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1933 Jan. 11

Dillard, J. H. (James Hardy), 1856-1940

1932 Spingarn Medal recommendations

Dillard's annotated copy of list of six nominations for Spingarn Medal: names of nominees, their accomplishments, and the names of those who recommended them. Dillard ranks his top choices, including writing in two names.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 May 2

Dillard, J. H. (James Hardy), 1856-1940

Letter from J. H. Dillard to W. E. B. Du Bois

Charlottesville (Va.) - Concerning the 1928 Spingarn Medal nominees. Written on letterhead of The John F. Slater Fund

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Jan. 13

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to The Chairman of the NAACP Board of Directors

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the awarding of the 17th Spingarn Medal to Richard Harrison.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

1924 Oct. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Rosalie Jonas

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking her assistance in judging some of the works submitted to the "Crisis"'s literary contest.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Feb. 26

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Copy of a telegram bidding he consider his, Du Bois's, nominations for the Spingarn Medal (described in mums312-b063-104); verso bears abandoned draft.

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 Ruth A. G. Shelton

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting that she furnish a photo and brief account of her life for feature in the "Crisis," and pledging to print her Spingarn-award-winning play in the March 1926 number.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 May 15

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

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

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

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

1924 Nov. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Pauline S. Puryear

New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging her letter to Jessie Fauset; in her absence, commenting on the "excellent work" of a certain sorority in coordinating a short story prize; and enclosing a notice on the "Crisis"'s own literary awards.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers