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1934 Feb. 16

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying the details of arrangements to celebrate Marty T. L. Gannett's 80th birthday.

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1934 Apr. 17

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter White to NAACP Board of Directors

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing a special meeting of the Board on April 23 to discuss the Pittsburgh "Courier"'s offer "to launch a campaign for the raising of a National Defense Fund" for the Association.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Mar. 21

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying at length the events of the past weekend's dinner in honor of the Association's 25th anniversary and recounting its overall success; noting the presence and participation of several key players, among them Mayor Fiorello La Guardia, William Pickens, Governor Lehman, Channing Tobias, Ruth Roberts, and Oscar DePriest, among others.

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1929 Nov. 4

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Report of the Acting Secretary to the Committee on Administration of the National Office

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the Board membership of Herbert H Lehman, Martha Jamison, logistics for a benefit event for the Association, and money owed the Herald-Nathan Press .

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1934 Feb. 20

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois, Roy Wilkins, and William Pickens

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking their suggestions on ways to demonstrate their appreciation of Arthur B. Spingarn, and his twenty-five years of outstanding service as Chairman of the National Legal Committee.

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1934 Sept. 4

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging the Association's outstanding debt to Du Bois and assuring that the matter will be acted upon "just as soon as our financial situation would permit."

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1934 Sept. 11

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting that he send the reports on "the matter of public school textbooks" redacted in turn by Eloise Percival and Helen Bordman.

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1934 Oct. 3

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his letter of October 1, noting his efforts to locate and duly send the reports made concerning public school textbooks, and asking for not only that redacted by Helen Bordman, but that by Eloise Percival as well.

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1934 June 30

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Postcard from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Inviting him (a tad unduly) to the next meeting of the NAACP Board of Directors.

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1929 Oct. 21

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Report of the Acting Secretary to the Committee on Administration of the National Office

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the possible publication of a monthly bulletin of NAACP news, NAACP Life Membership tablets, Herbert H Lehman's possible service on the Board, James Marshall's service on the National Legal Committee, the Ralph Baker/William Fontaine shooting, legal defense funds, printing, Annual Meeting, an NAACP benefit, the Robert Bell and Grady Swain cases. the will of C... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers