5 results found for: subject:"Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915"

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1916 June 6

Cinema Lyceum

Letter from Cinema Lyceum to Emmett Scott

Los Angeles (Calif.) - Typescript copy of letter, enclosed in correspondence to Du Bois regarding a motion picture organized by the Cinema Lyceum and highlighting the life and work of Booker T. Washington. Pfeiffer, proprietor of Lyceum, writes to Scott, former Secretary for Washington, looking for assistance in producing the Washington film project. Referred by R. R. Moton.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1916 May 15

Tuskegee Institute

Letter from Tuskegee Institute to Cinema Lyceum

Tuskegee (Ala.) - Typescript copy of letter, enclosed in correspondence to Du Bois regarding a motion picture organized by the Cinema Lyceum and highlighting the life and work of Booker T. Washington. Moton, President of Tuskegee Institute, declines a request for assistance from Pfeiffer, Cinema Lyceum proprietor, due to another project about Washington, "Up From Slavery". Moton suggests contacting E. J. Scott.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1916 June 16

Cinema Lyceum

Letter from Cinema Lyceum to W. E. B. Du Bois

Los Angeles (Calif.) - Frances H. Pfeiffer, proprietor of Cinema Lyceum, writes to Du Bois regarding plans to produce a Negro history film highlighting the life and work of Booker T. Washington. The Lyceum is looking for cooperation from prominent Colored figures before financing the film project; Pfeiffer writes that her husband, Philip A. Thompson, speaks of being at Harvard and in fraternity with Du Bois. Pfeiffer enclos... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1916 Apr. 13

Cinema Lyceum

Letter from Cinema Lyceum to Tuskegee Institute

Los Angeles (Calif.) - Typescript copy of letter, enclosed in correspondence to Du Bois regarding a motion picture organized by the Cinema Lyceum and highlighting the life and work of Booker T. Washington. This letter appeals to and asks assistance of Major Robert R. Moton, President of Tuskegee Institute.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1916 July 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Cinema Lyceum

Responding to Pfeiffer, proprietor of Cinema Lyceum, regarding a film project on the life and work of Booker T. Washington. While Du Bois does not share much enthusiasm for the project he is willing to hear more of Pfeiffer's plan and to cooperate if able.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers