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1930 May 22

Henderson, J. M.

Letter from J. Monroe Henderson to the Crisis

Chicago (Ill.) - Sending a photograph of Margaret E. Burns who will be receiving a degree from the University of Chicago, in the hopes of it being included in the Education Number of the Crisis.

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1932 Jan. 5

Campbell, Elmer

Letter from Rev. Elmer Campbell to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning the name of a monastery in Cairo, Egypt.

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1930 Mar. 15

Chicago Whip

Letter from the Chicago Whip to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Thanking Du Bois for his editorial in the Chicago Whip.

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1931 Sept. 5

Johnson, Yolande

Letter from Yolande Johnson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Johnson apologizes for her procrastination, but sends what information she could find concerning her grandfather's life; Johnson notes that although she was practically raised in a French Catholic Convent, she is not religious.

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1918 June 1

Furness, Margaret

Letter from Margaret Furness to the Crisis

Chicago (Ill.) - Informing the Crisis of the death of Celia Parker Woolley and asks that she be honored with a writeup in the Crisis for her "work among the Colored people of Chicago."

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1930 Mar. 10

Gordon, Barefield

Letter from Barefield Gordon to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Gordon thanks Du Bois for his work at the Crisis, especially for the poetry page; Gordon praises the poetry about Philip M. Harding and asks for more information on the poet; Asks Du Bois if he would be interested in an article on the progress and accomplishments on the "campaign fostered by the Chicago Whip for employment of Negroes where they trade."

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1925 Mar. 16

Pitts, Lucia M.

Letter from Lucia M. Pitts to Crisis

Chicago (Ill.) - For the second or third time, requesting that they return the manuscript she submitted several weeks ago, and enclosing a self-addressed stamped envelope therefor.

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1916 Jan. 5

Pohle, Dorothy

Letter from Dorothy Pohle to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Miss Pohle informs Du Bois that her father, Adolph Pohle, passed away; explains how he wished to have seen the latest issue of The Crisis, but it arrived just days after his departure, so they put the copy with him in his coffin; Pohle inquires as to how they could get a second copy of that issue as a remembrance.

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1928 Mar. 2

Standard Garment Manufacturing Co. (Chicago, Ill.)

Letter from Standard Garment Manufacturing Co. to Crisis

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed L. D. Fowler, General Manager; seeking the contact information of the magazine's Chicago-based associate editor, if one should exist.

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1930 July 12

Ross, Lydia C.

Letter from Lydia C. Ross to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Providing further info on her graduation from the Chicago Training School, and hoping (as in mums312-b187-i210) that said news can be featured in the "Crisis."

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