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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."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People . Spingarn Medal Award Committee

1933 Spingarn Medal announcement

Formally announcing the conferral of the 1933 Spingarn Medal to William Taylor Butler Williams, Dean of Tuskegee College, and briefly describing his desert thereof.

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

1930 May 21

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

Some Facts About the Life of Garland Anderson

San Francisco (Calif.) - Describing the childhood, education, and literary achievements of Garland Anderson, so as to endorse him for the conferral of the Spingarn Medal.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

1926 Dec. 22

Press Service of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Press releases from the Press Service of the NAACP

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning lawsuit against Pullman Company for discrimination, threats to Aiken, South Carolina lynching lawyer, Harmon Award presentations, an address by Philip Kerr, the Spingarn Medal, an article by William Pickens in "La Revue des Nations", and an editorial in support of a federal anti-lynching law.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers