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1928 Nov. 22

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Chicago Branch

Letter from N.A.A.C.P. Chicago Branch to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Archie L. Weaver; enclosing a $9.60 check to cover 8 subscription renewals to the "Crisis"; hoping the clippings he recently sent therefor have arrived; describing the facets of his convalescence; ordering a subscription for a Mr. Edward Grisby of his city; and pledging to submit a report on his branch activities a bit later on.

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1924 Dec. 1

Farrow, William

Letter from W. M. Farrow to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Regretting he has not kept an earlier promise to furnish a cover for the Christmas "Crisis" and reflecting on how fast time's flown; hoping to be granted more time to supply same; and assuring him "you may rely on my usual contribution around the Holidays.

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1926 June 8

Norfleet, Lorraine

Letter from Mrs. J. Norfleet to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Inquiring into how to best go about having a photo of her baby featured in the "Crisis" Children's number.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Feb. 23

Randall, May

Letter from May Randall to Editor of the Crisis

Chicago (Ill.) - For use in her thesis on "Poetry by American Negroes," seeking his advice on bibliographic sources, forthcoming publications, and "any definite information" he can afford on the matter.

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1929 Apr. 22

Johnson, Yolande

Letter from Yolande Johnson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Noting she's deferred his invitation to write a "Crisis" piece on her mother (see mums312-b182-i270) to Wendell Phillips Dabney, who will be getting in touch with the magazine shortly on related particulars; and noting he (Du Bois) is welcome at her home any time, "and if you ever to come to Chicago again without getting in touch with me I will feel hurt about it."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Mar. 19

Streeter, Porter

Letter from Porter Streeter to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Enclosing "a one-act Negro play" called "The Sound of Brass," and hoping it proves acceptable for print in the "Crisis."

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1929 Sept. 14

Lewis, Morris

Letter from Morris Lewis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Per his request (mums312-b182-i346), furnishing the names and addresses of the African American members of the Illinois State Legislature and Board of Aldermen.

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1929 Oct. 10

Johnson, Yolande

Letter from Yolande Johnson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Per his request (mums312-b182-i272), noting that a photo of her mother is in its way to him at the offices of the "Crisis," for the feature thereon in a forthcoming number.

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1927 Nov. 20

Johnson, Cornelius

Letter from Cornelius W. Johnson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Thanking him for the "Crisis"'s recognition of and awards to his art; regretting he will be unable to attend the according award ceremony; and enclosing, under separate cover, the photo and bio sought in mums312-b176-i197.

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1927 Mar. 15

Lewis, Morris

Letter from Morris Lewis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Thanking him for his recent letter (not in collection) and complying with its request for a photo of Mrs. Williams's late husband.

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