31 results found for: name:"Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964"

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1946

Graham, Lorenz B.

Letter from Lorenz B. Graham to C. Van Vechten

Concerning the publication of his two books, "How God Fix Jonah," and "Tales of Momolu," and asking Van Vechten to write a statement.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Oct. 31

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

Letter from Carl Van Vechten to Shirley Graham Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking her for sending a copy of the jubilee edition of "Souls of Black Folk" a book "which had a great deal of influence on my life and thinking when I first read it".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 July 18

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

Shirley Graham Du Bois, 1946

New York (N.Y.) - Half-length portrati in profile of Shirley Graham Du Bois taken by writer and photographer Carl Van Vechten.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 July 18

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Half-length portrait of W. E. B. Du Bois taken by writer and photographer Carl Van Vechten.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Jan. 31

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

Letter from Carl Van Vechten to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that John Hope Franklin will be using a photograph of Du Bois in his book, "The American Negro: A History," and that he has been organizing the manuscripts that Du Bois sent him.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Dec.

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

Review of Nigger Heaven

Du Bois refers to Van Vechten's book as "A blow to the face." Du Bois explains "it is an affront to the hospitality of black folk and to the intelligence of white." Du Bois is thoroughly disgusted by the book, urges others not to read it. Eventually published in The Crisis, Vol. 33, No. 2 under the title "Books."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 July 18

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Half-length studio portrait by Carl Van Vechten.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 July 18

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Left profile studio portrait by Carl Van Vechten.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 June 1

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

Letter from Carl Van Vechten to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that he has read "The World and Africa," and the pamphlet, "Behold the Land," and that he and his wife are quite fond of Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 July 18

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Right profile studio portrait by Carl Van Vechten.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers