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1957 Sept. 25

New World Review

Letter from New World Review to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Jessica Smith; expressing her disappointment he could not provide the article on the U.S.S.R. earlier requested of him (in mums312-b147-i219) but such that he is still "represented in some way" in their pages, soliciting a short statement thereon; and noting that a certain Marion is in the hospital and might like a visit.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 May 8

New World Review

Letter from New World Review to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Jessica Smith; commending him on his address at a recent event -- most likely dedication of his Zorach sculpture at the New York Public Library (see mums312-b147-i183), or the April 30th Bandung Conference (see mums312-b147-i187); hoping that the evening's proceedings will be printed; and hoping to see him soon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 June 24

Soviet Russia Today

Letter from Soviet Russia Today to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining that the deadline for their August issue is July 7th, and asking Du Bois if he will have his article ready by then.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Jan. 8

New World Review

Letter from New World Review to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Jessica Smith, editor; noting that a review of "In Battle for Peace" shall appear in the January issue and inquiring if he'd like her to translate and send a review thereof from the December 1952 issue of "Pravda."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Sept. 12

New World Review

Letter from New World Review to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Jessica Smith, Editor; in light of his politics and accomplishments, soliciting from him an article for the November issue "on the need for an immediate cease-fire in Korea," and of approximately 1500 words.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov. 25

Soviet Russia Today

Letter from Soviet Russia Today to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Jessica Smith, Editor; soliciting from him a 600-700-word review of Henry Pratt Fairchild's "Race and Nationality as Factors in American Life," for publication in the Review "sometime before the end of the December."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Aug.

Smith, Jessica, 1895-

Inception of Stalin peace prizes

New York (N.Y.) - Smith's description of the Prizes' inception, purposes, procedures, and recipients from 1950-1952, and supplied per Du Bois's request (mums312-b140-i423). See mums312-b140-i425 for earlier rendering.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Jan. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to New World Review

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Jessica Smith; thanking her for the translation of the "Pravda" review (enclosed in mums312-b140-i419); noting Lillian Hyman's faithful service to his office; and offering her up to Smith's office, as "During 1953 I shall be away in February, and possibly at other times during the year."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955

New World Review

Memorandum from New World Review to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Jessica Smith; enclosing a "rough translation" bearing some grammatical errors but purportedly conveying meaning accurately and seeming to recall that "you have been through all this once before!"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Mar. 21

New World Review

Letter from New World Review to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Jessica Smith; soliciting from him an article on the "achievements and importance of the world peace movement" and relaying precise content and formatting specifications therefor.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers