61 results found for: subject:"American drama--African American authors"

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1931 Nov. 8

Jennings, Samuel Watson

Letter from Samuel Watson Jennings to W. E. B. Du Bois

Muskogee (Okla.) - Concerning Jennings' efforts to get his plays published, the state of African American Drama, and thoughts of moving to the Northern United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Oct. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William H. Houston

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a request for sources of African American one-act plays.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 May 23

Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977

Letter from Shirley Graham to W. E. B. Du Bois

New Haven (Conn.) - Explaining her depression caused by not getting the summer theater position she had hoped for, and asking if he could assist her in finding summer work. Written on Yale University stationary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Dec. 14

Scott, Susan P.

Letter from Susan P. Scott to The Crisis

Jersey City (N.J.) - Concerning a request for a list of plays by Black authors for a Book Lover's Club.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Mar. 4

Albany Interracial Council (Albany, N.Y.)

Letter from the Albany Inter-racial Council to W. E. B. Du Bois

Albany (N.Y.) - Signed James H. Baker, Jr., Executive Secretary; requesting the address of Angelina Weld Grimke, of whose three-act play, "Rachel," they wish to mount an amateur production.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Nov. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Esther E. Wilson

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning suggestions for African American plays for Wilson and the Boston Players to produce.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Mar. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Wellington Kansas Senior High School

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a request for African American authored plays.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Oct. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning plays by Black authors.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Apr. 26

Burton, Lulu

Letter from Lulu Burton to the Dunbar Literary Society

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning collections of African American plays. From W. E. B. Du Bois's secretary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Jan. 27

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Regina Andrews

New York (N.Y.) - In hopes she can read his "scribbled" criticism on her play, and enclosing "a formal critique."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers