• Telegram from Canadian Peace Congress to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Canadian Peace Congress, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Endicott, James Gareth

    Wishing Du Bois a happy 84th birthday and mentioning that it was a shameful action taken by the Canadian government when they denied entrance to him and Shirley Graham Du Bois.

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  • Letter from E. Franklin Frazier to Rayford W. Logan

    Frazier, Edward Franklin, 1894-1962, Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982

    Enclosing a $2.50 check towards W. E. B. Du Bois's 70th birthday fund, and expressing his admiration of his achievements "as a scholar, man of letters, and crusader for human rights."

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  • Letter from Neval H. Thomas to W. E. B. Du Bois

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

    Praise and congratulations on the occasion of Du Bois's 50th birthday. Written on National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Washington, DC branch letterhead.

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  • Letter from Consejo Nacional de la Paz to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Consejo Nacional de la Paz (Mexico), Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Sáinz, Juan Pablo

    Providing a statement for the celebration of Du Bois's 84th birthday in appreciation of the work Du Bois has done to promote peace, and mentioning that the people of Mexico dislike war and desire worl…

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  • Letter from T. K. Gibson to W. E. B. Du Bois

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

    Wishing Du Bois a belated happy 50th wedding anniversary, and mentioning that it was a privilege being his student forty years ago. Written on Supreme Liberty Life Insurance Co. stationary.

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  • Telegram from Harvard University to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Harvard University, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Little, David M. (David Mason), 1920-1981

    Sent by Secretary David M. Little; congratulating Du bois on his 79th birthday and commending him on behalf of the University for "all that he has accomplished."

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  • Telegram from Mildred Bryant Jones to Dr. and Mrs. W. E. B. Du Bois

    Jones, Mildred Bryant, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Du Bois, Nina

    Congratulating the Du Bois's on their 50th wedding anniversary.

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  • U.S. President Barack Obama delivers the closing speech at the "Let Freedom Ring" ceremony commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the "March on Washing…

    Obama, Barack

    President Barack Obama delivers the closing speech at the "Let Freedom Ring" ceremony commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the "March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom," held on August 28, 1963. Oba…

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  • Telegram from Henry Pratt Fairchild to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Fairchild, Henry Pratt, 1880-1956, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

    Providing congratulations and his best wishes to Du Bois upon his birthday celebration.

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  • Letter from Charles C. Huitt to Rayford W. Logan

    Huitt, Charles C, Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982

    Enclosing a $5 check towards W. E. B. Du Bois's 70th birthday celebration.

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  • Reply card from Thomas Jesse Jones to E. R. Alexander

    Jones, Thomas Jesse, 1873-1950, Alexander, E. R. (Ernest Raymond), 1892-1960

    Regretting that "for health reasons," he will not be able to attend W. E. B. Du Bois's 80th birthday dinner.

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  • Du Bois seventieth birthday list of friends and associates

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  • Telegram from Cedric Dover to W. E. B. Du Bois

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

    Sending "heartfelt good wishes" on the occasion of his 85th birthday.

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  • Letter from Texas Southern University to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Texas Southern University, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, McCleary, W. C

    Signed W. C. McCleary, Director of Publication and Information; describing a forthcoming tribute to board member W. R. Banks and requesting that Du Bois submit a letter of praise in advance thereof.

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  • W. E. B. Du Bois delivering speech at 90th birthday celebration in Chicago, 1958

    Crawford, Larry

    W. E. B. Du Bois on stage delivering speech at a celebration in Chicago to commemorate his 90th birthday.

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  • Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Friendship Liberal League

    Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Friendship Liberal League, Davis, Thomas J

    Concerning a speaking engagement at the celebration of Abraham Lincoln's birthday and a contact at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Philadelphia branch. Replying…

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  • Letter from Joseph H. B. Evans to Rayford W. Logan

    Evans, Joseph H. B., 1915, Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982

    Enclosing a $5 check towards W. E. B. Du Bois's birthday fund, and hoping to attend the corresponding celebration.

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  • Memo from W. E. B. Du Bois to Rufus E. Clement

    Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, Clement, Rufus E., 1900-1967, Atlanta University

    Asking that administration contribute one hundred dollars for the issue of "Phylon" celebrating the 75th anniversary of Atlanta University.

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  • W. E. B. Du Bois seventieth birthday banquet program

    Lists friends and associates, the committee on arrangements, a time line of Du Bois's life, and a poem by William Stanley Braithwaite. Signed by the Du Bois family, Nina, Du Bois, Yolande and W. E. B.

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  • Telegram from C. W. Chandler to W. E. B. Du Bois

    Chandler, Charles Walker, 1894-1971, Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

    On the occasion of his 83rd birthday, hoping that his "long and useful life be continued in happiness and peace."

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