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1930 Feb. 15

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Chicago Branch

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

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Archie L. Weaver, Financial Secretary; declining Du Bois's offer to speak at the branch (proposed in mums312-b055-ii358), fearing that it would draw the same audience and fill the same function as his scheduled speaking engagement at the Church of the Good Shepherd.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov. 30

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

Report of the Department of Special Research

Chicago (Ill.) - Reporting on the Department's November activities and endeavors; listing Du Bois's various speaking engagements and participation at conferences; noting the status of the NAACP's petition to the United Nations and outlining next steps to take thereon; and appending additional information on Hugh H. Smythe's endeavors (these are incorporated in type in the document's fin... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov. 30

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

Report of the Department of Special Research

Chicago (Ill.) - Reporting on the Department's November activities and endeavors; listing Du Bois's various speaking engagements and participation at conferences; noting the status of the NAACP's petition to the United Nations and outlining next steps to take thereon; and describing two articles prepared by Hugh H. Smythe on said petition, as well as two addresses given thereby to visit... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Dec. 7

Rich, Faith

Letter from Faith Rich to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Soliciting from him "an analysis and estimate of the NAACP"; describing her own experience and impressions of the Chicago branch thereof; commenting on the Association's recent political affiliations and skirmishes; and inquiring into Du Bois's thoughts on the body's present role, initiatives, and purpose.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958 June 9

Weaver, Archie L.

Letter from Archie L. Weaver to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Weaver inquires about Du Bois' involvement in the N.A.A.C.P.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Aug. 1

Negro Digest

Telegram from Negro Digest to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Sent by Ben Burns, Executive Editor; addressed to either Du Bois, Walter White, or Roy Wilkins at the NAACP; seeking their immediate selections for the Digest's compilation of "greatest books on race relations."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers