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1929 Nov. 13

Walden, A. T. (Austin Thomas), 1885-1965

Hiring out United States convicts

Atlanta (Ga.) - Enclosed in A. W. Ricks' recommendation of Walden for the 1930 Spingarn Medal, to substantiate his exemplary handling of a 1929 case involving the hiring of US convicts. Attached in memo from W. T. Andrews to W. E. B. Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Apr. 22

Ricks, A. W.

Summary of the Career of Austin Thomas Walden

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing the educational and professional credentials and achievements of Attorney Austin Thomas Walden; recommending him for the 1930 Spingarn Medal; and substantiating his desert of said honor by describing his performance in a case addressing the hiring of US convicts and enclosing the related brief. Attached in memo from W. T. Andrews to W. E. B. Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Apr. 22

Ricks, A. W.

Letter from A. W. Ricks to William T. Andrews

Atlanta (Ga.) - Recommending Attorney Austin Thomas Walden for the 1930 Spingarn Medal; enclosing a summary of his career and exemplary brief on the hiring of US convicts which turned the tide of what would have been a dangerous precedent into a signal victory." Attached in memo from W. T. Andrews to W. E. B. Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Apr. 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to James Dillard

Atlanta (Ga.) - Enclosing a formal statement conferring the Spingarn Medal to W. T. B. Williams and seeking his suggestions thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Mar. 26

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Relaying the information that W. T. B. Williams has been selected to receive the Spingarn Medal; news he heard from Committee member John Hope, but was not at all privy to in his own right.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Feb. 27

Crocker, C. T.

Letter from C. T. Crocker to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Signed by secretary to President John Hope; confirming receipt of Du Bois's correspondence relaying his nominations for the Spingarn Medal (mums312-b063-i103) and assuring it will be brought to Hope's attention promptly upon his return to the office.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Jan. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Edwin R. Embree

Atlanta (Ga.) - Noting the unfitness of conferring the Spingarn Medal to a current award committee member (in the case of Charles S. Johnson); noting that John Hope is indeed eligible, and duly supporting him for the award.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Apr. 24

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Enclosing the formal statement conferring the Spingarn Medal to W. T. B. Williams.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers