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1950 Sept. 22

Murphy, George B., 1906-1986

Letter from Walter B. Murphy, Jr. to Dr. and Mrs. Walter Goens

Mentioning that W. E. B. Du Bois will be conducting a press conference on September 24th.

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1949 June 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Grace Goens

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking her and her husband for the lovely weekend, "especially that breakfast in the garden," and asking her to remind him of her advice on granddaughter Du Bois William's summer employment.

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1961 Sept. 5

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Grace Goens

New York (N.Y.) - Assuming that she has forgotten him; briefly describing his 6-week trip to Romania to be "'cured' of old age"; and noting his impending departure for Ghana.

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1953 Jan. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Grace Goens

New York (N.Y.) - Hoping to see her in Wilmington following his lecture in Philadelphia on the 25th.

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1947 Sept. 30

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Young Women's Christian Association

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that he believes she has all of the necessary information about his career, and providing information about his lecture subject, "Economic Illiteracy."

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1951 Feb. 22

Goens, Grace

Telegram from Grace and Walter Goens to W. E. B. Du Bois

Wilmington (Del.) - Mentioning that they are deeply concerned and that Du Bois should call on them for nay help he might need.

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1958 July 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mrs. Grace Goens

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Informing Goens that he and Shirley have received their passports and will be sailing for Europe in August. Hopes to see her before they go.

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1945 Sept. 1

Goens, Grace

Letter from Grace Goens to W. E. B. Du Bois

Wilmington (Del.) - Thanking him for breakfast "in your most attractive apartment"; regretting having left without washing the dishes; and looking forward to his impending Wilmington visit.

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1953 Apr. 5

Goens, Grace

Easter card from Grace Goens to W. E. B. Du Bois

Wilmington (Del.) - Wishing him a happy Easter; noting her continued pushing of "the race cause"; inquiring into the outcome of his recent lecture; and hoping to see him in New York in May.

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1961 Apr. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Grace Goens

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking her for the Cedric Dover book and briefly noting he is "keeping busy" with the Encyclopedia Africana.

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