Gallery view

1932 Dec. 9

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Memorandum from N.A.A.C.P. to undisclosed recipient

New York (N.Y.) - Lamenting the death of Charles Waddell Chesnutt, recipient of the 1928 Spingarn Medal.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 June 10

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to the Spingarn Committee

New York (N.Y.) - Enumerating "persons of Negro descent [who] have rendered unusual services during the year 1929" which purportedly qualify them for the Spingarn Medal, and listing two individuals whose appointments to the Board of Directors is recommended.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Apr. 13

Woodruff, Hale, 1900-1980

Spingarn prize entry sheet

Indianapolis (Ind.) - Providing his fictitious name, real name, and mailing address, to accompany his submission to the "Crisis"'s art competition.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 June 11

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - Appending, to the minutes of the Spingarn Committee Meeting (mums312-b055-i245), the appointment of Oswald Garrison Villard as Chairman.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 May 23

Andrews, William T., 1898-1984

Memorandum from W. T. Andrews to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding A. W. Ricks' nomination of Attorney A. T. Walden for the 1930 Spingarn Medal; attaching Ricks' letter of recommendation and enclosed summary of Walden's career and brief on the hiring of US convicts.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Jan. 12

Seligmann, Herbert J. (Herbert Jacob), 1891-

Memorandum from Herbert Seligmann to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the premature announcement of Richard Harrison as the winner of the 1931 Spingarn Medal.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Apr. 21

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter Francis White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a meeting of the Spingarn Medal committee.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 May

Woods, J. Fortune

Spingarn prize entry sheet

Mount Vernon (N.Y.) - Effectively (but alas too late) submitting his essay, "The Race Problem," to the magazine's literature contest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Apr. 20

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Walter Francis White

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning meeting of the Spingarn Medal committee.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers