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1925 Aug. 23

Shelton, Ruth Ada Gaines

Letter from Ruth A. G. Shelton to W. E. B. Du Bois

Saint Louis (Mo.) - Acknowledging and thanking him for the check and for the recognition given her play, "The Church Fight" (see mums312-b171-i061).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Aug. 15

Shelton, Ruth Ada Gaines

Letter from Ruth Ada Gaines Shelton to Crisis

Saint Louis (Mo.) - Seeking information on her rights to reproduce and/or collect royalties for her play "The Church Fight," as featured in a 1925 number of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Mar. 3

Shelton, Ruth Ada Gaines

Letter from Ruth Gaines Shelton to Editor of the Crisis

Saint Louis (Mo.) - Inquiring into the publication status of her play, "The Church Fight," which was originally due to appear in the March number.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 May 20

St. James A.M.E. Church (Saint Louis, Mo.)

Letter from Ruth Ada Gaines Shelton to Crisis

Saint Louis (Mo.) - Describing the cast, crew, and overall production of the performance of "Aunt Hagar's Children," a play by Ruth Ada Gaines Shelton, and featuring a brief bio of the "authoress."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Dec. 5

Shelton, Ruth Ada Gaines

Biography of Ruth Ada Gaines Shelton

Saint Louis (Mo.) - Per Du Bois's request (mums312-b171-i063), and for feature in a forthcoming "Crisis," providing the details of her childhood, education, and writing career.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 May 1

Shelton, Ruth Ada Gaines

Letter from Ruth Ada Gaines Shelton to Crisis

Saint Louis (Mo.) - Adding some important details to the profile on herself forthcoming in the magazine and enclosing the program of a play she wrote that was recently produced at the St. James A.M.E. Church in Saint Louis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers