Gallery view

1932 Dec. 6

Letter from unidentified correspondent to Mrs. A. W. Collie

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning rules for nominating individuals to the Spingarn Medal.

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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.

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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.

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1934 Jan. 2

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter White to NAACP Board of Directors

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing the time and date of the next board meeting, and announcing Stephen S. Wise, John Lovejoy Elliot, and Daisy E. Lampkin as the speakers at the upcoming Mass Meeting.

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1930 May 21

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . San Francisco Branch

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

San Francisco (Calif.) - Signed John Howard Butler, Pres.; effectively endorsing Garland Anderson as Spingarn Medalist; enclosing information compiled on him by his niece; and requesting that said information "reach the proper hands."

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1930 June 14

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to John Howard Butler; confirming receipt of his endorsement of Garland Anderson for a Spingarn Medal; acknowledging the merits of said candidate; but recommending instead that the Committee award the Medal to Henry A. Hunt of Fort Valley, Va.

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1928 Feb. 16

United States . Pension Bureau

Letter from U. S. Government Pension Bureau to Spingarn Medal Award Committee

Washington (D.C.) - Signed by ten employees of U. S. Government Pension Bureau, writing to Bishop John Hurst. Recommending Neval H. Thomas for Spingarn Medal, detailing his accomplishments. Signatories include: R. R. Nelson, Joseph E. Washington, R. B. Johnson. Most signatures somewhat difficult to read.

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1930 June 14

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to John Howard Butler; confirming receipt of his endorsement of Garland Anderson for a Spingarn Medal; acknowledging the merits of said candidate; but recommending instead that the Committee award the Medal to Henry A. Hunt of Fort Valley, Va.

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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.

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1928 June 11

Chesnutt, Charles W. (Charles Waddell), 1858-1932

Letter from Charles W. Chesnutt to the NAACP

Cleveland (Ohio) - Concerning Chestnutt's award as the Spingarn Medalist.

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