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1929 Oct. 3

Atlantic Monthly

Letter from The Atlantic Monthly to Roscoe Conkling Bruce

Boston (Mass.) - Signed Ellery Sedgwick; regarding, defending, and justifying the non-capitalization of the word "negro" in the Atlantic Monthly; and trusting that other readers will not "interpret our neglect of the capital as you do."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Oct. 28

Dunbar News

Letter from The Dunbar News to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the number of lynchings from 1919 to 1930.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Oct. 29

Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, 1879-1950

Letter from Roscoe Conkling Bruce to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding his previous request for written comments on "urgent present problems" to do with race (see mums312-b048-i213) and Du Bois' confusion at the appeal (mums312-b048-i214), effectively withdrawing the request, and ensuring him that "your views have been so admirably expressed already that it really won't be necessary for us to ask you to write anything mo... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Oct. 10

Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, 1879-1950

Letter from Roscoe Conkling Bruce to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding the capitalization of the word "negro" in The Atlantic Monthly (see mums312-b048-i209, mums312-b048-i210 and mums312-b048-i211); thanking Du Bois for his answer, and enclosing further correspondence with Ellery Sedgwick.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Oct. 22

Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, 1879-1950

Letter from Roscoe Conkling Bruce to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting that Du Bois send "a few paragraphs within your special field or fields" related to "urgent present problems... constructive tendencies and movements now at work among us which white America should more fully understand, more clearly appreciate"; explaining that "the basic intendment is, of course, to promote more wholesome interracial relationships."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Nov. 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to The Dunbar News

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the number of lynchings from 1919 to 1930.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Oct. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Roscoe Conkling Bruce

New York (N.Y.) - Replying to Bruce's request in his previous letter (see mums312-b048-i213), by admitting "frankly I do not understand it," and asking that he clarify what it is he hopes Du Bois may be able to provide.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Oct. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Roscoe Conkling Bruce

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding the capitalization of the word "negro" in The Atlantic Monthly (see mums312-b048-i209 and mums312-b048-i210); explaining that Ellery Sedgwick's reasons for using lowercase are "all wrong," and elaborating that "when we are referring to race, we use the word Negro, Indian, Caucasian, and these should always be capitalized."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 May 16

Dunbar News

Letter from The Dunbar News to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning an editorial of Bruce's regarding the decision of the Supreme Court decision barring African Americans from the Democratic primaries in Texas.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Oct. 5

Dunbar News

Confidential Memorandum for Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce; regarding the non-capitalization of the word "negro" in The Atlantic Monthly, to which he "entered vigorous protest" through a letter to the editor; enclosing the correspondence received in response from Ellery Sedgwick, and thanking Du Bois in advance for whatever "information, courtesy or kindness you may see your way clear to extend me i... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers