Who's who in Colored America
List of accomplishments and biographical, educational, and career information about James Edward Shepard. Copy, taken from "Who's Who in Colored America." Item mums312-b181-i006 is a similar document.
1930 Oct. 25
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois is pleased to know that Shepard will be advertising the college in the Crisis; agrees to come to Durham so long as he can make other engagements in the area.
1929 June 14
North Carolina College for Negroes
Durham (N.C.) - Signed J. E. Shepard, President; lamenting the accumulation of the College's bill with the "Crisis" and citing its own serious deficit as the reason therefor; hoping to soon settle the balance; and also looking forward to seeing Du Bois during his (Shepard's) impending visit to New York.