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1925 Aug. 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Willis Richardson

New York (N.Y.) - Happily relaying that his play, "The Broken Banjo," was has won first-prize and $75 and hoping he can be present at its Friday night production at the Renaissance Casino.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Nov. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ruth A. G. Shelton

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting that she furnish a photo and brief account of her life for feature in the "Crisis," and pledging to print her Spingarn-award-winning play in the March 1926 number.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Dec. 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Willis Richardson

New York (N.Y.) - Per his query (mums312-b171-i023), confirming that the "Crisis" sets no word limits on the plays to be reprinted therein, though "of course if the play is very long we probably cannot publish it" and confirming the receipt of the photos and statements he recently sent.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Mar. 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Pearl Bailey

New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging her payment towards her "Crisis" subscription but regretting it arrived with no address; and per her query, regretting that to his knowledge there exists "no written history of Negro drama," and pledging to try and dig some up for her from within the "Crisis" archives.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Dec. 11

Richardson, Willis, 1889-1977

Letter from Willis Richardson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Inquiring briefly into the word-limits of submissions to the "Crisis"'s literary competitions, and their bearing on the reprinting of his Spingarn Medal-winning play, "The Broken Banjo."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 23

Shelton, Ruth Ada Gaines

Letter from Ruth A. G. Shelton to W. E. B. Du Bois

Saint Louis (Mo.) - Acknowledging and thanking him for the check and for the recognition given her play, "The Church Fight" (see mums312-b171-i061).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 12

Richardson, Willis, 1889-1977

Letter from Willis Richardson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Regretting he cannot be in attendance at that Friday's production of his play, "The Broken Banjo," and thanking him for the message (see mums312-b171-i014).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ruth A. G. Shelton

New York (N.Y.) - Congratulating her on earning second-place in the "Crisis"'s literary competition for her play "The Church Fight" and enclosing the according check in reward.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Willis Richardson

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing the $75 check due him for his place in the "Crisis" literary competition in the drama genre, for his work "The Broken Banjo," and noting the success of its recent production.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Myrtle A. Smith

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing a $10 check to mark her third-place award in the "Crisis" literary competition, for her play "For Unborn Children."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers