Gallery view

1929 May 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Harmon Unthank

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his thorough proposal on "Crisis" business matters (mums312-b183-i459) and inviting him to make an appointment so that they can discuss it in person.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 June 13

Crisis (Firm)

Letter from Crisis to Harmon Unthank

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Thomas J. Calloway, Business Manager; expressing interest in Unthank's thorough business plan for the magazine (see mums312-b183-i459); relaying his fundamental disagreement with its central focus; and regretting that the operation cannot afford to meet his salary requirements, nor "utilize your long experience."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Feb. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Recommending "Crisis" Bookkeeper Harmon Unthank on the basis of his performance at the magazine, and explaining that his dismissal is only "on the account of the necessity of curtailing our clerical force."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 May 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Harmon Unthank

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing the $10 payment owed him for his "Crisis" services as outlined in mums312-b183-i465.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Apr. 4

Unthank, Harmon

Letter from Harmon Unthank to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - The bookkeeper's detailed proposal for a new employment schema at the "Crisis," and analysis of the financial and administrative conditions that make it so desirable.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Dec. 6

New York Amsterdam News

Letter from New York Amsterdam News to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed H. Unthank, Auditor; regarding the status of the "Crisis"'s bill with the newspaper and noting that "courtesy ... is one of the principles of our present credit policy."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 May 15

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

Telegram from W. E. B. Du Bois to Harmon Unthank

New York (N.Y.) - Effectively postponing his employment at the "Crisis" until the end of the summer. See also mums312-b183-i459 through i462.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 May 19

Unthank, Harmon

Letter from Harmon Unthank to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Lamenting the news and late notice of his "Crisis" bookkeeping post's suspension (see mums312-b183-i463, i464); charging $10 for his services thereto so far; and agreeing to consider a position with the magazine in the future.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 May 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Harmon Unthank

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking to confirm a verbal understanding they came to us regarding a new arrangement for his employment as bookkeeper at the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 May 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Harmon Unthank

New York (N.Y.) - Elaborating on his snappy telegram of the same day, regretting the postponement of his bookkeeping appointment at the "Crisis" to August 1. See also mums312-b183-i459 through i463.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers