- Fragment of a memorandum of the contested presidency of Fisk University, briefly describing the Board's resistance to electing "a colored man" to the post (see mums312-b110-i111 for similar passage; and mums312-b110-i144 through i147 for further information).
New York (N.Y.) - A third-person account of W. E. B. Du Bois's remarks on J. G. Merrill's resignation from Fisk.
1925 Apr. 4
Rutherford, R. H.
Washington (D.C.) - Commenting on his recent "Crisis" editorial on "the shameful situation at Fisk" and praising the "limpid clarity" with which he treated same; describing the 26 years during which his (National Benefit Life Insurance) company has been "within and without the racial pale"; and making some remarks (apparently on missing page) to suggest that "sound and conservative methods will usuall... more