1934 Jan. 24
Pickens, William, 1881-1954
New York (N.Y.) - Inviting him to speak at the anniversary dinner in New York on March 18: "I think somebody ought to be on the program who can make a good statement concerning the history and hopes of 'The Crisis' magazine."
1933 Jan. 13
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Berkshire County Branch
Pittsfield (Mass.) - Signed H. C. Wright, Secretary; regarding Pickens's impending address at the Branch; requesting that it treat the "Progress of Race Relations in the United States"; and asking that he bring with him a copy of the "Negro Yearbook." Bears Pickens's pencilled note to "The Crisis" seeking said copy.
1926 Dec. 22
Press Service of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
New York (N.Y.) - Concerning lawsuit against Pullman Company for discrimination, threats to Aiken, South Carolina lynching lawyer, Harmon Award presentations, an address by Philip Kerr, the Spingarn Medal, an article by William Pickens in "La Revue des Nations", and an editorial in support of a federal anti-lynching law.