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1917 Dec. 15

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Letter addressed to Crisis Agents and whomever it may concern

New York (N.Y.) - Informing Crisis agents that Thomas J. Calloway is traveling "in the interests of the Crisis to increase its readers and to help the work of agents." Written on The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People letterhead.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Apr. 21

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter White to unidentified correspondent

Describing recent proceedings in the Scottsboro Case; the Association's latest efforts to end discrimination in public Southern institutions; dealings in the George Crawford extradition case; making brief mention of other issues the Association is involved with; and requesting that recipients "send immediately as large a contribution as you can possibly send."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Universal Negro Improvement Association

Letter from the Universal Negro Improvement Association

New York (N.Y.) - Sending tickets for the lecture and concert presented by the Universal Negro Improvement Association of Jamaica per Marcus Garvey supporting the plan for an Industrial Farm and Institute in Jamaica. Requesting the attendance of important figures in the New York area and donations if they are unable to use the tickets. Includes paper label, presumably attached to front of letter, with handwritten "Marc... more

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Boy Scouts of America

Atlanta Boy Scouts donation request

Atlanta (Ga.) - Itemization of purchases that will be made with donations for a "Negro scout" campground..

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Nov. 17

Council on African Affairs

The Council on African Affairs answers Attorney General Brownell

New York (N.Y.) - Written in response to the attack on the Council on African Affairs by Attorney General Herbert Brownell; clarifies the purpose of the council and its concerns regarding the peoples of Africa; lists examples of the council's service; provides testimonials to refute the false charges; takes a strong stance against the McCarran Law.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 May 19

Fisk University . Alumni Association

Letter from Fisk University to unidentified correspondent

Fort Smith (Ark.) - Signed Mame Josenberger; addressed "Dear Classmate." Regarding the status of the Alumni Fund; describing her disappointment that the recipient has "not yet paid your part"; and requesting his reconsideration "so that we may... show our love for Fisk."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 May 10

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity . Beta Chapter (Howard University)

Letter from Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning appeal for funds to erect a home fro the fraternity.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Circular Letter from unidentified correspondent to Executive Committee of the Niagara Movement [fragment]

Circular letter fragment sent to the executive committee of the Niagara Movement concerning controversy over the Massachusetts branch.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Oct. 2

Fisk University . Alumni Association

To Fiskites of greater New York

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning plans for a Fisk Club in New york City.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Niagara Movement (Organization)

Circular letter from the Niagara Movement

Concerning activities of the Niagara Movement for the past year. Includes a treasurer's report from Mason Hawkins for July 1905-January 1, 1909 and an appeal for dues.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers