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1926 Dec. 20

Crisis (Firm)

Letter from Crisis to R. R. Wright, Sr.

New York (N.Y.) - Signed A. G. Dill; noting that he is among the "prominent bankers" mentioned in a February 1927 "Crisis" feature on African American banks and bankers and requesting that he furnish an original photograph to print alongside,

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 May 14

Wright, Richard Robert, 1855-1947

Letter from R. R. Wright to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Finds a proposition made by Du Bois helpful. Offers the assistance of the Citizens & Southern Bank and Trust Company. Written on Citizens & Southern Bank and Trust Company stationery.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Sept. 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Citizens and Southern Bank and Trust Company

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing Wright's agreement to contribute to "prizes for essays and stories on business" to be offered by The Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 June 7

Wright, Richard Robert, 1855-1947

Letter from R. R. Wright, Sr. to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Saying "ditto" to Du Bois's recent circular letter on the "Crisis"; and assuring him he has renewed his subscription thereto.

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 R. R. Wright

New York (N.Y.) - Tells Wright that he has just returned from a trip to Europe. Offers details about prizes that The Crisis will offer "for essays and stories on Negro banking."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 June 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Major R. R. Wright

New York (N.Y.) - Asking for a photograph of Wright and his wife to publish in The Crisis on account of their Golden Wedding. Sending his and Mrs. Du Bois' congratulations.

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 R. R. Wright

New York (N.Y.) - Tells Wright that he is enclosing "the proposed Crisis prizes for 1927." Gives details on the specific prizes and asks for feedback. The location of the enclosure is unknown.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 July 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Major R. R. Wright

New York (N.Y.) - Telling Wright that he is publishing a picture of his Golden Wedding in The Crisis. Asking for information about his children.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 July 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Citizens and Southern Bank and Trust Company

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a contest held by The Crisis for literature about banking. Written on the reverse side of The Crisis letterhead.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 Jan. 11

Boddy, James M.

Letter from James M. Boddy to W. E. B. Du Bois

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Says that he loaned Du Bois three "colored American magazines" with articles by him. Expresses his wish for The Crisis to surpass the work of "Negro Companions of the Spanish Explorers." Asks Du Bois to send the magazines back. Discusses the discovery of how to determine "the daily longitude of a ship at sea" which contributed to Anglo-Saxon domination. Includes a note ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers