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1945 June 8

Mathews, Basil, 1879-1951

Letter from Basil Mathews to W. E. B. Du Bois

Vancouver (B.C.) - Complimenting him on his publications; describing their influence on him and his thinking; and inquiring if his assessment of Booker T. Washington has changed at all "during the forty years of experience and reflection" passed since he wrote "Of Mr. Washington and others."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1911 Jan.

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

Envy

Typed draft of article published in the Crisis, explaining that "the thousands of intelligent people who differ with Mr. Washington" are not motivated by mere envy of him.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 July 11

Brown, William A., Rev.

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

Cave Junction (Or.) - Explaining his idea for a memorial to Booker T. Washington; a section of land in Louisiana made into "Washingtonia," the "cultural center of the colored peoples." Written on "Friendly Mission" stationary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 May 25

Quiñones, J. R.

Letter from J. R. Quiñones to the editor of The Crisis.

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the race of Booker T. Washington's parents.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1943 Feb. 26

Columbia Broadcasting System, inc.

Telegram from Columbia Broadcasting System to Atlanta University

New York (N.Y.) - Sent by Edwin D. Mellinger, Department of Education; addressed to Rufus E. Clement; inquiring into the present whereabouts of W. E. B. Du Bois, so that he may be invited to participate in an impending broadcast concerning Booker T. Washington.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Dec. 19

Lovick, Clarence H.

Letter from Clarence H. Lovick to W. E. B. Du Bois

Bronx (New York, N.Y.) - Describing his background, education and interests; noting his professor's recent comparison of Du Bois with Booker T. Washington and his own challenge thereof; discussing his own interpretation of the two leaders' insights and assertions; and asking of him the "unfair favor" of giving a course in ancient history on Saturdays, when he isn't at work.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905 Mar. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William Monroe Trottter

Responding to reports of Booker T. Washington's control of Black newspapers, Du Bois requests Trotter to send any facts available supporting the reports for his own investigation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Feb. 11

Davis, A. Lucille

Letter from A. Lucille Davis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Iowa City (Iowa) - Asking for Du Bois's impression of Booker T. Washington as a speaker for her thesis evaluating Washington's speech techniques.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905 May 31

New York Evening Post

Letter from New York Evening Post to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Request for ninth annual Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems report on "Negro Crime".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 May 27

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. R. Quiñones

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the race of Booker T. Washington's parents.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers