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1926 Dec. 20

Crisis (Firm)

Letter from Crisis to Lucius E. Williams

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to him at the Wage Earners Savings Bank; noting that he is among the "prominent bankers" mentioned in a February 1928 "Crisis" feature and requesting that he furnish an original photo of himself for publication therein.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Sept. 27

Wage Earners Savings Bank

Letter from Wage Earners Savings Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

Savannah (Ga.) - Explaining that President L. E. Williams is ill and has not been able to discuss the bank's promised contribution towards The Crisis prize contest. Signed by R. A. Harper, cashier.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Apr. 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to L. E. Williams

New York (N.Y.) - Urging Williams to reply to C. W. Joshua, a lawyer seeking information about "economic progress." Item mums312-b177-i587 appears to have been forwarded to Du Bois as a result of this letter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Oct. 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the Wage Earners Savings Bank

New York (N.Y.) - Hoping that the bank can still contribute towards The Crisis prize contest despite the president's illness. Addressed to R. A. Harper, cashier.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 May 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Wage Earners Savings Bank

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to L. E. Williams, President; proposing an initiative to help "bind up together the new literary movement among the younger Negroes and older Negro businesses"; describing some attempts at so doing; and seeking his ideas and potential collaboration thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Sept. 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the cashier of the Wage Earners Savings Bank

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing his inability to reach the president of the bank regarding a contribution towards The Crisis prize contest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Sept. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the president of the Wage Earners Savings Bank

New York (N.Y.) - Giving evidence of the bank's promise to contribute towards The Crisis prize contest. Hoping that some official can address the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Aug. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Wage Earners Savings Bank

New York (N.Y.) - Reminding the bank that their promised contribution towards The Crisis prize contest is due. Addressed to Lucius E. Williams.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Oct. 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Wage Earners Savings Bank

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to L. E. Williams, President; enclosing a definitive statement of the "Crisis" initiative to offer literary prizes for "essays and stories on Negro banking" and seeking his critique of the project (and co-sponsorship thereof).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Dec. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Wage Earners Savings Bank

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to L. E. Williams, President; enclosing and describing the financial technicalities of the proposed "Crisis" prizes for 1927, and hoping for his Company's continued contribution thereto.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers