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Gallery view

1960 Aug.

Librairie Payot

Receipt from Librairie Payot to W. E. B. Du Bois

Zurich (Switzerland) - Billing him a total of 16.60 francs for two books.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Feb. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to W. P. Dabney

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a meeting for lunch.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Miriam Winslow in dance pose

Boston (Mass.) - Image of Winslow, dancer, choreographer, and teacher, in costume.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1903 Feb. 26

A.C. McClurg & Co.

Letter from A.C. McClurg to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Asking Du Bois to select from the two samples of stamped book cover he would prefer, discussion regarding the delivery of proofs and comments, and request for a photograph. Reverse includes DuBois response including mention of enclosing a photograph, the book cover he would prefer, the length and expected completion date of the chapter on Sorrow Songs.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1903 May 4

Gass, Louisa

Letter from Louisa Gass to Sadie Kessel

Oquakwa (Ill.) - Louisa jokingly assures Sadie that she and papa are still alive and well. She talks about her horses, and how stubborn "Gyp" is. She also talks about her cats and kittens, and notes how mischievous Priscilla is. Louisa goes on to talk about town gossip. Louisa then informs Sadie that the directors of the local school are interested in having Sadie come teach at their school.

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1923 Oct. 4

Lewis, William H. (William Henry), 1868-1949

Letter from William H. Lewis to Calvin Coolidge

Boston (Mass.) - Writing to the President of the United States, concerning the appointment of W. E. B. Du Bois as a representative of the United States at the inauguration of Liberia's President King.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Dec. 11

Bethea, Dennis A.

Letter from Dennis A. Bethea to W. E. B. Du Bois

Hammond (Ind.) - Sending an article about the Gary school system. Explaining how he wrote the article and the accompanying pictures he is sending. Speculating that the article might boost the regional popularity of the NAACP and The Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers