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1925 Apr. 16

Spingarn, Amy

Letter from Amy E. Spingarn to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Inquiring if it's not too soon to say if the "Crisis"'s literature contest (named in her honor) has been a success, and offering to offer the same prizes the following year.

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1925 Apr. 21

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Per her query (mums312-b171-i104), deeming the "Crisis"'s literature contest irrefutably a success; describing the overwhelming response thereto; and briefly noting some ideas on how to modify and slightly improve same, if offered again the following year.

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1925 Mar. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Leroy Tubbs

New York (N.Y.) - Belatedly acknowledging the manuscript he submitted to the "Crisis" literature contest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Oct. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Emma Jones

New York (N.Y.) - Per her question (mums312-b168-i308), inviting her to submit to the Spingarn Awards in any and all genres.

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1924 Sept. 30

Jones, Emma

Letter from Emma Jones to Editor of the Crisis

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Inquiring into the policies of the magazine's current literature competition.

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1925 Jan. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Maude Simmons

New York (N.Y.) - Per her query (mums312-b171-i072), describing the notification and manuscript-return policy of the "Crisis"'s literature competition.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Jan. 23

Tubbs, Leroy

Letter from Leroy Tubbs to Editor of the Crisis

Dayton (Ohio) - Inquiring into the status of a manuscript he submitted to the magazine's literature contest.

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1925 Apr. 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ouida Sullivan

New York (N.Y.) - Regretting that her manuscript arrived too late to be considered for the "Crisis" literary awards and offering to send same back to her, if she supplies postage.

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1925 May 4

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the voluminous response to the "Crisis" literature awards bestowed in her honor and noting staff's steady progress on reading the works submitted thereto.

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1925 Nov. 3

Swan, Ida

Letter from Ida Swan to Editor of the Crisis

Tacoma (Wash.) - Thanking them for acknowledging the story she submitted to the literature contest but seeking to know "what I got for it, because I would not like to write stories for nothing."

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