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1926 Aug. 18

Crisis (Firm)

Letter from Crisis to Mrs. Ira S. Wile

New York (N.Y.) - Signed A. G. Dill; acknowledging her letter to W. E. B. Du Bois (mums312-b174-i541) and gladly complying with its request for a few sample copies of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Dec. 11

Arrington, Mavis E.

Letter from Mavis E. Arrington to W. E. B. Du Bois

Raleigh (N.C.) - Explaining that she is writing a biographical sketch of him for her American Literature class, and requesting an autobiography of him and his affiliations with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Feb. 1

Pickens, William, 1881-1954

The advancement of race relations in America

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the foundation of the NAACP, noting several "lasting effects" of the first twenty-five years of its operation, and calling for a redoubling of efforts towards "its program of AMERICANIZING AMERICA." Footnote reads "Draft by William Pickens for further consideration."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Oct. 29

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to United Nations Commission on Human Rights

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Edward Lawson; acknowledging his letter of October 28 (on verso) and responding to its queries on specific phrasings of the NAACP's petition to the United Nations; specifically, describing what the Association means by "the unequal treatment of equals"; and hoping his explanation "clarifies the matter."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 July 2

Davis, Harry E.

Letter from Harry E. Davis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cleveland (Ohio) - Confirming receipt of and regretting his July 1 release regarding his resignation from the NAACP -- "I deplore your decision" -- expressing disagreement with the Board's recent resolution regarding membership; dismissing "the segregation discussion" as the primary cause for said difficulties; and theorizing the Association's possible next steps.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Apr. 14

Crisis (Firm)

Letter from Crisis to Austin Brice

New York (N.Y.) - Per his query on the Krigwa prizes (mums312-b178-i287), referring him to the announcements thereof appearing in the May, April, and May numbers of that year.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Sept. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to United Nations Secretary-General

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Trygve Lie; reminding him of his last year's request for the NAACP's petition, "An Appeal to the World," to be put before the General Assembly; describing the current status and reception of said document; and requesting that his "good offices arrange a date and place" for its presentation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Apr. 3

Alexander, Lillian

Telegram from Lillian Alexander to J. E. Spingarn

Atlanta (Ga.) - Protesting his "stated intention to oust [W. E. B.] Du Bois" and noting that "Negro America still looks to him as leader and real backbone of organization."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1912 Apr. 14

Morgan, Clement G.

Letter from Clement Morgan to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cambridge (Mass.) - Regarding fund drive of the Tuskgegee Normal and Industrial Institute. Written at the bottom of letter from Booker T. Washington to Clement Morgan dated April 10, 1912..

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 June 24

Bearden, Bessye

Letter from Bessye J. Bearden to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Relaying "a simple expression of enthusiasm" occasioned by the School Board's refusal to accept his resignation from the NAACP: "without you, it seems to me, the association would be like a ship without a rudder." Typed on Local School Board District No. 12 notepaper.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers