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1951

W. E. B Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee

Partial list of W. E. B. Du Bois testimonial dinner sponsors

New York (N.Y.) - Providing a partial list of the sponsors for the W. E. B. testimonial dinner.

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1951 Feb. 20

Germany Committee for Peace

Telegram from German Committee for Peace to W. E. B Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee

Berlin (Germany) - Congratulating W. E. B. Du Bois on his 83rd birthday and wishing him the ability to continue to fight for peace and against racial discrimination..

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1951 Jan.

W. E. B Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee

In honor of a great man

New York (N.Y.) - Flier urging the reader to dontate to a fund to support preservation of his personal library, publish his writings and correspondence, and republish all of his books. Signed by Walter Beekman.

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1951 Jan. 12

W. E. B Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee

Letter from W. E. B Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee to Mary White Ovington

Washington (D.C.) - Explaining that he is serving as the Chairman of the testimonial committee, and asking Ovington to act as an Honorary Chairman.

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1924 Apr. 5

Byrd, William A.

Letter from William A Byrd to Du Bois Dinner Committee

Jersey City (N.J.) - Concerning inability to attend testimonial dinner in honor of Du Bois.

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1951

Frei, Bruno

Letter from Bruno Frei to W. E. B Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee

Vienna (Austria) - Paying homage to W. E. B. Du Bois on his 83rd birthday, and mentioning that the indictment against Du Bois and associates came as a shock to defenders of peace everywhere.

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1951 Feb. 19

Redding, Louis L.

Letter from Louis L. Redding to W. E. B Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee

Wilmington (Del.) - Providing a check for his reservation for the testimonial dinner and asking for his ticket to he held at the door.

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1951 Feb. 6

Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958

Letter from W. C. Handy to W. E. B Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that Alicia Crawford set him right about attending the Du Bois testimonial dinner and mentioning his check for fifteen dollars for two tickets.

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1951 Feb. 12

Dodge, Witherspoon

Letter from Witherspoon Dodge to W. E. B Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee

New Haven (Conn.) - Mentioning an enclosed copy of a letter he has written to the Justice Department protesting the indictment of W. E. B. Du Bois, and mentioning that he and Dr. Uphaus cannot attend the Du Bois dinner, but would like to come to the hotel for the after dinner addresses.

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1951 Mar. 12

Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958

Letter from W. C. Handy to W. E. B Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee

New York (N.Y.) - Asking for his name to be taken off the list of sponsors because he was not at the dinner and was not a sponsor and does not feel socially recognized by the group.

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