Gallery view

1925 Aug. 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Willis Richardson

New York (N.Y.) - Happily relaying that his play, "The Broken Banjo," was has won first-prize and $75 and hoping he can be present at its Friday night production at the Renaissance Casino.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Dec. 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Willis Richardson

New York (N.Y.) - Per his query (mums312-b171-i023), confirming that the "Crisis" sets no word limits on the plays to be reprinted therein, though "of course if the play is very long we probably cannot publish it" and confirming the receipt of the photos and statements he recently sent.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Dec. 11

Richardson, Willis, 1889-1977

Letter from Willis Richardson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Inquiring briefly into the word-limits of submissions to the "Crisis"'s literary competitions, and their bearing on the reprinting of his Spingarn Medal-winning play, "The Broken Banjo."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 12

Richardson, Willis, 1889-1977

Letter from Willis Richardson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Regretting he cannot be in attendance at that Friday's production of his play, "The Broken Banjo," and thanking him for the message (see mums312-b171-i014).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Willis Richardson

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing the $75 check due him for his place in the "Crisis" literary competition in the drama genre, for his work "The Broken Banjo," and noting the success of its recent production.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Nov. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Willis Richardson

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting that he furnish a photo and small account of his life for feature in the "Crisis," upon the conferral of a Spingarn Medal for his play, "The Broken Banjo."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Nov. 21

Richardson, Willis, 1889-1977

Letter from Willis Richardson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Per his request (mums312-b171-i021), enclosing some photos and text on his life for feature in a forthcoming "Crisis," and requesting that Du Bois furnish him "whatever information you have concerning Krigwa."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers