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1923 Sept. 23

West, Rebekah

Letter from Rebekah West to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Per his request, enclosing a photo of her daughter Elizabeth to accompany her feature in an upcoming number of the "Crisis" (see also mums312-b168-i018 through i022).

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1919 Oct. 20

Stevenson, William

Letter from William Stevenson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Per his request (mums312-b165-i284), noting that official papers on his war experience are located in Cincinnati, and pledging to write up a summary of his experience with the A.E.F. "if I can find time to do so."

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1919 Oct. 1

Lewis, Hettie B.

Letter from Hettie B. Lewis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Per his query in the October "Crisis" for "incidents or documents showing discipline and morale of colored troops," enclosing a letter on same from the War Dept and hoping he is able to make use of it.

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1919 Apr. 9

United States . War Dept.

Letter from United States War Dept. to Crisis

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Emmett J. Scott, Special Assistant to Secretary; addressed to A. G. Dill; requesting to borrow the cut from which the enclosed photograph was made for the "Crisis," volume 16, number 2 (June 1918).

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1930 Feb. 28

Woods, V. J.

Letter from V. J. Woods to the Crisis

Washington (D.C.) - Inquiring as to the "colored population of the first twenty largest cities of the United States."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Apr. 24

Wright, James C.

Letter from James C. Wright to the Crisis

Washington (D.C.) - Requesting, on behalf of his daughter, a graduate student of Sociology, information on "Negro Family Life in the South -- particularly in rural districts" available from issues of "The Crisis" or from other sources.

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1919 Aug. 3

York, William H.

Letter from William H. York to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Suggesting a "more rigorous policy regarding Africa" and responding to his comments thereon in the May "Crisis"; relaying his ideas on the public administrations of Liberia and other territories; suggesting that widespread travels to Africa would give educated men "the vision they need"; describing his being "for" that continent and explaining said position; and outlini... more

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1924 Sept. 2

Dabney, Thomas L.

Letter from Thomas. L. Dabney to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Commending him on his "splendid" editorial in the "Crisis" on "the N.A.A.C.P. and Parties" and reflecting on his take thereon; deeming Du Bois "the only Negro of my acquaintance ... who has a cosmopolitan view of life"; and noting he is widely supported in his view "regarding politics and the Negro."

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1921 July 19

United States . Bureau of the Census

Letter from United States Bureau of the Census to Madeline G. Allison

Washington (D.C.) - Enclosing a requested report of statistics for Negroes on farms in 16 Southern States. Signed by the Chief Statistician for Agriculture, addressed to M. G. Allison, Secretary for the Crisis magazine. Typewritten on stationery for the United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Division of Agriculture, Washington.

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1923 Mar. 10

West, Rebekah

Letter from Rebekah West to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Keenly aware of his interest in tracking the achievements of African American students in higher education, describing the performance of her daughter Elizabeth at Wellesley College and hoping he can feature her accomplishments in the "Crisis" (see mums312-b168-i018 through i023 for fulfillment).

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