1935 Sept. 23
Owen, Marie Bankhead, 1869-1958
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.
1955 May 17
Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973
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."
1933 Dec. 15
Encyclopaedia of the Social Sciences
New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a possible "biographical-critical" article on Booker T. Washington for the Encyclopaedia.
1942 June 16
Mossell, Nathan Francis, 1856-1946
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."
1905 Mar. 15
New York Evening Post
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.
1955 Oct. 6
Nance, Ethel Ray, 1899-1992
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.")
1905 Apr. 22
Trotter, William Monroe, 1872-1934
Boston (Mass.) - Commenting on an announcement to be made by the Boston Colored Citizen that Booker has "laid down" to Trotter.