Gallery view

1926 Apr. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to John R. Hawkins

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning information about F. D. Lee and his connection to the Progressive Farmers and Household Union of America.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Oct. 3

Republican National Committee (U.S.)

Letter from Republican National Committee to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed J. R. Hawkins, Chairman; enclosing a statement "urging Negroes to vote for Hoover," for print in the "Crisis," as per Du Bois's request (mums312-b180-i210).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 July 26

Prudential Bank (Washington, D.C.)

Letter from Prudential Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Sending a check toward The Crisis prizes for literary works about banking. Signed by John R. Hawkins, president. Written on Financial Department of the A. M. E. Church letterhead.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915 Oct. 16

Hawkins, J. R. (John Russell), b. 1862

Memorandum from J. R. Hawkins to the chairman and members of the Board of Directors of National Pageant and Dramatic Association of Washington, D.C.

Washington (D.C.) - Submitting a financial report of the ticket sales for the production of the "Star of Ethiopia" pageant October 11, 13 and 15.

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 J. R. Hawkins

New York (N.Y.) - Citing from a recent letter for C. W. Joshua, regarding the composition of a story "linking up literary and economic progress," and suggesting that Hawkins write him on the matter; "This kind of advertising pays."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Sept. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Republican National Committee

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to J. R. Hawkins; describing a forthcoming "Crisis" feature "urging Negroes to vote for Smith," and soliciting from him a 500-word endorsement for Hoover to print alongside.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1916 June 1

Hawkins, J. R. (John Russell), b. 1862

Letter from J. R. Hawkins to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Hawkins, Financial Secretary of the A. M. E. Church, thanks Du Bois for refunding a deposit Hawkins placed for the "Star of Ethiopia" pageant in Philadelphia and congratulates Du Bois on the production. Written on stationery of the Financial Department of the A. M. E. Church.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915 Oct. 5

National Pageant and Dramatic Association of Washington, D.C.

Article of agreement

Washington (D.C.) - Agreement to deposit Star of Ethiopia gate receipts in a joint bank account fo the Guild and the Association and that if either organization fails to fulfil its contract is shall be reconciled by a "mutually chosen arbitrator".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Aug. 23

Hawkins, J. R. (John Russell), b. 1862

Letter from John R. Hawkins to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Gladly agreeing to write an article on "the reasons why Negroes should support Mr. Hoover for President," for feature in a forthcoming number of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 May 13

Hawkins, J. R. (John Russell), b. 1862

Letter from J. R. Hawkins to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning the identity of F. D. Lee and his connection to the Progressive Farmers and Household Union of America. Written on the letterhead of the Financial Department of the A. M. E. Church.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers