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1908 May 18

Marshall, Douglass

Letter from Douglass Marshall to W. E. B. Du Bois

Detroit (Mich.) - Informing Du Bois of his aspirations of writing plays that reflect African American culture and looking for further inspiration.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 31

Bethel Choir (Akron, Ohio)

Letter from The Bethel Choir of Akron, Ohio to the editor of The Crisis

Akron (Ohio) - Concerning a request for "Plays of Negro Life" by Locke, Gregory and Montgomery and "other plays of Negro life".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Nov. 22

Brown, John S., Jr.

Letter from John S. Brown, Jr. to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Explaining that he is a historian with the "Negro Actors Guild," is planning to write a history of the "Negro Stage and Screen," and would like to use Du Bois's name as a reference in his Rosenwald Fund application.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Nov. 27

Bagby, George F.

Letter from George F. Bagby III to W. E. B. Du Bois

Nashville (Tenn.) - Seeking Du Bois's opinion "as to the probable future of the Negro in dramatic art," for the purposes of his thesis on the subject.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 11

Brown, John S., Jr.

Letter from John S. Brown, Jr. to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning his work with Prince A. A. Nwafor Orizu, a poem he is trying to get published, and research for a history on "Negro Stage." Written on African Student Association of United States and Canada stationary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1917 May 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Emilie Hapgood

New York (N.Y.) - Hoping to help Hapgood continue her work in support of African American theater.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 Jan. 4

Methodist Episcopal Church. Committee on Conservation and Advance

Letter from Committee on Conservation and Advance of the Council of Boards of Benevolence, Methodist Episcopal Church to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning drama among African Americans and "Star of Ethiopia". Signed by Iona M. Easley.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Feb. 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mary B. McCormack

Atlanta (Ga.) - Suggests resources to find information about the Krigwa Players and Little Theatres.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Dec. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mrs. C. D. McPherson

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning McPherson's request for information on Frank Wilson and recommendations for one or two-act plays by and about African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1981 Apr. 1

International Management Group (Firm)

Letter from International Management Group to an unidentified recipient

Generic letter from International Management Group to potential investors concerning the production of "American Heroes," a dramatic-musical stage play.

Mark H. McCormack Papers