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1916

Universal Negro Improvement Association

Letter from the Universal Negro Improvement Association

New York (N.Y.) - Sending tickets for the lecture and concert presented by the Universal Negro Improvement Association of Jamaica per Marcus Garvey supporting the plan for an Industrial Farm and Institute in Jamaica. Requesting the attendance of important figures in the New York area and donations if they are unable to use the tickets. Includes paper label, presumably attached to front of letter, with handwritten "Marc... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 Jan. 17

Domingo, W. A. (Wilfred Adolphus), 1889-1968

Letter from W. A. Domingo to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N. Y.) - Regarding an open letter sent by Domingo to the editors of Messenger Magazine about Marcus Garvey. Domingo also thanks Du Bois for mentioning his analysis of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA.)

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Aug. 24

Universal Negro Improvement Association

UNIA manifesto

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Marcus Garvey and the misappropriation of Association funds on the occasion of the Fifth International Convention of the Negro Peoples of the World.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Sept. 8

Universal Negro Improvement Association

Letter from Universal Negro Improvement Association to The Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning press releases and manifestos adopted at the last UNIA convention.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Oct. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mrs. Gordon Norrie

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a missed meeting and willingness to serve on a committee.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Feb. 25

Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940

Letter from Marcus Garvey to William S. McGowan [fragment]

New York (N.Y.) - Addressing Mr. McGowan, Vice President of the American Brake Shoe and Foundry Company. Enclosed in a letter from Charles E. B. Roberts to James Weldon Johnson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920

Nation Associates (New York, N.Y.)

Marcus Garvey

New York (N.Y.) - Discusses the success of Marcus Garvey's Universal Negro Improvement Association. Compares Garvey to Billy Sunday. Describes the parceling of Africa as unnatural. Regrets that Garvey has attacked Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920

Extracts from a speech by Marcus Garvey

Extracts from a speech likely given by Marcus Garvey, describing the aims of the Universal Negro Improvement Association and the financial goals of the Black Star Line.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Aug. 23

Universal Negro Improvement Association

UNIA manifesto

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning an appeal to the Nations of the World for adoption of equal rights for all Black people on the occasion of the Fifth International Convention of the Negro Peoples of the World.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920 May

Universal Negro Improvement Association

Report of Universal Negro Improvement Association and Black Star Line

Reports new purchases of ships by the Black Star Line. Mentions an upcoming convention of the Universal Negro Improvement Association. Discusses purchasing shares. Advertises boat excursions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers