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1925 Mar. 10

Steward, J. M.

Letter from J. M. Steward to Crisis

Bridgeton (N.J.) - Enclosing, under separate cover, his submission to the magazine's short story contest and briefly noting it's been sent nowhere else.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Dec. 27

Boadu, John

Letter from John Boadu to Crisis

Gold Coast - Inquiring into the status of the essay he submitted to the "Crisis" Spingarn awards.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 28

Williams, Benjamin H. (Benjamin Harrison), 1889-1974

Letter from Benjamin H. Williams to Crisis

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Inquiring into the status of the drawing he submitted to the magazine's recent contest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Sept. 25

Crisis (Firm)

Letter from Crisis to J. E. Spingarn

New York (N.Y.) - Signed A. G. Dill; on Du Bois's behalf, seeking his assistance in judging six essays submitted to the Spingarn Awards.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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