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1943 Mar. 28

Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971

Letter from Ralph Bunche to Organizing Committee for an International Conference on Africa

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Mar. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Seymour Taffler

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Nov. 17

James, Concha Romero

Letter from Concha Romero James to Rayford W. Logan

Washington (D.C.) - Concerns the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" and experts and resources on Latin America. Written on letterhead of the Pan American Union.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Feb. 9

Bright-London, Lillian

Letter from Lillian Bright-London to W. E. B. Du Bois

Detroit (Mich.) - Concerning recent efforts of reform at Fisk University and a copy of the Fisk Herald.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 June 7

Nance, Ethel Ray, 1899-1992

Letter from Ethel Ray Nance to W. E. B. and Shirley Du Bois

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!"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1836 Nov. 27

Shearman, Abraham, 1777-1847

Letter from Abraham Shearman to Thomas Howland

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

Howland Family Papers

1971 June 9

McCormack, Mark H.

Memorandum from Mark H. McCormack to Andrew Maconie

McCormack thinks United Airlines deserves the first crack with reference to the World Championship Tennis.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1979 Sept. 23

Simon, Peter, 1947-

MUSE concert and rally: Tom Campbell embracing an unidentified woman

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.

Peter Simon Collection

1977 Feb. 2

Macklin, John L.

Letter from John L. Macklin to Mark H. McCormack

Macklin forwards a copy of a check which represents McCormack's share of cash distribution made by Governour's Square II of Richmond, in which McCormack is an investor.

Mark H. McCormack Papers