1903 Dec. 21
Chicago (Ill.) - Mathew's, Editor of "The World To-Day", requesting a brief statement from Du Bois of his general position as to the Race Question for use in "The World To-Day'' special March issue. Mathews is hoping to have four papers representing the Negro point of view of the Negro question. Handwritten draft response from Du Bois indicating that he will be glad to write a statement and will have it to Mathews b... more
1935 July 16
Bray, James A.
Chicago (Ill.) - Requesting any information "with reference to Ethiopia -- her history and achievements"; inquiring as to the existence of a work treating "the integration of the American Negro in the program of a cooperative interest in a collective colored group objective"; and effectively hoping to add his name to "any mailing list that will give information along lines of social dev... more
1945 Mar. 30
United Pioneers of 1941, Inc. (Chicago, Ill.)
Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Seymour C. Jordan, Commander-in-Chief; complimenting him and commenting on his recent "Chicago Defender" column on cooperation; describing its alignment with his organization's operations; and enclosing a pamphlet thereon for his information.
1946 Aug. 26
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Chicago (Ill.) - From Du Bois's Chicago Defender column. Concerning the paradoxes of being American and African American, supporting one's country and challenging one's country, hope and despair.