Gallery view

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Aug. 11

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - In response to White's inquiry into "colored appointees" in major cities (see mums312-b055-i263), regretting "I have no data" on the subject but making reference nonetheless to "outstanding cases in Chicago, Cleveland and New York."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Apr. 19

Lincoln Hospital and Home (New York, N.Y.)

Letter from Lincoln Hospital and Home to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Z. M. Wolff; expressing interest in having the school's commencement exercises photographed and written up in a forthcoming edition of the "Crisis" and inquiring into related fees and procedures.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Oct. 20

Dunbar National Bank (New York, N.Y.)

Letter from Dunbar National Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce; acknowledging his recent note on his inability to patronize the Bank (mums312-b178-i608); but still brainstorming ways that he can negotiate his personal and business banking so as to support both the Dunbar and the Corn Exchange bank.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Oct. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to T. J. Woofter, Jr.

New York (N.Y.) - Soliciting from him a short article on his opinion of "the attitude of the younger generation of educated Southerners toward the younger generation of educated Negroes," for publication in a forthcoming number of the "Crisis," and enclosing a sample copy of the magazine.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Sept. 20

Dunbar National Bank (New York, N.Y.)

Memorandum from Dunbar National Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce; enclosing some photos of the Bank's interior, for use in a forthcoming "Crisis" feature thereon, and pledging to get portraits of the colored staff members thereof, if desired.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Dec. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Harry E. Davis

New York (N.Y.) - Describing mailing rates for the "Crisis" in comparison with those of the K.K.K. and requesting he mull the matter over and take it up with Senator Burton; and stating the willingness to "give the Republicans praise and support for everything they accomplish on our behalf."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 July 23

Davis, Harry E. (Harry Edward)

Letter from Harry E. Davis to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Per his request (on same page), supplying the sought "advice to the colored voter in the approaching campaign" -- to "cast his ballot, quite selfishly, for those who have shown a proper interest toward him" -- and briefly elaborating thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Mar. 5

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning things that Herbert Hoover could do to gain support from African American voters. Contains Du Bois's handwritten notes on the bottom.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Mar. 14

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Quoting from a letter from Cincinnati branch Secretary Courtland Lewis, concerning a local news clipping on Dean Pechstein; enclosing the relevant article; and suggesting that it be printed or commented on in a forthcoming number of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers