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1949 Apr. 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Federal Employees Defense Committee

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Bertram A. Washington; gladly accepting his invitation to join the Committee (extended in mums312-b124-i247).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1978 Feb. 25

Agoli, Gordon B.

Gordon B. Agnoli: oral history with Thomas E. Nallen, Ron Harrison, and Dan Clinney

Springfield (Mass.) - From a series of interviews with former employees of the Granville Airplane Company of Springfield, Mass. Agnoli (1907-1996) was a painter for the Granville Airplane Co., hand-painting the insignia on the planes flown by Jimmy Doolittle and later founding and operating Agnoli Sign Co. of Springfield. Recollections of the Granville brothers, Jimmy Doolittle, painting the ... more

Granville Airplane Company Oral History Collection

1927 Sept.

Man, Elizabeth

Letter from Elizabeth Man to W. E. B. Du Bois

Long Island (N.Y.) - Concerning a request for a list of books on the Bantus of South Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Apr. 6

Robinson, W. A. (William Albert), b. 1890

Letter from W. A. Robinson to Marvel K. Jackson

Raleigh (N.C.) - Asking that The Crisis mention that there have been no lynchings in North Carolina for five years. Written on the letterhead of The National Association of Teachers in Colored Schools. Includes a math calculation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Carmina Burana

Amherst (Mass.) - From a series of photographs depicting a dance performance of Carmina Burana.

Richard Jones Papers


Obrebski, Joseph, 1905-1967

Traditional medicine Dragging under the hawthorn, changing of the shirt

Volche (Macedonia) - From a series of ethnographic photographs taken in Macedonian villages in 1932-1933.

Joseph Obrebski Papers

1928 May 31

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to John Wanamaker

New York (N.Y.) - Concerns problems with recently purchased furniture and attempts to have it repaired or replaced.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


McCarthy, D. John

Robert L. Chew sitting behind desk in office, holding a pipe

Robert is wearing a light colored suit with a thickly white striped tie, holding a pipe in his right hand. His left foot is on his right knee [half crossed]. A lot of books and pamphlets are on the bookshelf behind him. He has a mustache and beard and is looking straight at the camera with not much expression on his face. A stack of stapled papers are on his desk in ... more

University Photograph Collection

1927 Jan. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Edith L. Graves

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a request for a photograph and a statement of achievement for a 7th grade school project at the Coleman School.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers