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New York (N.Y.) - Describing the Sigma Pi Phi Grand Boulé's charges against him (see mums312-b192-i464 through i467); comparing the situation to the Pittsburgh Courier's case against himself and James Weldon Johnson "some years ago"; enclosing his own reponse thereto; and seeking his (Johnson's) cooperation in the matter.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1932 May 16
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Washington (D.C.) - Signed Katherine E. Beard; acknowledging his recent letter to Mordecai Johnson (mums312-b182-i140) and pledging to bring it to the President's attention promptly upon his return to the office.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Howard University
1929 Feb. 15
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New York (N.Y.) - Copy of a telegram congratulating him on his recently conferred Spingarn Medal, and requesting he send a photo thereof, for use in the "Crisis."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1929 May 24
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Washington (D.C.) - Thanking him for his congratulations (mums312-b182-i254) and pledging to promptly send a photo of himself and his newly conferred Spingarn Medal, for eventual reproduction in the "Crisis."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976
1929 May 25
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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to President Mordecai Johnson; describing the retraction mutually agreed upon by himself and Emmet Scott; pointing out Johnson's role in the relevant libel case; but deeming it fit for himself to "take the rap" and thus repledging his support of Johnson and of the University.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1932 Nov. 28
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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.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976
1926 Dec. 10
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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Mordecai Johnson; for the fourth time (see mums312-b191-i137), seeking statistical data on Howard's student body, for feature in the forthcoming "Crisis" Education number.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1932 July 5
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New York (N.Y.) - Publicly apologizing for and explaining the origins of certain typographical, grammatical, and structural errors made in the "Crisis"'s reprint of Johnson's Spingarn Medal acceptance speech.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1929 Oct. 10
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Washington (D.C.) - Johnson arranges to have lunch with Du Bois on November 4th.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976
1926 Nov. 2
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New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois notes that he has secured Clarence Darrow on entering the debate on "Negro Religion" and has approached Bishop R. E. Jones; Du Bois points out "there is only one man that could answer Darrow and that is you."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1930 Oct. 28