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1913 May 12

Wood, Robert N.

Invoice from Robert N. Wood to Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Furnishing "Crisis" ad agent Albon Holsey an estimate of the total ($601.80) it would cost to for typeset, print, and bind various books of poems and novels.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Feb. 16

Hosmer, C. B.

Letter from C. B. Hosmer to A. L. Holsey

Trenton (N.J.) - Copy of letter concerning the character of Z. W. Mitchell. Excerpted for an article in the May 1918 issue of "The Crisis".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Dec. 27

Tuskegee Institute

Letter from Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tuskegee (Ala.) - Sending a photograph of a football player. Signed by A. L. Holsey, secretary to the principal.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 July 3

Crisis (Firm)

Telegram from Crisis to Tuskegee Institute

New York (N.Y.) - Sent by Pierce McNeil Thompson; addressed to A. L. Holsey; clarifying the nature of the ad referred to in his telegram of the previous day (mums312-b183-i446).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 July 30

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Tuskegee Institute

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Albon L. Holsey; enclosing a copy of the Institutes's running "Crisis" ad and noting that he cannot possibly reduce same by one-half (as per mums312-b187-i438); instead, suggesting they run it as is, with a special 20% discount.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Apr. 2

Tuskegee Institute

Letter from Tuskegee Institute to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tuskegee (Ala.) - Signed Albon L. Holsey; enclosing copies of two letters "which are self-explanatory"; and apologizing for the Institute's recently bounced check (see mums312-b187-i429).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Feb. 21

National Negro Business League (U.S.)

Letter from the National Negro Business League to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Albon L. Holsey, Secretary; thanking Du Bois for participating as judge in the contest for C.M.A. stores logo conducted by the League.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1943 Mar. 15

Holsey, Albon L., b. 1883

Letter from Albon L. Holsey to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tuskegee (Ala.) - Recalling an incident from 40 years hence which Du Bois's recent radio broadcast, "Up from Slavery," brought to mind, as it marked "the first time in my life I had heard a Colored man give an order to a white man."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 July 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to National Negro Business League

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Albon L. Holsey; requesting that he send information, literature, and/or photos of the League's annual meeting, for feature thereon in the September number of the "Crisis." See mums312-b182-i478 for Holsey's compliance.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 June 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to National Negro Business League

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Albon L. Holsey; returning the League's circular and suggesting that he "go down to the Consumers' League... get some books, and read up on consumers' co-operation."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers