1943 Mar. 28
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971
New York (N.Y.) - On behalf of Anson Phelps Stokes, enclosing the minutes of the March 27 Organizing Committee Meeting in Washington, D.C., and reminding him of the upcoming Committee meeting in New York.
1949 Mar. 18
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that the point Taffler brought up in a previous letter does not seem very important to him, and that using the word "white" to mean pure and innocent, and using the word "black" to mean evil is an old-fashioned cliché.
1936 Nov. 17
James, Concha Romero
Washington (D.C.) - Concerns the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" and experts and resources on Latin America. Written on letterhead of the Pan American Union.
1925 Feb. 9
Detroit (Mich.) - Concerning recent efforts of reform at Fisk University and a copy of the Fisk Herald.
1956 June 7
Nance, Ethel Ray, 1899-1992
San Francisco (Calif.) - Addressed to "Andre" and Shirley; signed "Marielle"; noting the upcoming New York visit of her friend Mary Louise Hooper, describing her at length and suggesting they get in touch; but warning, "Don't be surprised if you can't get a word in edgewise!"
1836 Nov. 27
Shearman, Abraham, 1777-1847
New Bedford (Mass.) - Remarks on slavery: he feels that the time may come soon when the Society will have to appear again before the public "as friends and advocates of the oppressed African race, and at the same time, declaring our belief of the utter inconsistency of Slavery with the benign precepts and spirit of the Christian religion." On how it should be done, he has not formed an opini... more
1971 June 9
McCormack, Mark H.
McCormack thinks United Airlines deserves the first crack with reference to the World Championship Tennis.
1979 Sept. 23
Simon, Peter, 1947-
New York (N.Y.) - From a series of photographs depicting the No Nukes rally at the then landfill in Battery Park and three-day concert in Madison Square Garden, organized by the Musicians for United for Safe Energy.