Gallery view

1921

Collage of newspaper clippings related to African American issues

Includes a variety of newspaper clippings about President Harding's speech in Alabama, South Africa, Marcus Garvey, the Negro World, and other topics. Clippings provided by Henry Romeike clipping service.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920

Nation Associates (New York, N.Y.)

Marcus Garvey

New York (N.Y.) - Discusses the success of Marcus Garvey's Universal Negro Improvement Association. Compares Garvey to Billy Sunday. Describes the parceling of Africa as unnatural. Regrets that Garvey has attacked Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Aug. 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Leo Weinthal

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for the info on Garvey (enclosed in mums312-b180-i541) and essentially returning the favor by enclosing literature on his career in the States; and seeking his help acquiring photos of Sir Ofori Atta's recent trip to London, for feature in the pages of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 May 26

Thornton, H. T.

Letter from H. T. Thornton to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cincinnati (Ohio) - Concerning Marcus Garvey and noting the Black Star Line.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920 Dec. 19

Letter from unidentified correspondent to W. E. B. Du Bois

Los Angeles (Calif.) - Praises Du Bois for writing against Marcus Garvey in The Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 Jan. 16

Letter from unidentified correspondent to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cleveland (Ohio) - Disagrees with Du Bois's negative opinion of Marcus Garvey. Discusses religion and employment.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Sept. 24

African World

Letter from African World to W. E. B. Du Bois

London (England) - Signed Leo Weinthal; describing his desire to write "a lot" to Du Bois on his thoughts on Garvey and the Back-to-Africa Movement, and wishing only that the "Crisis" came out on a weekly, not a monthly, basis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Jan. 28

Coles, L. F.

Letter from L. F. Coles to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Commending him on the "exceptionally good" February number of the "Crisis" and noting his concurrence with Du Bois's remarks on Marcus Garvey.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Dec. 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Jesse O. Thomas

New York (N.Y.) - Per his query (on Du Bois's views on Marcus Garvey; mums312-b174-i403), referring him to the articles he's written on the matter for the "Crisis" and for "Century" magazine.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 July 8

Holahan, Marie

Letter from Marie Holahan to The Crisis

San Diego (Calif.) - Says that she has renewed her subscription to The Crisis recently. Regrets the continued practice of lynching. Takes a sympathetic view of Marcus Garvey. Informs The Crisis that she has been receiving two copies but needs only one copy.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers