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1940 Jan. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing John Hope as "earnest and honest" and assuring "he would make the very best use of a scholarship given him."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Jan. 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Recommending a "Mr. Lawrence," and deeming him "a hard and intelligent worker."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Dec. 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Recommending Anita Thompson; describing her background and international travel and assuring that when last he knew her, "she was a brilliant and gifted young woman."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Feb. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

New York (N.Y.) - Recommending the renewal of Don Lee West's Fund fellowship; "I have great hopes in his work."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 Dec. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Raymond Paty; recommending Shirley Graham McCanns for a Fund fellowship; describing her notable accomplishments and noting her as "a woman not only of ability but of unusual energy in the face of great and almost overwhelming difficulties."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Jan. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Letter of recommendation for Josephine F. Thompson. Du Bois writes that she is "an interesting personality but she is not intellectually strong".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Jan. 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Declining to recommend Mrs. Occomy "as I know nothing about her work or development during the last ten or more years."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Feb. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

New York (N.Y.) - Recommending Murphy L. Kibbe for a Fund fellowship, on the basis of his fine performance, "clear mind and capacity for work" evidenced in Du Bois's classes at Atlanta University "about 1938."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Jan. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Letter of recommendation for Robert A. Thompson. Repeating what was said on a previous letter, Du Bois writes that "he is a good man but not a genius". Previous recommendation from 1938 is also included.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Jan. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to George M. Reynolds; highly and happily recommending Ellen Irene Diggs.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers