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

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1920

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

The social significance of Booker T. Washington

A typed draft of a brief biography of Booker T. Washington.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Sept. 23

Owen, Marie Bankhead, 1869-1958

Letter from Marie B. Owen to W. E. B. Du Bois

Montgomery (Ala.) - Concerns Owen's novel based on Booker T. Washington and request for Du Bois to read manuscript and offer feedback. Written on letterhead of State of Alabama Department of Archives and History.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 May 17

Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973

Letter from Arna Bontemps to W. E. B. Du Bois

Nashville (Tenn.) - Regretting that he could not supply a copy of the Bismark speech (as requested in mums312-b143-i228) and suggesting that "the Jefferson Davis speech" will suit their (recording) purposes just fine; and lamenting that the author of the newly published "Booker T. Washington and the Negro's Place in American Life" commends the eponymous leader, "but is unfair to you."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Dec. 15

Encyclopaedia of the Social Sciences

Letter from the Encyclopaedia of the Social Sciences to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a possible "biographical-critical" article on Booker T. Washington for the Encyclopaedia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 June 22

Meier, August, 1923-2003

Letter from August Meier to W. E. B. Du Bois

Newark (N.J.) - Describing the elaboration of his doctoral dissertation on "Negro Thinking on the Race Problem" and hoping to discuss the project with him prior to its completion.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Jan. 8

Wallace, Karl R.

Letter from Karl R. Wallace to W. E. B. Du Bois

Charlottesville, (Va.) - Regarding an entry written on Booker T. Washington as a speaker for a publication titled, "A History of American Oratory," and a request for Du Bois to proofread the entry.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 June 16

Mossell, Nathan Francis, 1856-1946

Letter from N. F. Mossell to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Seeking a copy of Booker T. Washington's famous Atlanta University speech "in which [he] used the illustration of the coordination of the palm of the hand and the fingers as to how the races might cooperate."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905 Mar. 15

New York Evening Post

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

New York (N.Y.) - Signed by Villard, acknowledging receipt of Du Bois's evidence that Booker T. Washington payed off a number of African American newspapers. Regretting that the Post cannot publish the evidence marked confidential. A copy of the evidence sent by Du Bois is available in item mums312-b004-i078.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Oct. 6

Nance, Ethel Ray, 1899-1992

Letter from Ethel Ray Nance to W. E. B. Du Bois

San Francisco (Calif.) - Signed "Marielle"; addressed to "Andre"; commending him on his recent article in "United Asia" and recent correspondence regarding international travel rights; commenting on Samuel R. Spencer, Jr.'s new book on Booker T. Washington and the treatment of Du Bois in same; and describing a recent visit from a friend currently on a tour of Africa ("and I do mean the entire country.")

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905 Apr. 22

Trotter, William Monroe, 1872-1934

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

Boston (Mass.) - Commenting on an announcement to be made by the Boston Colored Citizen that Booker has "laid down" to Trotter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers