1917 Dec. 15
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
New York (N.Y.) - Informing Crisis agents that Thomas J. Calloway is traveling "in the interests of the Crisis to increase its readers and to help the work of agents." Written on The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People letterhead.
1933 Apr. 21
White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955
Describing recent proceedings in the Scottsboro Case; the Association's latest efforts to end discrimination in public Southern institutions; dealings in the George Crawford extradition case; making brief mention of other issues the Association is involved with; and requesting that recipients "send immediately as large a contribution as you can possibly send."
Universal Negro Improvement Association
New York (N.Y.) - Sending tickets for the lecture and concert presented by the Universal Negro Improvement Association of Jamaica per Marcus Garvey supporting the plan for an Industrial Farm and Institute in Jamaica. Requesting the attendance of important figures in the New York area and donations if they are unable to use the tickets. Includes paper label, presumably attached to front of letter, with handwritten "Marc... more
1953 Nov. 17
Council on African Affairs
New York (N.Y.) - Written in response to the attack on the Council on African Affairs by Attorney General Herbert Brownell; clarifies the purpose of the council and its concerns regarding the peoples of Africa; lists examples of the council's service; provides testimonials to refute the false charges; takes a strong stance against the McCarran Law.
1930 May 19
Fisk University . Alumni Association
Fort Smith (Ark.) - Signed Mame Josenberger; addressed "Dear Classmate." Regarding the status of the Alumni Fund; describing her disappointment that the recipient has "not yet paid your part"; and requesting his reconsideration "so that we may... show our love for Fisk."
1919 May 10
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity . Beta Chapter (Howard University)
Washington (D.C.) - Concerning appeal for funds to erect a home fro the fraternity.
Circular letter fragment sent to the executive committee of the Niagara Movement concerning controversy over the Massachusetts branch.