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1945 June 4

Fragments of letter from F. H. Langford to unidentified correspondent

- Forwarded fragments from F. H. Langford's June 4, 1945 letter on the R.A.F.'s racial discrimination towards Jamaican-born "coloured airmen"; slightly revised and marked-up in W. E. B. Du Bois's hand.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Jan. 17

Edwards, Thyra J.

Letter from Thyra Edwards Gitlin to National Council of Negro Women

New York (N.Y.) - Asking that Williana Burroughs be added to the National Council of Negro Women's list of outstanding women. Fragment; contains only first page of letter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Feb. 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Du Bois Williams

New York (N.Y.) - Second page of an incomplete letter; mentioning the life that they had wanted Du Bois Williams to have, that she has almost thrown away all of her opportunities, ways that she can turn her life around, and that she can marry "Pezavia" after she has gone to college.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Mar. 24

Herberg, Will

Letter from Will Herberg to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Providing criticism and reactions to the article on Karl Marx that Du Bois sent (see mums312-b193-i536 for Du Bois' letter).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Streator, George

Letter from George Streator to W. E. B. Du Bois [fragment]

Page 3 of a letter from Streator discussing his mother, a project, and passing on an outline to Shirley Graham.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Feb. 18

Washington Conference on Foreign Policy

Letter from Washington Conference on Foreign Policy to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Asking Du Bois to attend an off-the-record conference on Foreign Policy, in order to discuss issues pertaining to the spending program for aid to western Europe.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Mar. 21

Wickham, Harvey

Letter from Harvey Wickham to Walter White

Rome (Italy) - Wickham thanks White for the copies of the Crisis; asks for copies of "the Negro national Hymn, Lift Every Voice and Sing;" Asks how "the relation in the United States between the Negro and other races and minority parties, especially those of the Catholic and the Jews--as to how it differs from that between the Negro and the average White;" also inquires about the extent "Negr... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Oct. 10

Jelliffe, Rowena Woodham

Letter from Rowena Woodham Jelliffe to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cleveland (Ohio) - Apologizes to Du Bois for not delivering more information on the Gilpin players, explaining that "instead of writing you of this [...] I have gone framing the whole summer though of a baby which Russell and I are to have in the winter."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Dugas, M. C.

Letter from M. C. Dugas to W. E. B. Du Bois [fragment]

Concerning the tone of The Crisis, which Dugas describes as gloomy; encourages Du Bois to include more encouraging stories on race relations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 May 12

Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940

Letter from William E. Borah to W. E. B. Du Bois [incomplete]

Washington (D.C.) - The second page of a letter describing his "long entertained" idea on the "rights and guarantees" of the African American people under the Constitution.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers