Gallery view

1932 Apr. 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Oswald Garrison Villard

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois asks Villard for his opinion of the operating of the Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1909 Dec. 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Oswald Garrison Villard

Atlanta (Ga.) - Arguing that his issue with the negative review of his John Brown in the Nation had nothing to do with the opinion of the reviewer but the fact that the Nation will not publish Du Bois's response.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1913 Aug. 5

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People minutes of the meeting of the Board of Directors August 5, 1913

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding ongoing activities of the organization including: establishment of a Washington D.C. branch, segregation of Federal employees.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1912 July 31

Kane and Runk

Letter from the law offices of Kane and Runk to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Concerning protest of the American Bar Association in relation to case of Mr. Lewis and inability to attend upcoming annual meeting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Jan. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Oswald Garrison Villard

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding the issue of race discrimination at the Library of Congress cafeteria, and concerning the correspondence between Villard and Putnam on the matter (see mums312-b051-i256 and i257) assuring that there is no shortage of "specific cases" of "discrimination against colored people"; indeed, "it would be easy to send a dozen persons to the Library and prove my assert... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Feb. 14

Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949

Note from Oswald Garrison Villard to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying his preference for awarding the Spingarn Medal to Max Yergan, "if there are no other candidates of note."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1911 Apr. 14

Moton, Robert Russa, 1867-1940

Letter from R. R. Moton to Oswald Garrison Villard

Hampton (Va.) - Regarding confidential letter attached concerning Booker T Washington's attitude towards the activities of the NAACP

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Feb. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Oswald Garrison Villard

New York (N.Y.) - Asserting that the NAACP's recent action -- removing his name from the list of its vice-presidents -- shames him and reflects poorly only on the Association itself.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1917 Dec. 13

Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957

Letter from Emmett Scott to W.E.B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning Du Bois's letter and the discussions Scott has had with Secretary Baker. Indicating that Mr. Villard's interpretation is not correct and that Secretary Baker's response will "explain the policy of the War Department with reference to colored men who will form a part of the National Army."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905 Mar. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Oswald Garrison Villard

Response to request to publish article.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers