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Akintundé B. Dipeólu

Illinois - Bust portrait of young man in suit jacket, vest, and tie. Caption: Akintundé B. Dipeólu West Africa. Native of Lagos, Nigeria. B.A. Talladega College, 1926, B.D. 1927; M.A. University of Chicago 1930; B.D. Chicago Theological Seminary, 1930. The University of Chicago, 1164 E 58th St., Chicago, Illinois.

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1951 Oct. 22

Bolina, Georgiana

Letter from Georgiana Bolina to Shirley Graham

Illinois - Complimenting her on her recent article in "New World Review."

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Lloyd A. Washington

Illinois - Full-length portrait of young boy outdoors in sailor suit holding a dog. Caption: Lloyd A. Washington, 716 E. 42nd St., Chicago, Ill. Age 6 years.

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Stamp out vice, aim of Negroes race leaders in Chicago to make war on colored people's dens

Chicago (Ill.) - Newspaper article describing recent violent events and the organization of a Negro law and order league.

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1927 Apr. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Dewey Jones

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning local African American alliances during the recent Chicago mayoral election between William Dever and William Hale Thompson.

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Saint Louis Star

Refugees, East St. Louis, Illinois

East St. Louis (Ill.) - Group portrait of African American refugees on the streets of East St. Louis after the 1917 race riot. Caption: "Negro refugees" with photographer's stamp from the St. Louis Star Daily Pictorial Page (?).

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1905 Mar. 20

Wilkins, D. R.

Letter from D. R. Wilkins to William Monroe Trotter

Chicago (Ill.) - Attesting to Booker T. Washington's offer to pay for support of his work in The Conservator newspaper. Annotation from William Monroe Trotter forwarding this letter to W. E. B. Du Bois for their investigation of Booker T. Washington.

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James H. Gadson, Jr.

Illinois - Half-length portrait in three quarter profile of man in suit jacket, vest, and tie. Caption: James H. Gadson, Jr. M.B.A. Northwestern Univ.

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1927 Apr. 20

Jackson, Alexander L., 1891-1973

Letter from the A. L. Jackson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning the effect of the African American vote and the positions of local Black leaders during the 1926/1927 municipal elections in Chicago between William Hale Thompson and William E. Dever.

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1925 Aug. 26

Weaver, Archie

Letter from Archie L. Weaver to Augustus Granville Dill

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning missing issues of the Crisis magazine, a visit to Chicago, and work of the Freemasons of Mount Hebron Lodge, No. 29, Chicago to support black employees of the Chicago Post Office. Mentions bringing this issue to the attention of W. E. B. Du Bois. Signed by Archie L. Weaver, Corresponding Secretary for the Mount Hebron Lodge. Sent to the attention of A. G. Dill at the Crisis offices.

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