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1925 Apr. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Therese Schiff

New York (N.Y.) - A request for a donation to the NAACP and a summary of their activities from the preceding year.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Apr. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Arthur Spingarn

Prairie View (Tex.) - Describing at length his "bewilderment" at the NAACP Board's recent action with respect to his suspected public manifestation of political leanings; noting arduous attempts to refrain from speaking at overtly political forums and events; complaining that "there was no warning that [at the NAACP] my usual freedom of expression was to be curtailed"; and hoping to simply clarify his f... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Apr. 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Bluefield Institute Co-Op Store

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning an article on cooperative business in the Crisis magazine and support from Du Bois and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for a proposed conference on cooperative business at the Bluefield Institute. Responding to W. C. Matney, Director of the Bluefield Institute Co-Op Store.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Apr. 16

Bluefield Institute . Co-op Store

Letter from Bluefield Institute Co-op Store to W. E. B. Du Bois

Bluefield (W. Va.) - Concerning a proposed conference on cooperative business and photographs forwarded to Du Bois. Includes proposed outline for the conference and list of speakers. Mentions hope for support from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Signed by W. C. Matney, Faculty Director, Director of Commercial Department at Bluefield Institute Co-Op Store.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1913 June 3

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People minutes of the meeting of the Board of Directors June 3, 1913

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding ongoing activities of the organization including: establishment of new branches, legal matters in Maryland, Spingarn medal, committee on intermarriage, etc.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Sept. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. R. Wright

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a request for copies of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Branch Bulletin and materials related to Cooperative business practices.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Jan. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to A. Dora Anthony

New York (N.Y.) - Directing Miss Anthony to a pamphlet published by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), "Thirty Years of Lynching", for information on lynching of African Americans to use in a thesis at Plattsburgh State Normal School.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept. 19

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing and describing a memo from Frank Williams on the "current wave of lynching" and his own letter to Paul Robeson on why he could not participate more actively in anti-lynching legislation, so that he, Du Bois, has "a background of the facts"; complaining that overbearing and exhaustive attention on Du Bois's United Nations-related-efforts are to blame, as they h... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 Nov.

Anti-Lynching Crusaders

Report from meeting of the Executive Committee of the Anti-Lynching Crusaders

New York (N.Y.) - Reporting statements resolved in the third meeting of the Executive Committee of the Anti-Lynching Crusaders, representing five of the 25 states already working for the cause of the crusade. Lists program demands for 1923, after the crusade, and goals for applying pressure to Congress and state legislature. Typewritten with handwritten secretarial edits.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1912 May 23

Wherry, William

Letter from William Wherry to American Bar Association

United States - Copy of letter regarding refusal to join American Bar Association due to discriminatory practices.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers