1956 Feb. 27
Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977
New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him on her and W. E. B.'s behalf for his birthday gift and describing how much the occasion was "thoroughly enjoyed"; noting his fine health and busy lecture schedule; and sending kind regards to the family.
Braxton, William A.
On the occasion of Du Bois's seventieth birthday.
1951 Feb. 20
Germany Committee for Peace
Berlin (Germany) - Congratulating W. E. B. Du Bois on his 83rd birthday and wishing him the ability to continue to fight for peace and against racial discrimination..
1951 Jan. 18
Terrell, Mary Church, 1863-1954
Washington (D.C.) - Addressed to Mrs. Crawford; gladly agreeing to serve as Honorary Chairman of the impending birthday dinner and describing her [somewhat related] personal disregard for the term "Negro."
1946 May 12
Bluford, Ferdinand Douglass, 1882-1955
Greensboro (N.C.) - Sending "sincerest greetings" on the occasion of their fiftieth wedding anniversary.
1951 Feb. 23
Wilkerson, Doxey Alphonso, 1905-1993
Kansas City (Kan.) - Congratulating him on his 83rd birthday and praising his leadership and unflagging pursuit of peace and freedom.