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1945 Feb. 8

African Academy of Arts and Research

Letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe, President; inviting him to be an honored sponsor of the "March of African Music and Dance" festival, featuring Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt and Mrs. Mary McLeod Bethune, and describing the logistics and prospective proceedings of the affair.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Feb. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to African Academy of Arts and Research

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to President K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe; regretfully declining his invitation to sponsor the Academy's "African Music and Dance Festival" and pledging to write soon with respect to the upcoming Colonial Conference.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Feb. 24

African Academy of Arts and Research

Letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe, President; regretting his declination to sponsor the impending "African Music and Dance Festival"; commending his "orderly and objective" plan for the Colonial Conference; regretting he cannot participate personally therein; and referring him to Mr. Mbonu Ojike, "who will be a very great asset in such a conference."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 5

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to African Academy of Arts and Research

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to President K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe; thanking him for hosting the previous evening's "African Music and Dance" Festival and wishing the Academy continued success.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 May 14

African Academy of Arts and Research

Memorandum from African Academy of Arts and Research to United Nations Conference on International Organization

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Mbonu Ojike; attempting to make clear to the Conference various points regarding the self-governing capacities, political astuteness, and aspiration to independence, freedom, and democracy of African peoples, and begging they be appropriately represented and promoted by the international organization.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Aug. 16

African Academy of Arts and Research

Letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Mbonu Ojike, Executive Director; announcing the Academy's new lecture series "for disseminating direct information of African culture in this country," and inviting him to speak therein, on the topic of "Government."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Aug. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to African Academy of Arts and Research

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Mbonu Ojike; thanking him for the invitation to lecture before the Academy and noting his "self-defensive" $50 speaking fee.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Sept. 17

African Academy of Arts and Research

Letter from African Academy of Arts and Research to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe, President; seeking to confirm the date, fee, and topic of his forthcoming address on "The Government," and requesting he send a biographical sketch and glossy photo for publicity purposes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Oct. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to African Academy of Arts and Research

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to K. Ozuomba Mbadiwe; noting his impending trip to England; assuring he will be back in time for his January 19, 1946 address at the Academy; and enclosing a glossy photo, as requested.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Nov. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to African Academy of Arts and Research

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Mbonu Ojike; noting his recent return from England and reconfirming his January 19, 1946 speaking engagement before the Academy.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers