Monroe, James, 1821-1898
The story of Monroe's efforts to recover the body of John A. Copeland, who was executed following the raid on Harper's Ferry.
1930 Mar. 21
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
1928 Oct. 10
Jelliffe, Rowena Woodham
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."
Dugas, M. C.
Concerning the tone of The Crisis, which Dugas describes as gloomy; encourages Du Bois to include more encouraging stories on race relations.
1931 May 12
Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940
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.
American Temperance Union
New York (N.Y.) - Features a temperance song entitled "Sparkling with Light" by James H. Aikman, as well as several stories concerning temperance and politics and the effects of intemperate men on women and family.
National Council of the Young Men's Christian Associations of the United States of America
New York (N.Y.) - Third, loosed, page of a report lamenting distressing incidents of racial discrimination withstood at the Council Conference, and celebrating that the delegates involved "cooperated so heartily in exploring the social dilemma presented by this experience." Drafted by the Executive Committee of the National Conference Committee, comprised of Thomas W. Graham, Leslie B... more