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1918 June 7

Co-operative League of America

Letter from Cooperative League of America to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a request for an article on the Negro Cooperative Guild. On the letterhead, "League" is crossed out and "guild" is written in pencil above.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Jan. 24

Silent Action

Letter from Silent Action to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed W. W. Rourk; describing the details of a new plan whose slogan is "Self-Help or No-Help" and the concomitant establishment of Relief Committees; enclosing a roster of directors and list of invitees; seeking the participation of "real, thinking men, who are also real race-men" and hoping for Du Bois's contribution.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Apr. 29

Streator, George

Letter from George Streator to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Responding in depth to his letter of April 24 (mums312-b076-i212), and making several contentious points regarding "subsistence homesteads," "a separate Negro TVA at Atlanta," the future for "black bureaucrats," consumer organization, Washington's "diplomatic" "hand-out" approach; the American conception of Communism and Communist party; socialism; pacifism; and violenc... more

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1918 Oct. 15

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning organization of recently formed Cooperative Guild.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Oct. 31

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Letter from National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to William H. Leeds

New York (N.Y.) - Transcribed conveyance of infomation from the NAACP written by Du Bois

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Oct. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Paul Laurence Dunbar Garden Apartments

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed "My dear Mr. Bruce"; in response to his circular, informing him that he would like to renew his lease upon its expiration; complimenting him and Mrs. Bruce on their management technique and commending their efforts: "to bring five hundred colored families together, of widely differing backgrounds... and teach them to co-operate in the very simple matters of community living" ... more

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1932 June 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to National Negro Business League

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Albon L. Holsey; returning the League's circular and suggesting that he "go down to the Consumers' League... get some books, and read up on consumers' co-operation."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Feb. 19

Warbasse, James Peter, 1866-1957

Letter from James P. Warbasse to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the possibility of establishing cooperative enterprise in Harlem, New York.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Apr. 9

Streator, George

Letter from George Streator to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Incomplete letter expressing vehement disagreement with Du Bois's recently voiced opinions on "a separate consumers' economy"; the Weimer Republic and the viability of socialism; the merits of cooperative societies and the agenda of the NAACP; the training and building-up of "Negro business"; and various other matters.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Aug. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Jessie Fauset

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning invitation to conference on Cooperation amongst African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers