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1930 June 25

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Vada Somerville

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking her and John for the helpful info they provided on African American college students in the L.A. area (see mums312-b187-i319, i320).

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1919 Jan. 28

Booker T. Washington Settlement (Youngstown, Ohio)

Letter from Booker T. Washington Settlement to W. E. B. Du Bois

Youngstown (Ohio) - Signed G. A. Steward, Superintendent; expressing interest in the recent "Crisis" feature on Consumers' Cooperation and seeking further information thereon, "as it is the purpose of this organization to build up a model Negro neighborhood."

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1930 Aug. 6

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hiram Thirkfield

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his recent letter (mums312-b187-i403) and commenting on its content regarding "the attitude of young colored men .... to the ministry." See mums312-b187-i404 for alternate phrasing.

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1926 Apr. 29

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George R. Arthur

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his recent letter (mums312-b171-i417); relaying instructions on how to best follow up on the article therein discussed; and suggesting he furnish for the "Crisis" on the Engineer's Club also therein referenced.

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1919 Aug. 8

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Chester D. Heywood

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning information on the 371st Regiment for Du Bois's history of African Americans during World War I. Written on "Crisis" letterhead.

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1925 Feb. 6

Texas College (Tyler, Tex.)

Letter from Texas College to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tyler (Tex.) - Signed W. R. Banks, President; enclosing a photo of the College's new administration building; noting some details on its construction and financing; and hoping same can be duly featured in the "Crisis" Education number.

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1921 Feb. 6

DeArmond, Fred

Letter from Fred DeArmond to the editor of The Crisis

El Paso (Tex.) - Praises Du Bois's writing in The Crisis. Regrets the treatment of black Americans by the white race especially in the south while "the dirtiest Mexican" has complete freedom. Believes that things conditions will improve for black Americans.

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1923 Nov. 25

DeWendt, Bertha V.

Letter from Bertha V. De Wendt to the editor of the Crisis

Port-au-Prince (Haiti) - Introducing herself and offering her services to the magazine; worrying about "white American with strong military focus in Haiti"; seeking business investments from "colored American banks and business men."

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1919 Oct. 2

Harris, L. A.

Letter from L. A. Harris to the Crisis

Martinsville (Va.) - Inquiring for more information on the orphan "Ophelia" who was advertised in the Crisis; describes the color of children they are looking to adopt.

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1928 Aug. 3

Pursell, Isabel A.

Letter from Mrs. A. Pursell to W. E. B. Du Bois

Berkeley (Calif.) - Describing some "very interesting" stories she has written on "the colored troops at Petersburg" and gauging his interest in printing same in the "Crisis."

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