Crawford

Washington (D.C.) - Mentioning that he is sending a revised draft of the letter being sent to sponsors for the Du Bois testimonial dinner, and authorizing her to sign the letters for him.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers