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1928 Sept. 8

Simmons, Harry A.

Letter from Harry A. Simmons to The Crisis

New Brunswick (N.J.) - Concerning a request for information on Herbert Hoover's involvement in the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and the mailing address of Al Smith.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Jan. 8

Tuskegee Institute

Letter from Tuskegee Institute to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tuskegee (Ala.) - From Albon L. Holsey. Concerns United States Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover and the treatment of African Americans in the aftermath of the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927. Encloses two letters in confidence: "Our report threw them into a panic."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Dec. 22

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

Letter from Herbert Hoover to Tuskegee Institute

Washington (D.C.) - From Hoover, United States Secretary of Commerce, to R. R. Moton. Concerns treatment of African Americans in the aftermath of the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927, formation of advisory committee to Red Cross, planned survey of situation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Sept. 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Harry A. Simmons

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Simmons' request for information on Herbert Hoover's involvement in the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and the mailing address of Al Smith.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers