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1903 Dec. 21

World To-day

Letter from the World To-day to W. E. B. Du Bois

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

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1935 July 16

Bray, James A.

Letter from James A. Bray to W. E. B. Du Bois

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

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1945 Mar. 30

United Pioneers of 1941, Inc. (Chicago, Ill.)

Letter from United Pioneers of 1941, Inc. to W. E. B. Du Bois

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.

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1924 Oct. 7

Grant, Benjamin A.

Letter from Benjamin A. Grant to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning Du Bois's article, "The Dilemma of the Negro", on controversies at Fisk as published in "The American Mercury" and racial segregation at Fisk.

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1929 Dec. 23

Provident Hospital (Chicago, Ill.)

Letter from Provident Hospital and Training School to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed George T. Jenkins, Publicity Manager; enclosing an article on the "campaign to establish a great Negro medical center in Chicago," and two accompanying photographs, for inclusion in a future number of the "Crisis."

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1919 June 4

Lee, Clarence A.

Letter from Clarence A. Lee to editor of The Crisis

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning information on the Army 92nd Division, 183rd Brigade, while in France for Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I.

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1936 Mar. 3

Julius Rosenwald Fund

Letter from Julius Rosenwald Fund to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Edwin R. Embree; confirming his suspicion of the Fund's growing interest in the cooperative movement (detected in mums312-b080-i200); mentioning plans to soon visit W. C. Matney of Bluefield Institute on the matter; and expressing condolences at the death of Atlanta University President John Hope.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Mar. 3

Chicago Defender

Letter from The Chicago Defender to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning a press release from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on a lynching in Georgia.

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1929 Mar. 26

Associated Negro Press

Telegram from The Associated Negro Press to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning Du Bois' opinion of President Hoover "abandoning present Republican organizations in Mississippi, South Carolina and Georgia" and the "effect on Negroes" and the Southern United States.

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1936 Apr. 28

Julius Rosenwald Fund

Letter from Julius Rosenwald Fund to W. C. Matney

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Edwin R. Embree; thanking him for his letter and enclosures of April 22 (mums312-b079-i190) and assuring that the "whole matter of cooperatives among Negroes" is being borne in mind: "we are consulting Mr. Tage Palm about ways in which we could be most helpful."

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