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1937 Dec. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Pittsburgh Courier

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Robert L. Vann; regretting the Courier's financial strain and pledging to send along a final two columns, to appear December 18 and 25, at no charge; "If you cannot use them for lack of space or for any other reason, throw them away."

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1937 Jan. 15

Diggs, Ellen Irene, 1906-

Telegram from Ellen Irene Diggs to Pittsburgh Courier

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Robert L. Vann; providing W. E. B. Du Bois's temporary addresses c/o Mildred Bryant Jones and Alexander Turner in Chicago and Detroit, respectively.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 Feb. 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Pittsburgh Courier

Atlanta (Ga.) - Thanking Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Vann for their hospitality during his brief stay at their Pittsburgh home.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Mar. 31

Pittsburg Courier Publishing Co.

Letter from Pittsburgh Courier to W. E. B. Du Bois

Pittsburgh (Pa.) - Signed P. L. Prattis; per his query (mums312-b096-i046) regretting that Cayton's travel costs to Atlanta might be too high to bear, and so pledging to send another reporter to represent the paper at the impending Phylon Institute.

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1937 Oct. 23

Pittsburg Courier Publishing Co.

Letter from Pittsburgh Courier to W. E. B. Du Bois

Pittsburgh (Pa.) - Signed Robert L. Vann, Editor; conceding that Du Bois's article is indeed "here in this office somewhere, because you say so."

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1953 Oct. 21

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

Telegram from W. E. B. Du Bois to Pittsburgh Courier

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Percival Prattis; enclosing a the copy for a prospective classified ad and inquiring into the costs of running it.

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1949 Dec. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Pittsburgh Courier

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to P. L. Prattis; enclosing the article recently commissioned by him (see mums312-b125-i327) for the paper and suggesting it be printed alongside the portraits of "twelve men 'who fought the good fight during the twentieth century for Negro rights in America and died in harness."

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1936 Apr. 6

Pittsburg Courier Publishing Co.

Letter from Pittsburgh Courier to W. E. B. Du Bois

Pittsburgh (Pa.) - Signed Robert L. Vann; in answer to mums312-b080-i106, agreeing to contact Y. Hikida regarding sending copies of the Courier to Japan; and noting he has referred Eugene Kinckle Jones to him for help in the "preparation of the history and achievements of the American Negro to be used in connection with the Exposition in Texas this summer."

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1937 Apr. 19

Pittsburg Courier Publishing Co.

Letter from Pittsburgh Courier to W. E. B. Du Bois

Pittsburgh (Pa.) - Signed Ira F. Lewis, Manager; describing the space predicament the Courier is currently experiencing, and thus requesting that in the composition of his weekly article, he fill no more than two columns of print.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 27

Pittsburg Courier Publishing Co.

Letter from Pittsburgh Courier to W. E. B. Du Bois

Pittsburgh (Pa.) - Signed Robert L. Vann; enclosing a letter of credentials and press card "for whatever use they may be to you in your travel."

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