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1928 July

Willing Workers

Handbill for play 'Changing Colors'

Albany (N.Y.) - Advertisement for "three act colored play with a mixed cast" to be performed at the Israel A. M. E. Methodist Church on July 12, 1928. Play, "Changing Colors," presented by the Willing Workers, written by Charlotte Van Buren, and directed by Mrs. C. Oliver. Cast members mentioned.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927

Burroughs, Charles

Judgment of play for The Crisis Contest

Ranking plays submitted for The Crisis contest for first through fourth place and for honorable mention. An abandoned draft is on the reverse side.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1908 May 18

Marshall, Douglass

Letter from Douglass Marshall to W. E. B. Du Bois

Detroit (Mich.) - Informing Du Bois of his aspirations of writing plays that reflect African American culture and looking for further inspiration.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 31

Bethel Choir (Akron, Ohio)

Letter from The Bethel Choir of Akron, Ohio to the editor of The Crisis

Akron (Ohio) - Concerning a request for "Plays of Negro Life" by Locke, Gregory and Montgomery and "other plays of Negro life".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 11

Brown, John S., Jr.

Letter from John S. Brown, Jr. to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning his work with Prince A. A. Nwafor Orizu, a poem he is trying to get published, and research for a history on "Negro Stage." Written on African Student Association of United States and Canada stationary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1917 May 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Emilie Hapgood

New York (N.Y.) - Hoping to help Hapgood continue her work in support of African American theater.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Feb. 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mary B. McCormack

Atlanta (Ga.) - Suggests resources to find information about the Krigwa Players and Little Theatres.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Aug. 30

Hilburn, Thelma

Letter from Thelma Hilburn to The Crisis office book department

Fort Worth (Tex.) - Concerning a request for a book of Randolph Edmonds's plays and unpublished plays by W. E. B. Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 Nov. 12

Robinson, Helen C.

Letter from Helen C. Robinson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Robinson, pre-law student at the University of Chicago, inquires about research methods for her paper on "The Negro and the Drama". Typewritten and signed by Robinson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 June 7

Hilburn, Thelma

Letter from Thelma Hilburn to W. E. B. Du Bois

Fort Worth (Tex.) - Concerning a request for plays for Hilburn's Master's thesis on "The Negro as a Tragic Character in American Drama".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers