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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)

Hawkins, J. R. (John Russell), b. 1862
1932 Aug. 23
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Washington (D.C.) - Signed J. R. Hawkins, Chairman; pledging to send along a statement endorsing Hoover, for print in a forthcoming "Crisis," as per Du Bois's request (mums312-b180-i210).
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Republican National Committee (U.S.)
1928 Sept. 29
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Washington (D.C.) - Thanking him for featuring the Bank in the pages of the "Crisis" and pledging to have the relevant materials to him within a few days.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Prudential Bank (Washington, D.C.)
1924 Nov. 26
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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)

Prudential Bank (Washington, D.C.)
1927 July 26
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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)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1928 Sept. 26
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New York (N.Y.) - Listing insurance companies and banks that contributed towards The Crisis prize for work about "Negro business." Proposing to extend the deadline for this award. Addressed to President J. R. Hawkins.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1927 Oct. 27
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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)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1927 Apr. 4
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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to J. R. Hawkins; enclosing and explaining the fiscal technicalities of the "Crisis"'s awards for 1927, and hoping for his institution's continued support and contribution thereto.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1926 Dec. 29
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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)

Republican National Committee (U.S.)
1928 Oct. 3
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Washington (D.C.) - Signed J. R. Hawkins, President; per his query, gladly agreeing to take up the matter of a joint advertisement through the "Crisis" at the Bank's upcoming board meeting; and hoping to use the magazine "for some real good publicity" in advance of the institution's imminent third anniversary.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Prudential Bank (Washington, D.C.)
1926 May 18