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1935 Nov. 27

Bagby, George F.

Letter from George F. Bagby III to W. E. B. Du Bois

Nashville (Tenn.) - Seeking Du Bois's opinion "as to the probable future of the Negro in dramatic art," for the purposes of his thesis on the subject.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Mar. 16

Meyer, Annie Nathan, 1867-1951

Letter from Annie Nathan Meyer to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Remarking on the Memorial Service for Florence Kelley; describing her new play, "Black Souls," and its stylistic novelty; quoting John Haynes Holmes' comments on her work; and hoping he can attend opening night.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Mar. 15

Jones, Lela Walker

Letter from Lela Walker Jones to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Requests advice on obtaining African American plays for possible production. Written on Bryan Academy letterhead.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Dec. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George F. Bagby III

Atlanta (Ga.) - Regretting that the extent of Du Bois's opinions on "Negro dramatic art" has already been relayed in his book, "The Gift of Black Folk" and suggesting Bagby consult said work once again.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Apr. 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Lela Walker Jones

New York (N.Y.) - Recommends sources for African American plays.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers