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1947 Nov. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hugh H. Smythe

Chicago (Ill.) - Enclosing his departmental report, due to the NAACP board by December 1; enclosing a speech and expecting him to "go over it and straighten out some of my writing"; relaying his c/o addresses in Chicago, Bulter, Pa., and Dayton, Ohio; and requesting he send a box of 50 cigarettes to meet him at the latter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Dec. 29

Barnett, Claude, 1890-1967

Letter from Claude A. Barnett to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning the Neval Thomas case and his published statements on the NAACP.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 June 15

Sheen, Edwin D.

Letter from Edwin D. Sheen to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Inquiring if submitting his short story to the "Best College Short Stories" will render it ineligible for the "Crisis" literary competition.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Oct. 29

Liberty Life Insurance Company of Illinois

Letter from Liberty Life Insurance Company of Illinois to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed M. O. Bousfield, President; acknowledging Du Bois's recent letter on the "Crisis" essay contest his Company is helping to sponsor (mums312-b039-i322), and agreeing to extend the competition through July 1, 1928.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Dec. 7

Rich, Faith

Letter from Faith Rich to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Soliciting from him "an analysis and estimate of the NAACP"; describing her own experience and impressions of the Chicago branch thereof; commenting on the Association's recent political affiliations and skirmishes; and inquiring into Du Bois's thoughts on the body's present role, initiatives, and purpose.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Dec. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hugh H. Smythe

Chicago (Ill.) - Thanking him for his recent letter describing the status of Du Bois's NAACP office in New York; enclosing a check for a Mrs. Murphy; encouraging him to "Join the Union before January 1"; and noting plans to depart for Pittsburgh later that day.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Dec. 1

Farrow, William

Letter from W. M. Farrow to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Regretting he has not kept an earlier promise to furnish a cover for the Christmas "Crisis" and reflecting on how fast time's flown; hoping to be granted more time to supply same; and assuring him "you may rely on my usual contribution around the Holidays.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 May 6

Arthur, George R. (George Robert), b. 1879

Letter from George R. Arthur to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Pledging to put into action the suggestions relayed in Du Bois's recent letter (mums312-b171-i418).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Dec. 6

Ganaway, K. D.

Letter from K. D. Ganaway to Editor of the Crisis

Chicago (Ill.) - Enclosing for possible publication five photos of the inauguration of Albert B. George, "the first elected colored jurist in the U.S.," as well as news clippings on the event.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Apr. 22

Arthur, George R. (George Robert), b. 1879

Letter from George R. Arthur to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Relaying the halted status of the "Crisis" article he was to furnish on "What the Colored Graduate of the Various Engineering Schools were Doing" and regretting he will be unable to provide it; and announcing the founding of an Engineer's Club in Chicago.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers