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Letter from Shirley Graham Du Bois to James Aronson

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Title:
Letter from Shirley Graham Du Bois to James Aronson
Description:
Informing Aronson that one W. E. B. Du Bois's last wishes was for Howard Melish to speak at his funeral; asking him to "mobilize all the good people of America to see that Howard gets his passport"; mentioning that Nadine Brewer will sing at the event due to Paul Robeson's health.
Creator:
Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977
Recipient:
Aronson, James
Date:
September 1, 1963
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Box 001 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
James Aronson-W. E. B. Du Bois Collection
Subjects:
Death and burial
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Extent:
2 p.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Place of origin:
Accra (Ghana)
Language:
English
Identifier:
mums292-b001-i066