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1925 Nov. 18

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting that she furnish a photo and brief account of her life for feature in the "Crisis," and pledging to print her Spingarn-award-winning play in the March 1926 number.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

1925 Aug. 17

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Congratulating her on earning second-place in the "Crisis"'s literary competition for her play "The Church Fight" and enclosing the according check in reward.

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