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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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1947 Jan. 25

National Lawyers Guild

Civil Rights Conference program

Washington (D.C.) - Describing the purposes and proceedings of the "Legal Conference on Federal Power to Protect Civil Rights," hosted by the Guild, the Bar Association, and the NAACP, and featuring an address by W. E. B. Du Bois on "Civil Rights Legislation -- Before and After the 14th amendment"; citing passages of the U.S. Constitution; and including a detachable RSVP form.

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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 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."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Jan. 26

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Major Robert Moton

Washington (D.C.) - Describing concerns regarding Mr. Sibley's "attitude towards colored teachers" and seeking Moton's own assessment thereof. For Moton's reply, see mums312-b034-i550.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Feb. 10

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Enclosing some pieces of confidential information concerning Mr. Sibley's "alleged attitude towards colored women teachers" and pointing out three notable aspects revealed thereby; commending Du Bois's editorial in the February "Crisis"; and briefly mentioning steps towards hosting a conference in Belgium that fall. See also mums312-b034-i550 (Moton's reply, forwarded d... more

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1926 Nov. 20

Alexander, Frazier D.

Letter from Frazier D. Alexander to Crisis

Washington (D.C.) - Inquiring into the number of "negroes...working for a Ph.D. degree," as well as the names of "eight large negro life insurance companies."

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