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1944 Nov. 21

New York Telephone Company

Letter from New York Telephone Company to NAACP

New York (N.Y.) - Signed H. Christensen, Representative; addressed to Walter White; regretting they cannot provide W. E. B. Du Bois with a telephone at present -- "His application did not quite measure up to the requirements necessary to qualify him for priority installation" -- and noting an estimated one-year waiting period.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 Aug. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to New York Telephone Company

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to G. W. Mills, Manager Main 4 Exchange; noting that the Company's recent letter (mums312-b147-i226) "is a blunder" -- they have not vacated the premises associated with the Main 4-2929 telephone number -- noting that Shirley Du Bois called B. Berger, the letter's signer, to indicate the error; and advising him to "take measures to see that the idiot in your o... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 June

New York Telephone Company

Invoice from New York Telephone Company to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Invoice billing Du Bois $4.10 for toll service and telegram charges.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Sept. 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to New York Telephone Company

New York (N.Y.) - Concerns change of residence and request for telephone service to be moved accordingly.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Apr. 1

New York Telephone Company

Bill from the New York Telephone Company

New York (N.Y.) - Balance due for Du Bois' phone service at 226 West 150th St.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Jan. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to New York Telephone Company

Atlanta (Ga.) - Requesting they update his listing in the telephone book.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 June 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the New York Telephone Company

New York (N.Y.) - Complaining of a telephone dysfunction which "violently" woke the household early Saturday morning, followed by a series of further technical mishaps and failures, and asking that the operator involved "be properly disciplined."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Mar. 14

New York Telephone Company

Circular letter from The New York Telephone Company to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the separate publication of phone books by New York City borough.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 June 11

New York Telephone Company

Invoice from New York Telephone Company to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Billing him $16.71 in local and out-of-town calls and telegrams.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 8

New York Telephone Company

Invoice from New York Telephone Company to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Billing him $2.50 for four out-of-town calls and telegrams.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers