261 results found for: name:"Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951"

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1906 May 20

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

Letter from Mary White Ovington to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Concerning delay in construction of Henry Phipps funded tenement house, chairpersonship of a committee of the New York Association of Neighborhood workers to address African American issues, establishment of committee to improve industrial conditions of African Americans in New York chaired by William Schieffelin, and trip to Hampton University in Virgina. Contains handwritten response from Du Bois o... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1907 Dec. 23

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

Letter from Mary White Ovington to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning invitation to Edmund Ware inauguration and future luncheon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Dec. 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mary White Ovington

New York (N.Y.) - Responding to Ovington's letter (mums312-b186-i536), Du Bois states that he is not interested in the work which she outlines, nor would he "consider it for a moment if ti were offered me;" Du Bois sees either two options: the first being that the Crisis is necessary to the NAACP and he has eared the right to conduct it under reasonable control or, second that the Crisis is ... more

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1934 Apr. 23

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

Motion made by Miss Ovington at the April meeting of the NAACP Board of Directors

New York (N.Y.) - Suggesting new parameters of W. E. B. Du Bois's involvement in the Association and editorship of "The Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Feb. 26

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mary White Ovington

Thanking Ovington for the birthday dinner she arranged.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Nov. 7

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

Letter from Mary White Ovington to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois' improvements to the Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Mar. 12

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mary White Ovington

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois returns the proof of his Report and discusses mistakes and edits. Enclosure not with letter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1908 Apr. 24

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

Letter from Mary White Ovington to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning request to speak at upcoming Niagara Movement meeting. Wishes to speak on "Relation of the Negro to the Labor Problem".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Oct. 30

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

Memo from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mary White Ovington

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a nomination for Jessie Fauset to the Civic Club.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

Letter from Mary White Ovington to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Describing a recent interaction with Oswald Garrison Villard at the office of the Nation and remarking, "Your ability is as real as [his], but to my thinking your ambition isn't."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers