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1957 June 17

Symington, Muriel I.

Letter from Muriel I. Symington to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Enclosing and commenting on recent correspondence between herself and the N.A.A.C.P. and "Crisis" regarding their treatment of W. E. B. Du Bois (or more exactly, the lack thereof), and recommending that the periodical and affiliated organization unite to celebratorily mark the Doctor's impending 90th birthday.

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1924 Apr. 13

Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939

W. E. B. Du Bois dinner program

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing the comprehensive proceedings of the dinner given in the doctor's honor on April 13 at the Café Savarin, and chaired by Joel E. Spingarn, including a list of the extensive members of the according dinner committee, menu, poems and tributes by various luminaries, and charcoal sketch by H. J. Turner See also mums312-b158-i272 through i274.

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1963 Feb. 23

Sovetskii? komitet zashchity mira

Dr. W. E. Burghardt Du Bois International Lenin prize winner for the promotion of peace among nations

Moscow (Russia) - From the Soviet Peace Committee and the Soviet Afro-Asian Solidarity Committee, a half-bound booklet commemorating his 95th birthday and congratulating him on his recent bestowal of the Lenin Award and on his life-long efforts towards securing peace and equality.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 May 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to John R. Tunis

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his April 10 letter (mums312-b135-i217) and for his contribution to the recent testimonial birthday dinner; describing the success of the event ("700 tried to get into a very small restaurant and many were turned away"); and describing his similarly successful wedding and honeymoon with Shirley Graham Du Bois.

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1957 Dec. 2

Patterson, William L. (William Lorenzo), 1890-1980

Letter from William L. Patterson to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Noting the "far-reaching significance" of his imminent 90th birthday and discussing talks with the editors of the "St. Louis American," "Argus," the Chicago "Defender," and the Pittsburgh "Courier" with respect to their respective treatment of the occasion.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Jan. 17

Tantsi, H. Ngqele

Letter from H. Ngqele Tantsi to W. E. B. Du Bois

Ann Arbor (Mich.) - Concerning praise and congratulations on the occasion of Du Bois's 50th birthday and "The Negro".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Feb. 23

Kingsbury, John Adams, 1876-1956

Telegram from Dr. & Mrs. John Adams Kingsbury to W. E. B. Du Bois Testimonial Dinner Committee

Woodstock (N.Y.) - On the occasion of his 83rd birthday, praising Du Bois's "example of steadfastness and courage" and pledging $20 towards the National Committee formed in his defense.

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1951 Feb. 19

Linton, Russell L.

Letter from Mr. & Mrs. Russell L. Linton to W. E. B. Du Bois

Berkeley (Calif.) - Wishing him well on his 83rd birthday; reflecting fondly of his lecture in Oakland "some years ago"; and describing the "shock and deep anger" with which they received word of his indictment by the U.S. Dept. of Justice.

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1960 Feb. 23

Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, Mass.)

Dr. William DuBois, Barrington native has 92nd birthday

Pittsfield (Mass.) - Noting the Great Barrington-born "distinguished Negro"'s 92nd birthday and briefly summarizing his background, education, and vast accomplishments.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 Feb. 14

D'Arbussier, Gabriel

Letter from Gabriel D'Arbussier to W. E. B. Du Bois

Paris (France) - On the occasion of Du Bois's 83rd birthday, recalling his own first memories of the figure, describing some of their interactions; praising at length his life-long devotion "to the struggle for the dignity of the Negro"; and protesting the charges brought against him recently by the federal government.

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