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1929 May 25

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

Circular letter from Crisis to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Asking a series of six questions on the African American enrollment at various educational institutions; the degrees to be conferred thereto; the name and address of particularly accomplished students; inter-collegiate debates hosted by the institution; and the "most significant event" in its history.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 July 5

Bond, Horace Mann, 1904-1972

Letter from Horace Mann Bond to W. E. B. Du Bois

Montgomery (Ala.) - Enclosing the manuscript described in his last letter (mums312-b188-i245) -- "What Schools Train Negro Leaders?" -- and hoping he finds it suitable for print in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 May 5

Crisis (Firm)

Circular letter from Crisis to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the goals and scope of the magazine's forthcoming Education number and requesting for that purpose that recipients relay facts concerning enrolment and graduation statistics on African American students in the U.S.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 May 5

Crisis (Firm)

Circular letter from Crisis to unidentified correspondent [fragment]

New York (N.Y.) - A fragment of the circular (see mums312-b168-i358) seeking data for the "Crisis"'s upcoming Education number.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Jan. 6

Harris, Abram Lincoln, 1899-1963

Letter from Abram Harris to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Concerns differences between Harris's and Du Bois's viewpoints, which he sees differently, and speaks to the need for "determined intellectual guidance and support" in the education of African Americans. Also discusses social, economic, and industrial conditions and how to bring about effective change, and interest in his proposed intercollegiate conference.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 May 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to A. Wilberforce Williams

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for the photo enclosed in his recent letter, and returning the check therewith -- "the 'Crisis' never receives pay for news articles" -- and requesting that the picture's subject send the names of "all other colored persons graduating from the University of Chicago this year."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Jan. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Abram Harris

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns Harris's "interesting and valuable" proposal of December 26, 1933, and planning an intercollegiate conference: "a good deal depends on the personnel." Acknowledges differences in their viewpoints. Discusses state of education, especially for African Americans, and the economic situation that affects it and that must be addressed.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 June 13

Bond, Horace Mann, 1904-1972

Letter from Horace Mann Bond to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tuskegee (Ala.) - Describing a paper he is writing based on a study of schools attended and occupations pursued by African Americans, and hoping Du Bois will find it fit for print in the Education number of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Sept. 7

Rourke, H. S.

Letter from H. S. Rourke to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tuscaloosa (Ala.) - Inquiring into some implications of the facts and figures revealed in the "Crisis"'s recent feature on "Negro education" (in the September issue).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 July 11

Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) . Medical School

Letter from Northwestern University Medical School to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed C. W. Patterson, Registrar; for the "Crisis" Education number, noting the number of African American students enrolled and graduated from the Medical School.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers