Gallery view

1934 Jan. 24

Pickens, William, 1881-1954

Letter from William Pickens to W. E. B. Du Bois

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."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 30

Pickens, William, 1881-1954

Letter from William Pickens to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cincinnati (Ohio) - Concerning the establishment of an anti-imperialist organization in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Mar. 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William Pickens

Thanking Pickens for the birthday greeting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 Apr. 29

Pickens, William, 1881-1954

Letter from William Pickens to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Enclosing, for his interest, various NAACP-related materials of note and describing recent goings-on at the Association.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Jan. 13

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Berkshire County Branch

Letter from NAACP Berkshire County Branch to William Pickens

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Oct. 2

Pickens, William, 1881-1954

Letter from William Pickens to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerns "Black Reconstruction" and interest in helping to promote it. Written on letterhead of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 July 29

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

Memo from W. E. B. Du Bois to William Pickens

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a meeting to discuss candidates for the Spingarn Medal.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Aug.

Pickens, William, 1881-1954

Note from William Pickens to W. E. B. Du Bois

Concerning a letter from the Havana, Cuba based magazine "Atenas" requesting a photograph and biography of Du Bois. Written on the original letter from "Atenas".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Sept. 23

Pickens, William, 1881-1954

Letter from William Pickens to Dr. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a possible cablegram to be sent to Olga Kamenev, Leon Trotsky's sister, on the occasion of the anniversary of the October Revolution.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Dec. 22

Press Service of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Press releases from the Press Service of the NAACP

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers