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1945 Apr. 27

Diggs, Ellen Irene, 1906-

Letter from Ellen Irene Diggs to Jefferson School of Social Science

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Howard Selsam; acknowledging his April 27 letter to W. E. B. Du Bois and pledging to duly forward it to him.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1907 Mar. 18

McMaster, A. J.

Letter from A. J. McMaster to W. E. B. Du Bois

Lockport (N.Y.) - Writing to Du Bois after reading the "Souls of Black Folk", criticizing Du Bois's "high ideals" as not being practical enough and supported the methods developed by Booker T. Washington.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Feb. 23

Dodd, M. C.

Letter from M. C. Dodd to W. E. B. Du Bois

Rae Town, Kingston, Jamaica - Concerning subscriptions to "The Crisis", possible follow up to "Up From Slavery" and praise for Du bois on his 50th birthday.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1903 Sept. 2

A.C. McClurg & Co.

Letter from A.C. McClurg to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Enclosing a letter from an English publisher, book review, letter from Dr. Bumstead regarding the advertising matter "calling attention to the antithesis between you and Mr. Washington", Du Bois' article in Messrs. Potts book and Du Bois' next book, F.G. Browne, Editor.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Dec. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George W. Jacobs & Company

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the sale of the printing plates for Du Bois's biography of John Brown and Booker T. Washington's biography of Frederick Douglass.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 July 18

Manasse, Ernst Moritz

Passage from a footnote of a manuscript on Max Weber

Durham (N.C.) - Disclosing facts surrounding Max Weber's personal acquaintance with Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. Du Bois; enclosed to the latter for his express confirmation and/or comment.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1908 June 10

McCall, James

Letter from James McCall to W. E. B. Du Bois

Montgomery (Ala.) - Description of McCall's various proposals and ideas for the independence of the colored people of Alabama with emphasis on the conditions of Montgomery and Lowndes County. Refers to a story about George Washington's fighting strategy. Proposes a secret society to include Du Bois, Dr. Kelly Miller, Prof. R.C. Bruce and Prof. William Pickens. Describes proposals of Dr. Booker T. Washington. Page... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Apr. 22

Brown, Emma Wesley

Letter from Emma W. Brown to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Taking the liberty to enclose a copy of her outline of the relationship between the philosophies of W. E. B. Du Bois, Booker T. Washington and Samuel A. Armstrong, and summarizing the scope of her writing thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 Apr.

Walden, Daniel

Contemporary opposition to the political and educational ideas of Booker T. Washington

New York (N.Y.) - Walden sends Du Bois his article as a small tribute to his inspiring intellectual leadership (see annotation in bottom right corner); analyzes Booker T. Washington's beliefs against contemporary political and educational ideas; makes many references to and analysis of the works of Du Bois, especially "Souls of Black Folk" and "Dusk of Dawn."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1909 July 15

Byrd, William A.

Letter from William A. Byrd to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cotton Plant (Ark.) - Cotton Plant College president W. A. Byrd letter and enclosed draft of article on differences between Du Bois and Booker T. Washington. Looking for feedback from Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers