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1956 Feb. 27

Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977

Letter from Shirley Du Bois to P. L. Prattis

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him on her and W. E. B.'s behalf for his birthday gift and describing how much the occasion was "thoroughly enjoyed"; noting his fine health and busy lecture schedule; and sending kind regards to the family.

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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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1957 Dec. 30

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to P. L. Prattis

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Noting the December 25th birth of his great-grandson; "I commend him to your office."

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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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1941 Apr. 9

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to P. L. Prattis; regretting that it is Horace Cayton, not just any reporter, they want at the impending Phylon Institute, while recognizing that paying his travel fees from Chicago "is asking a good deal for you to do."

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1948 June 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.) - Explaining an enclosed letter from Howard Fast, that Fast's conviction was unjust, and asking the "Pittsburgh Courier" to print the letter.

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1953 Oct. 27

Pittsburg Courier Publishing Co.

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

Pittsburgh (Pa.) - Signed P. L. Prattis, Executive Editor; per his query (mums312-b140-i485), explaining the magazine's advertising rates and procedures.

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1960 Mar. 8

Clifton, M. L., Mrs.

Letter from Mrs. M. L. Clifton to Pittsburgh Courier

Detroit (Mich.) - Inquiring into how to order a copy of W. E. B. Du Bois's "Africa and the World" [sic].

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1951 Nov. 26

Prattis, Percival Leroy, 1895-1980

Letter from P. L. Prattis to National Committee to Defend Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois and Associates in the Peace Information Center

Pittsburgh (Pa.) - Stating that November 20th will undoubtedly become a day long remembered in the history of the "American Negro," and shall mark the high points and not the low of W. E. B. Du Bois's long career.

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