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1945 Mar. 11

New York Telephone Company

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

New York (N.Y.) - Billing him $8.72 for local service, out-of-town calls, and telegrams.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 July 1

New York Telephone Company

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

New York (N.Y.) - Invoice billing Du Bois $8.35 for toll service and telegram charges.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 July 3

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.) - Explaining that he and his wife Shirley Graham Du Bois each have telephone numbers that they would like to have disconnected so that they can get a new number at their new home.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 July 11

New York Telephone Company

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

New York (N.Y.) - Billing him $10.54 for local service, out-of-town calls, and telegrams.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Oct. 11

New York Telephone Company

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

New York (N.Y.) - Billing him $10.18 in local and out-of-town calls and telegrams.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Sept. 14

New York Telephone Company

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

New York (N.Y.) - Granting him -- c/o Nina Du Bois-- a $0.06 credit on his account.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1917 June 19

New York Telephone Company

Application for Telephone Service

New York (N.Y.) - Subscriber's copy of application for residential telephone service at 650 Greene Avenue which indicates the annual rate, the telephone number and the connection date of June 23, 1917. Subscriber is W.E.B. Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Sept. 9

New York Telephone Company

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

New York (N.Y.) - Billing him $1.35 for a long-distance call to Washington, D.C.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 6

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.) - Lamenting the "extraordinary stupid and inexcusable mistake" of misprinting his address in the 1929-30 phonebook.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 July 9

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 not having received directories for the various New York boroughs, or having received them very late and threatening to take up the matter with higher authorities if the situation is not satisfactorily corrected: "I am going to give you a reasonable time to send these, and if you do not, I am going to appeal to our Public Service Commission."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers