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1961 Dec. 5

De Young, Garry, 1923-

Letter from Garry De Young, Jr. to W. E. B. Du Bois

Henderson (Md.) - Introducing himself as "the first white student to attend Delaware State College"; describing his childhood, background, and parents' political affiliations; claiming to possess "latent creative ability"; reflecting on love's impact on his life" and sharing his life story; seeking Du Bois's advice thereon generally, as well as recommendation of his five favorite books.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Aug. 30

Council on African Affairs

Letter from Council on African Affairs to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Asking Du Bois to assist the Council with the financial crisis they are facing.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Mar. 10

Washington Post Company

Alain Leroy Locke wins Spingarn Medal

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning the nomination of Alain Locke for a Spingarn Medal.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1916

Soldiers of the 10th U.S. Cavalry taken prisoners by the Constitutionalist troops of Mexico in the Battle of Carrizal

Group portrait of African American soldiers from the 10th Cavalry taken as prisoners during the Battle of Carrizal. On back: My Dear Du Bois: Hope you are well. Would surely like to see you just for an hour. Of course you have forgotten poor Young. Thought you would like this poem and the pictures. Regards to the "Redaction." Yours, Chas. Young.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 Apr. 5

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to State Teachers College at Montgomery, Alabama

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns travel arrangements and weekend of speaking engagements.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Oct. 1

Perdue and White (Baltimore, Md.)

Letter from Perdue and White to W. E. B. Du Bois

Baltimore (Md.) - Signed Saul M. Perdue; relaying the now complete excavation of his Morgan Park property; describing small changes to be made in light of new discoveries regarding its elevation; and pledging to forward updated estimates and construction plans reflective of these developments.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1972 Dec. 5

McCormack, Mark H.

Memorandum from Mark H. McCormack to Jules Rosenthal

McCormack notes the shirt size of Laura Baugh.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1929 Oct. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Henry Wafford

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting a recommendation for accommodations in Scranton, Pa., en route to Elmira, where he will be giving a Sunday lecture.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers