1926 Dec. 10
Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976
Washington (D.C.) - In response to Du Bois' letter (mums312-b173-i080), Johnson recommends numerous individuals for membership on the Board of Directors of the N. A. A. C. P.; notes that Nannie Burroughs "is a very powerful woman in the denomination;" references the amount of work he has to accomplish at Howard University.
1930 Oct. 31
Cook, Geo. Wm. (George William)
Washington (D.C.) - Concerning the late Mary L. S. Sutton, who "was a great friend to the colored people and lived among them, without any ulterior motive;" Cook informs Du Bois that her remains were "held up" at the coroner "because she was attended by a Colored Physician in her last illness and because a Colored Undertaker had prepared her body for interment."
1932 Dec. 13
Powers, Kaplan & Berger
New York (N.Y.) - Signed George I. Gross; noting a misunderstanding in the arrangement of Du Bois's official printed retraction of his March editorial on Howard University and requesting that the comment be further redacted to meet the firm's original demands, lodged on behalf of Emmett Scott.
1926 May 10
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
New York (N.Y.) - Per his letter of complaint (mums312-b174-i204), defending at length the "Crisis"'s recent coverage of the Durkee-Turner incident and stating the reasons behind deciding to publish a statement "showing [Durkee's] ungovernable temper ... and attitude towards colored people."
1932 July 5
Washington (D.C.) - Naming the University's top students in its various departments and colleges.
1932 Oct. 13
Crawford, George W. (George Williamson), b. 1877
New Haven (Conn.) - Reminding them of the "lofty ideals" of the organization to which all three belong -- Sigma Pi Phi -- reflecting on the controversy among them of recent months; and proposing the establishment of a mediation committee to resolve the matter.