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1935 Aug. 9

American Committee on the Ethiopian Crisis

Letter from The American Committee on the Ethiopian Crisis to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning an invitation to a meeting to organize a "representative national interfaith and interracial committee" to discover a "peaceful solution of the Italo-Ethiopian crisis".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925

On Thomas Jesse Jones

Concerning the character of Thomas Jesse Jones.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 Sept. 30

Ward, Lyman, 1868-1948

Letter from Lyman Ward to W. E. B. Du Bois

Camp Hill (Ala.) - Regarding a write up about Thomas Jessie Jones and his investigations in Alabama. Typewritten on stationery of the Southern Industrial Institute. Signed by Lyman Ward, Founder and Principle.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 Feb. 1

Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982

Letter from Rayford W. Logan to Phelps-Stokes Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Thomas Jesse Jones; thanking him for his letter of January 22 and thanking him on behalf of W. E. B. Du Bois for its valuable contributions to the "Encyclopedia of the Negro."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 23

Garvy, A. J., S. J.

Letter from A. J. Garvy to Phelps-Stokes Fund

Chicago (Ill.) - Addressed to Thomas Jesse Jones; describing the attributes of Monroe C. Work's "Bibliography of the Negro"; enclosing a sample record therefrom; and regretting that the work "is not of greater service... its utility for junior student or for scholar is crying for opportunity."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1910 May 10

United States . Bureau of the Census

Letter from the United States Census Office to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed by Thomas jesse Jones, asking for Du Bois's assistance with the number of colored enumerators employed in the 1900 census.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1910 Mar. 4

United States . Bureau of the Census

Letter from the United States Census Office to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed by Thomas Jesse Jones, concerning his letter that was published in the "Horizon" and his regret that it was published. .

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Feb. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the editor of The Observer

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a trip to Hampton and Tuskegee by Sir Gordon Guggisberg organized by Thomas Jesse Jones and the Phelps Stokes Fund, the Pan-African movement and collaborations between the United States Britain to solve "Negro problems" in America. See also mums312-b045-i569 and mums312-b045-i570

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1940 Sept. 9

Phelps-Stokes Fund

Letter from Phelps-Stokes Fund to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Thomas Jesse Jones; enclosing Anson Phelps Stokes's memorandum to him presenting a proposal from Tracy Phillips and providing his current Ottawa address.

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1921 Oct. 10

Boddy, James M.

Letter from James M. Boddy to W. E. B. Du Bois

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Expresses his approval of Du Bois's article about Thomas Jesse Jones and says that Jones is obstructing the progress of the race. Discusses how different ways of thinking indicate progress. Emphasizes the importance of selecting black leaders. Urges Du Bois to contact Mr. Fred Moore about Thomas Jesse Jones. Argues that black leadership, especially in churches, is crucial.

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