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1905 Mar. 20

Wilkins, D. R.

Letter from D. R. Wilkins to William Monroe Trotter

Chicago (Ill.) - Attesting to Booker T. Washington's offer to pay for support of his work in The Conservator newspaper. Annotation from William Monroe Trotter forwarding this letter to W. E. B. Du Bois for their investigation of Booker T. Washington.

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1925 Aug. 26

Weaver, Archie

Letter from Archie L. Weaver to Augustus Granville Dill

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning missing issues of the Crisis magazine, a visit to Chicago, and work of the Freemasons of Mount Hebron Lodge, No. 29, Chicago to support black employees of the Chicago Post Office. Mentions bringing this issue to the attention of W. E. B. Du Bois. Signed by Archie L. Weaver, Corresponding Secretary for the Mount Hebron Lodge. Sent to the attention of A. G. Dill at the Crisis offices.

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1928 Feb. 11

Tyler, Harold M.

Telegram from Harold M. Tyler to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerns issue of succession in Illinois state legislature, in event of death of member. Cites statute pertaining to law. Telegram on Western Union form.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1917

Saint Louis Star

Refugees, East St. Louis, Illinois

East St. Louis (Ill.) - Group portrait of African American refugees on the streets of East St. Louis after the 1917 race riot. Caption: "Negro refugees" with photographer's stamp from the St. Louis Star Daily Pictorial Page (?).

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1947 Apr. 13

Pallas, Mickey

W. E. B. Du Bois, Maude Slye and A. Eustace Haydon at the Crisis Rally

Chicago (Ill.) - Caption: Dr. Maude Slye, director of Cancer Research, University of Chicago; Dr. W.E.B. Du Bois, research director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; and Dr. A. Eustace Haydon, leader of Chicago Ethical Society, reflect the enthusiasm of thousands of Chicagoans gathered at the Crisis Rally, demanding that the U.N. handle aid to Greece and Turkey, held at the Coliseum la... more

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1919 Sept. 18

Muncie Evening Press

Letter from Muncie Evening Press to W. E. B. Du Bois

Muncie (Ind.) - Concerning a request for an original copy of a photograph from the Chicago Riot of 1919.

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1919 Aug. 1

Muncie Evening Press

Murdering a negro in Chicago riot

Muncie (Ind.) - Photo of police officer and bystander assaulting African American during Chicago race riot Summer 1919.

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1918 Nov. 10

Miller, William Gladstone

When our boys went over the top

Illinois - Poem written by Miller of the "a" 365th Infantry, 92nd Division; American Expeditionary Forces; reflects upon soldiers in World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928

Kamen Hyde Park Studio

Clarence Harvey Mills

Chicago (Ill.) - Half-length portrait of young man in suit jacket, vest, tie, and glasses. Caption: Clarence Harvey Mills, the University of Chicago, Ph.D (1928). "Wace's Vie de St. Nicholas: A Provisional Text, with Vocabulary." Contains photographer's embossed imprint.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932

Jones, R.D.

Zephyr Lena Holman

Chicago (Ill.) - Half-length portrait in profile of young woman. Caption: Zephyr Lena Holman, A.B. Fisk University, 1928, A.M. University of Chicago, 1932. 4639 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago. R.D. Jones, Photographer, 5060 Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Ill.

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