Gallery view

1929 Apr. 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ruth Skeen

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing two responses to her "Crisis" article, "Dark Lover," and leaving it to her judgment to answer them. See also mums312-b183-i329; mums312-b182-i491, i492.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Apr. 8

Skeen, Ruth Loomis

Letter from Ruth Skeen to W. E. B. Du Bois

Los Angeles (Calif.) - Enclosing a book review for possible print in the "Crisis" as well as an essay entitled "Dark Lover."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ruth Skeen

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to her pen name Phoebe Cain; thanking her for her recent letter on Dr. Nelson and suggesting she might look up his first wife.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Dec. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Rheba Cain

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to her pen name; gladly agreeing to print her essay, "Dark Lover," in a forthcoming number of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Mar. 5

Skeen, Ruth Loomis

Letter from Ruth Skeen to W. E. B. Du Bois

Oceanview (Calif.) - Happily noting news of a forthcoming feature in "Modern Quarterly" on "Dark Lover" and commenting generally on literary interpretations of race prejudice.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Dec. 19

Skeen, Ruth Loomis

Letter from Ruth Skeen to W. E. B. Du Bois

Los Angeles (Calif.) - Signed Rhebe Cain (her pen name); rejoicing in her essay's prospective publication in the "Crisis"; commenting an imminent "smashing" of the race barrier; and commending him on a recent address he gave.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Apr. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ruth Skeen

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing a response to her "Crisis" article, "Dark Lover," and advising her to "inquire rather carefully" into the career of its author. See mums312-b182-i491, i492.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Mar. 22

Skeen, Ruth Loomis

Letter from Ruth Skeen to W. E. B. Du Bois

Los Angeles (Calif.) - Describing, citing, and commenting briefly on a response to her "Crisis" article, "Dark Lover," printed under the pen name Rheba Cain.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Feb. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ruth Skeen

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to her pen name Reba Cain; requesting to hold onto the two articles she recently sent, for use at some future time in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Apr. 22

Skeen, Ruth Loomis

Letter from Ruth Skeen to W. E. B. Du Bois

Los Angeles (Calif.) - Thanking him for forwarding readers' responses to her "Crisis" feature "Dark Lover" (see mums312-b182-i491, i492; mums312-b183-i329) and relaying some thoughts thereon, and on her recent reading.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers