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1924 Sept. 2

Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute (Va.)

Letter from Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute to W. E. B. Du Bois

Hampton (Va.) - Signed Emily K. Herron, Secretary to the Principal; per his query, informing him that the Institute's official college colors are dark blue and white.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927

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

Student protest committee roster

New York (N.Y.) - Listing the names (and sometimes posts) of the almost two dozen Hampton students serving on the Student Protest Committee.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 8

Waller, Fleming R.

Letter from Fleming R. Waller to W. E. B. Du Bois

Boston (Mass.) - Asking Du Bois to send all of his comments about the Hampton Institute student strike.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Oct. 26

Coles, L. F.

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

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Telling Du Bois that the principal of Hampton Institute, Dr. James E. Gregg, "has double-crossed the students." Says he is enclosing the facts of this matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Oct. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. Thomas Newsome

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing a copy of a letter recently received from Hampton Institute, and requesting that he forward along any "reliable information" regarding the situation described therein, pledging total anonymity.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Oct. 16

Newsome, J. Thomas

Letter from J. Thomas Newsome to W. E. B. Du Bois

Newport News (Va.) - Per Du Bois's request (see mums312-b176-i551), furnishing the most "reliable information" he's come across on the Hampton School strike, and enclosing an editorial he's composed on the matter, for print in the Newport "News Star."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Caroline L. Jones, Librarian; per her request (mums312-b176-i041), enclosing copies of the short stories "Swamp Moccasin" and "High Ball," as recently featured in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to James E. Gregg, Principal; describing his recently published criticisms of the Institute (in the "Crisis" and the "Nation") and inviting him to submit a response thereto, for publication in the former.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 12

Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute (Va.)

Letter from Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute to W. E. B. Du Bois

Hampton (Va.) - Signed James E. Gregg, Principal; per his invitation (mums312-b176-i039), noting he has "no desire to engage in a public controversy" on the Institute, but gladly agreeing to speak with him personally on the matter, and suggesting that "it seems clear to me ... that your present ideas [thereon] are not in accordance with the verifiable facts."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 21

Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute (Va.)

Letter from Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute to Crisis

Hampton (Va.) - Signed Caroline L. Jones, Librarian; expressing the Library's interest in acquiring copies of Matheus's short story, "Swamp Moccasin," and McCay's "High Ball," as recently featured in the magazine.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers