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1934 June 14

Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939

Letter from J. E. Spingarn to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Informs Du Bois that a committee has been appointed to see if Du Bois would reconsider his resignation; suggests Du Bois contribute to the Crisis regularly.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915 July 12

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

NAACP Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Directors

New York (N.Y.) - Includes report from Du Bois for The Crisis, report from the Treasurer focusing on donations, report from the Secretary highlighting new members and branch status, further details reported by the Branch Committee. The Legal Committee reports on grandfather cases, appealing the Louisville, Kentucky segregation case with the United States Supreme Court and the number of university cases recently taken u... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 May 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. E. Spingarn

Atlanta (Ga.) - Enclosing correspondence with James Weldon Johnson regarding his, Spingarn's, imminent resignation from the NAACP, and hoping to "keep united front for the rest of the year"; seeking his advice regarding the business management of "The Crisis"; adding another possible Amenia Conference guest to the invite list; discussing expense-related matters concerning the Chicago C... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Dec. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. E. Spingarn

Atlanta (Ga.) - Sending a memo concerning the Board's decisions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Dec. 20

Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939

Note from J. E. Spingarn to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Assuming that he has received Arthur Spingarn's letter inviting him and other NAACP Board members to his office on December 26.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Aug. 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. E. Spingarn

New York (N.Y.) - Welcoming him and his wife home from Europe (see mums312-b180-i339); gladly agreeing to print in the "Crisis" his note on "Black but Comely" (as enclosed therein); and hoping to visit him at Troutbeck before the summer is up.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Jan. 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Joel Spingarn

Atlanta (Ga.) - Du Bois sends Spingarn the first page of White's article which he marked and explains his objections.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 June 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. E. Spingarn

Atlanta (Ga.) - Du Bois asks for Spingarn's opinion concerning Streator.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938

Reeves Studios

W. E. B. Du Bois, 70th birthday dinner, Atlanta University

Atlanta (Ga.) - Group portrait of Du Bois and friends and family at his 70th birthday celebration at Atlanta University, 1938. Caption: Back row left to right: Charles Johnson, Yolande Du Bois Williams, James Weldon Johnson, Ira De A. Reid, Rufus Clement, William Stanley Braithwaite. Front row left to right: W. E. B. Du Bois, Mrs. Du Bois, Joel Spingarn.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Apr. 12

Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939

Letter from J. E. Spingarn to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Expressing regret in being too ill to attend an honorary dinner for Du Bois and commending Du Bois on his achievements.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers