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1921 May 28

Joberta, Des Mukes

Letter from Joberta Des Mukes to W. E. B. Du Bois

Boston (Mass.) - Assures Du Bois that she has been wronged in the fraud described in her previous letters. Suggests that Du Bois should do more to help her. Describes her efforts to procure support for her story. Describes her current work in literature. States that she has made arrangements to come to New York next week for a personal meeting with Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 May 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Joberta Des Mukes

New york (N.Y.) - Notes that Du Bois made a note in The Crisis as requested. Demands an explanation for a later letter from Des Mukes and a letter from the Acting Dean of Radcliffe College at Harvard University. Indicates enclosures no longer with the letter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 May 24

Joberta, Des Mukes

Letter from Joberta Des Mukes to W. E. B. Du Bois

Boston (Mass.) - Gives what appears to be the name Mr. Arthur Mapel or Mopel to support her story. Notes that she is also enclosing a personal letter from Mrs. Baker, Acting Dean of Radcliffe College.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 May 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Joberta Des Mukes

New York (N.Y.) - Finds explanation offered by Des Mukes in an earlier letter unsatisfactory. Asks for specific details about her assurance she would be admitted to Phi Beta Kappa and graduate in June. Suggests that she promptly reply to avoid legal trouble.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 June 1

Joberta, Des Mukes

Letter from Joberta Des Mukes to W. E. B. Du Bois

Boston (Mass.) - Informs Du Bois that her efforts to obtain a letter supporting her story from Mr. Mopel or Mr. Mapel, which she learned is a false name, have failed. Asks Du Bois to allow her to clear her name without a legal procedure. States her desire to come to New York and meet with Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921

Joberta, Des Mukes

Letter from Joberta Des Mukes to W. E. B. Du Bois

Gives a name that appears to read Arthur Mapel or Mopel, a Harvard student, as the person who misled her about membership to Phi Beta Kappa and graduating with a master's degree.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 May 14

Joberta, Des Mukes

Letter from Joberta Des Mukes to W. E. B. Du Bois

Boston (Mass.) - Assures Du Bois that she had been accepted by the Phi Beta Kappa Society before writing her previous letter. Urges Du Bois to allow her to prove this fact before publishing letters against her.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 Apr. 2

Joberta, Des Mukes

Letter from Joberta Des Mukes to W. E. B. Du Bois

Boston (Mass.) - Asks Du Bois to publish an announcement in The Crisis that Joberta Des Mukes has been admitted to the Harvard-Radcliffe Graduate School and the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Identifies herself as a "constant" reader of The Crisis. Affirms her willingness to serve her race.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 May 24

Baker, Christina Hopkinson, 1873-1959

Letter from Christina H. Baker to Joberta Des Mukes

Cambridge (Mass.) - Thanks Des Mukes for her explanation about her mistake regarding Phi Beta Kappa membership.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers