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Yolande Du Bois at her Fiske Graduation

W.E.B. Du Bois to his 14-year old daughter, Yolande, while she was studying at the Bedales School in England.

New York, October 29, 1914

Dear Little Daughter:

I have waited for you to get well settled before writing. By this time I hope some of the strangeness has worn off and that…

keep reading. this is terribly lovely.

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    I love this so much.
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    WHAT A GREAT FATHER.
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    Beautifully written. Letter to my future daughter.
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    So sweet.
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    OMG
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    New York, October 29, 1914 Dear Little Daughter: I have waited for you to get well settled before writing. By this time...
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    cried reading this. then promptly linked it to my dad. SO MANY FEELINGS RIGHT NOW. I JUST WANNA GO HOMEEEEE.
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    “The main thing is the YOU beneath the clothes and skin—the ability...will to conquer, the...
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