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1930 Jan. 18

Smith, Emory B.

Letter from Emory B. Smith to the Crisis

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning the lack of Howard University News in the Crisis.

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1926 Dec. 10

Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976

Letter from Mordecai W. Johnson to W. E. B. Du Bois

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.

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1930 Dec. 9

Harris, Abram Lincoln, 1899-1963

Letter from Abram L. Harris to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Harris recounts the "Human Relations Parley" at Northwestern University and suggests that the Crisis carry a report of the conference. Enclosure not with letter.

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1931 Apr. 29

Johnston, V. D.

Letter from V. D. Johnston to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Johnston sends Du Bois information on his new job and provides a short account of his life.

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1932 Oct. 4

Howard University

Letter from Howard University to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed V. D. Johnston; acknowledging Du Bois's recent letter (mums312-b191-i149) and pledging to act accordingly.

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1930 Oct. 31

Cook, Geo. Wm. (George William)

Letter from George William Cook to W. E. B. Du Bois

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."

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1932 Dec. 13

Powers, Kaplan & Berger

Letter from Powers, Kaplan & Berger to Henry A. Uterhart

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.

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1926 May 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Isaac Roberts

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."

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1932 July 5

Howard University

Ranking students in graduating class of Howard University for the year 1931-32

Washington (D.C.) - Naming the University's top students in its various departments and colleges.

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1932 Oct. 13

Crawford, George W. (George Williamson), b. 1877

Letter from George W. Crawford to W. E. B. Du Bois and Emmett Scott

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.

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