1948 Apr. 6
Lewis, Oscar, 1914-1970
Saint Louis (Mo.) - Thanking him for the attention paid to his recent article on "Wealth Differences in a Mexican Village," and seeking advice and bibliographic referral for a research paper he is writing on the history of slavery.
1942 June 15
Cooper, Anna J. (Anna Julia), 1858-1964
Washington (D.C.) - A thesis written for a Ph. D. at the Sorbonne and translated at Frelinghuysen University, on slavery in the United States.
1948 Aug. 10
Lawless, John Q.
Mount Sterling (Ill.) - While realizing "that you are not running an information service," directing to him a query regarding the volume of "negro slaves" in seventeenth-century England. Du Bois's pencilled response drafted below; see mums312-b119-i205 for Smythe's rendering.
Lyman, Samuel Fowler
United States - Comments on political divisions between parties over slavery, and the affiliation and commitment of the journal he represents.
1941 May 10
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
United States - Printed in New York Amsterdam News. This installment of Du Bois' column discusses Du Bois' call for the First Phylon Institute and Twenty-Fifth Atlanta University Conference.