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1948 Mar. 5

Communist Party of Illinois

Telegram from Communist Party of Illinois to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Sent by Gil Green and William Patterson; sending birthday greetings from the Party and praising him as "a fearless leader of the people" and "well-met beloved friend."

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1948 Feb. 23

Jones, Mildred Bryant

Telegram from Mildred Bryant Jones to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Wishing him "continued good health and prosperity" on the occasion of his 80th birthday.

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1947 Feb. 23

Lochard, Metz T. P., 1896-1984

Telegram from Metz T. P. Lochard to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Wishing Du Bois a happy birthday.

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1938 Feb. 23

Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977

Telegram from Shirley Graham to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Wishing him "joy and brighter dreams" on the occasion of his "three score ten" birthday.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Feb. 23

Lochard, Metz T. P., 1896-1984

Telegram from Metz T. P. Lochard to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Wishing him a happy birthday (and never-ending life), and agreeing to pay his fees and traveling expenses if he can lecture before the Chicago Forum on April 16.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Feb. 8

Jones, Faith Jefferson

Telegram from Faith Jefferson Jones to W. E. B. Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee

Chicago (Ill.) - Addressed to E. Franklin Frazier; regretting that she cannot participate in Du Bois's upcoming 83rd birthday dinner and requesting that her name be removed from the list of the function's sponsors.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Feb. 21

Chicago Public Library

Telegram from Chicago Public Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Sent by Vivian G. Harsh; on behalf of herself and her staff, wishing a happy 80th birthday to "the dean of writers whose great literary works we are privileged to handle daily."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 May 12

Jones, Mildred Bryant

Telegram from Mildred Bryant Jones to Dr. and Mrs. W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Congratulating the Du Bois's on their 50th wedding anniversary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Feb. 24

National Negro Congress (U.S.) . Chicago Council

Telegram from National Negro Congress Chicago Council to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Sent by Naola Mae Smith, President; congratulating him on his birthday and saluting him as "our most outstanding scholar and statesman of today."

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1958 June 14

Lochard, Julia

Telegram from Julia and Metz Lochard to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Confirming plans to meet for lunch Saturday with "you and Mrs. Du Bois".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers