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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

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

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 Dec. 29

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

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

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

1924 Nov. 26

Prudential Bank (Washington, D.C.)

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

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

1926 May 18

Prudential Bank (Washington, D.C.)

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

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

1927 Oct. 27

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

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

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

1928 Sept. 29

Republican National Committee (U.S.)

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

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