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New York (N.Y.) - Expressing astonishment at Somerville's business double-cross-dupe (described in mums312-b051-i079), encouraging him to "stick to the matter and not let them beat you," and asking that he be kept "in touch with further developments."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1929 Apr. 1
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New York (N.Y.) - Hoping to spend a week in March at their Los Angeles residence, while on lecture tour in California, and offering to speak for Mr. Kingsley at a charge of $100.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1948 Jan. 23
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New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Somerville's recovery of the Somerville Hotel, his not being renominated to the Board of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and Du Bois' recent troubles with the Association.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1930 Dec. 29
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New York (N.Y.) - Encouraging them to "come up for air, smile and write to your friends"; supposing that after having "a little time for rest which you sorely needed," "you are getting out into the open," and hoping that they are coming to Cleveland.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1929 June 11
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New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Somerville's real estate ventures in Los Angeles and preparations for the upcoming National Association for the Advancement of Colored People conference.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Somerville, John A.
1928 May 23
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Los Angeles (Calif.) - Concerning upcoming lectures in California.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Somerville, John A.
1927 Jan. 12
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New York (N.Y.) - Concerning inability to travel to California.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1927 Jan. 6
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Los Angeles (Calif.) - Concerning numbers of African American pupils in Los Angeles area high schools and the outcome of the Helen Curtis, Irene Hand Corrigan housing segregation case.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Somerville, John A.
1926 May 25
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New York (N.Y.) - Thanking the Doctors for assistance with the Los Angeles production of Du Bois' pageant, "Star of Ethiopia".
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1925 July 16
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New York (N.Y.) - Noting recent "ups and downs," pertaining mostly to Nina Du Bois's health; describing the tentative arrangements for his spring 1947 lecture tour, during which he hopes to visit Los Angeles; but insisting they not trouble themselves over it this time; "if you are busy or tired or just don't want to be bothered, I'll skip Los Angeles."
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1946 Dec. 4