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Gallery view

1953 Aug. 24

Banks, Glovina Virginia Perry

Letter from Virginia Banks to W. E. B. Du Bois

Prairie View (Tex.) - Mentioning that the copies of "In Battle for Peace" arrived safely, and mentioning that she recently went to Hobbs, New Mexico for the hearing of a "Negro" teacher who is losing her job.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 June 25

Lyman, Hannah Chapin

Savings account of Hannah Chapin Lyman

Northampton (Mass.) - Bank statements from war savings accounts.

Lyman Family Papers


Halpern, Joel Martin

Lion Gate of Durbar Square in Bhaktapur

Nepal - The Lion Gate in Durbar Square in Bhaktapur includes two stone images of Bhairav (the dreadful aspect of Shiva) and Ugrachandi (the consort of Shiva in her fearful manifestation).

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1944 Nov. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to YMCA of Dallas

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to W. B. Beatty; confirming his March 18 engagement at the Association and providing the title of his prospective lecture: "Federal Legislation and Race Discrimination."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 July 15

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - Describing Ellen Irene Diggs's federal approval for study in South America; suggesting that she be paid for one of the three months her leave of absence is to endure; and requesting that he be furnished secretarial services during these unpaid months.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1981 Aug. 9

McCormack, Mark H.

Memorandum from Mark H. McCormack to Barbara J. Kernc

McCormack notes that he played golf and had lunch at Pepper Pike Club with Jim Spence, at which time they negotiated the British Open Contact and all charges should be charged to TWIUS rights sales.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1972 Dec. 27

Hollywood Speedway Rock Festival: view of rock concert crowd from stage

Pembroke Pines (Fla.) - From a series of photographs documenting the outdoor rock festival at the Hollywood Speedway.

James Baker Free Spirit Press Collection

1977 Oct. 1

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Michael Murphy

After consulting with John Boswell, McCormack recommends a targeted approach to certain corporations regarding physical fitness as opposed to a broader approach. McCormack notes Seagram's interest in the program and hopes to work out a relationship.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1941 Aug. 21

Diggs, Ellen Irene, 1906-

Letter from Irene Diggs to Florence Rose

Atlanta (Ga.) - Explaining that W. E. B. Du Bois asked her to mention that he would like his name added to the Advisory Council and thanks Margaret Sanger for her kind words.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Oct. 22

Segal, Benjamin

Letter from Benjamin Segal to President Harry Truman

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the merits and legality of the Peace Information Center and urging him to "to do all in your power to have the indictments" of its employees dropped at once.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers