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1945 May 3

Chicago Defender

Telegram from Chicago Defender to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Asking Du Bois to write fifty words on the victory in Europe for the Chicago Defender's special V E Day edition. Second page contains handwritten notes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 Dec.

Fraternal Council of Negro Churches in America

Circular letter from Fraternal Council of Negro Churches in America

Chicago (Ill.) - Explaining a meeting of the Fraternal Council of Negro Churches in America to discuss the "importance of Negro representation at the Peace Table when victory in the present global war has been achieved."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 May 3

Chicago Defender

Telegram from Chicago Defender to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Asking Du Bois to rush his column for the Chicago Defender's special V E Day edition. Second page contains handwritten notes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Feb.

Nash, Herman B., Jr., 1926-2010

Postcard from Herman B. Nash, Jr., to Herman B. Nash, Grace Nash, and John Nash

Chicago (Ill.) - Black and white photo on front postcard features periodic table of the elements installation at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. Thanks "Ma, Dad, John" for the package.

Herman B. Nash Papers

1945 Mar. 11

Nash, Herman B., Jr., 1926-2010

Note from Herman B. Nash, Jr., with two-franc note

Chicago (Ill.) - Unaddressed note to parents containing two-franc note, sent from France by Ed Intas, which Nash asks family to store for him. Handwritten on USO stationery.

Herman B. Nash Papers

1945 Feb.

Nash, Herman B., Jr., 1926-2010

Postcard from Herman B. Nash, Jr., to Herman B. Nash and Grace Nash

Chicago (Ill.) - Black and white photograph on front depicts the International House of the University of Chicago. Nash's note points out "the grandeur" of the building that impressed him so much upon arriving at University of Chicago. No address or salutation.

Herman B. Nash Papers

1945 Mar. 11

Nash, Herman B., Jr., 1926-2010

Postcard from Herman B. Nash, Jr., to Herman B. Nash and Grace Nash

Chicago (Ill.) - Color illustration on front depicts Adler Planetarium in Grant Park, Chicago. Nash writes that the planetarium was "Excellent." No address or salutation.

Herman B. Nash Papers

1945 Feb. 13

Nash, Herman B., Jr., 1926-2010

Postcard from Herman B. Nash, Jr., to Herman B. Nash, Grace Nash, and John Nash

Chicago (Ill.) - Thanks family for Valentine's card and box of chocolates. Writes about learning Japanese.

Herman B. Nash Papers

1945 Sept. 16

Nash, Herman B., Jr., 1926-2010

Letter from Herman B. Nash, Jr., to Herman B. Nash, Grace Nash, and John Nash

Chicago (Ill.) - Addressed "Dear Ma, Dad, John." Went to four services: Jewish Yom Kippur, Methodist at the Chicago Temple, Buddhist at NCBC, and Bahai at Wilmette, Ill. Having Japanese dinner. Trying as many news things as possible. Handwritten on Elks National Memorial Headquarters Building stationery.

Herman B. Nash Papers

1945 Feb.

Nash, Herman B., Jr., 1926-2010

Postcard from Herman B. Nash, Jr., to Herman B. Nash and Grace Nash

Chicago (Ill.) - Black and white photograph on front depicts Mitchell Tower of the University of Chicago, a "beautiful building" that he hopes to explore more when he finds time. No address or salutation.

Herman B. Nash Papers