1951 Mar. 13
United States . Dept. of the Treasury . Internal Revenue Service
New York (N.Y.) - W. E. B. Du Bois's 1951 individual tax return, describing his occupation as "writer," his professional status as unemployed, his income as $400, and listing his exemptions and deductions, yielding a tax amount of $1. Schedule G, attached, explains the derivation of his lecture income, and itemizes his medical expenses.
1945 Jan. 31
National Negro Museum and Historical Foundation
Atlanta (Ga.) - Sent by Samuel Stratton; announcing Mayor Kelly's Feb 11-18 designation of "Negro History Week" in Chicago and inviting Du Bois to be the main speaker at a "mass rally climaxing activities" on the final Sunday.
1929 Oct. 15
Haddox, Tinnie C.
Edmonson County (Ky.) - Requesting that he forward a copy of the May 1926 number of the "Crisis," containing the play "The Church Fight," as well as another issue, containing a certain poem to her liking, and enclosing what she deems the according fee.
1946 May 12
Imes, William Lloyd
Knoxville (Tenn.) - Sending felicitations on the Du Bois's 50th wedding anniversary.
Halpern, Joel Martin
Macedonia - At entrance, young woman in peasant dress welcomes guests with bread and salt.