Gallery view

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

1929 Dec. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mrs. C. D. McPherson

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning McPherson's request for information on Frank Wilson and recommendations for one or two-act plays by and about African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Nov. 28

McPherson, C. D., Mrs.

Letter from Mrs. C. D. McPherson to The Crisis

Woodstock (Ont.) - Concerning a request for information on Frank Wilson and recommendations for one or two-act plays by and about African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Oct. 7

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

On the drama

Du Bois charts his involvement and interest in drama; mentioning "The Star of Ethiopia" and the KRIGWA players. Speech given to the group Stage for Action.

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

1929 June 6

Bray, Mila

Letter from Mila M. Bray to W. E. B. Du Bois

Evanston (Ill.) - Concerning a request for material for a thesis on Black contributions to American Theatre, the Krigwa Players, and an issue of "The Crisis".

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