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1941 Feb.

Winter Carnival snow sculpture of a stork

Massachusetts - A snow sculpture created for the traditional campus Winter Carnival depicts a stork delivering a baby. "LIFE comes to State" has been sculpted into the background.

University Photograph Collection

1923 Nov. 10

Society of Friends

Letter from the Society of Friends to W. E. B. Du Bois

London (England) - Confirming a date for Du Bois to meet with leading members of the Society of Friends a the Devonshire House. Sent to the Hotel Glenburn, from the Central Offices of the Society of Friends, signed by W. F. Nicholson, Secretary. Annotation on reverse concerning a temple.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Jan. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the president of Paul Quinn College

New York (N.Y.) - Asking for a photograph of a football player named "Jennings."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Jan. 27

Jaffee, Eva

Letter from Eva H. Jaffee to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cleveland (Ohio) - Concerning praise for Du Bois and his novel, Dark Princess.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920 July 3

Resolution asking that the American Government make a friendly request to the British Parliament that they abolish the cultivation of poppy and the manufacture and sale of opium in India

Washington (D.C.) - H. Res. 585 of the 66th Congress, 2nd session asking that the American Government requests that the British Government stops the flow of Opium into India.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Mar. 25

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Mark Twain Society

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Cyril Clemens; acknowledging his March 17 letter to W. E. B. Du Bois (mums312-b122-i307); agreeing to inscribe the Society's copy of "The Souls of Black Folk," per that letter's request; and gladly accepting a copy of its biography of Twain, also offered therein.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Mar.

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Emergency Civil Liberties Committee

New York (N.Y.) - Memo addressed to Clark Foreman, stating the essential and inalienable rights of every American citizen; most likely prepared in connection with his March 28 engagement at Carnegie Hall (see mums312-b145-i152, i153).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948

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

My relations with the N. A. A. C. P.

Contains a timeline from 1909-1944 of Du Bois' involvement in the N.A.A.C.P., including his reasons for resigning in 1934 and his invitation to rejoin in 1944, as well as recent work accomplished on behalf of the association.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Feb. 27

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ethel Ray Williams

Atlanta (Ga.) - Upon return to Atlanta, thanking her for "an interesting trip," and hoping that her experience of it was as positive as his.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1962

W. E. B. Du Bois sitting in a chair

Taken on a visit to China. Possibly on the way to or return from the Summer Palace in Beijing, China.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers