Gallery view

1925 Oct. 7

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to N.A.A.C.P.

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to William Pickens; gladly conceding his request (mums312-b170-i520) to authorize the reprint of "Up North" (which originally appeared in the "Crisis") in the journal "Youth."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Apr. 21

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - As in mums312-b176-i589, billing the N.A.A.C.P. for use of baby pictures originally featured in various issues of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1917 Mar. 1

Pickens, William, 1881-1954

Letter from William Pickens to the Crisis

Baltimore (Md.) - Pickens states that the recent issue of the Crisis was very effective, and to "do that some more."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 July 17

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Answering that The Crisis does not currently need help but that he will keep Miss Henson in mind.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Jan. 18

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Letter from N.A.A.C.P. to C. K. Bartlett

New York (N.Y.) - Signed William Pickens; responding to Barlett's letter on Pickens's recent "Crisis" feature on lynching; praising that magazine as "the only first-class [publication] in America [with] the courage to publish the facts and the truth"; and relaying instructions on how to acquire additional copies.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 30

Pickens, William, 1881-1954

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

New York (N.Y.) - Noting that a certain E. Ruge "seems to be enjoying the 'Crisis,'" as betrayed in his letter to Pickens (enclosed) and suggesting that he act as an agent for the publication in Berlin, where he resides.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Mar. 11

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to N.A.A.C.P.

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to William Pickens and James Weldon Johnson; clarifying the purposes, procedures, and logistics governing the "Crisis" Baby number that year.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Dec. 24

Pickens, William, 1881-1954

National law against lynching

New York (N.Y.) - Calling for a national law against lynching.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 17

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois would be glad to publish the four photographs of the Jamaica babies, but returns the two of Dorothy Patterson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 Nov. 26

Pickens, William, 1881-1954

Letter from William Pickens to Perry Howard

New York (N.Y.) - Questioning the opinions of Mr. Howard on the anti-lynching bill, while also restating the opinion of Mr. Pickens and the stance of the N.A.A.C.P. on the bill.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers