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1934

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

Memorandum to the Board of Directors of the Oberlaender Trust

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing economic changes gone on in American industry and outlining their "severe" general effects on "American Negroes"; and proposing to conduct a six-month study "into the way in which popular education for youth and adults in Germany has been made to minister industrial organization and advance" and how such lessons might possibly be brought home.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Oct. 24

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

Proposal: The Negro Population of the United States -- A Study in the Contemporary Culture of the American Negro

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing the study's preliminary goals and purported background; outlining the project and detailing its procedural components; describing its approaches, data sources, methods of inquiry, chronological protocol and procedures; and attaching appendices on the study's specific modes and subjects of inquiry, financial requirements, and methods of evaluation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935

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

A One-Year Preliminary Study of Atlanta's Negro Community: Methods of Study

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addendum to mums312-b073-i157, outlining a "study in contemporary culture in a Negro community;" describing the inquiry's three methodologies -- "historical / case studies of phenomena / statistical" -- and describing the formats and scope of the study's projected oucomes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935

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

A One-Year Preliminary Study of Atlanta's Negro Community

Atlanta (Ga.) - Tentatively outlining the areas of inquiry of a "study in contemporary culture in a Negro community," featuring research into the population's demographics, housing status, employment, standard of living, health, education, social organization, leisure, business initiatives, community institutions, and collective functioning.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Feb. 27

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

A tentative plan looking toward consumers' and producers' cooperation among American Negroes and Negroes the world over

Atlanta (Ga.) - Outlining a 6-step plan to promote the co-operative movement to improve economic conditions and access of African Americans and those of African descent abroad.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Feb. 3

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

Memorandum on Phylon Institute

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing the prospective scope and structure of the 1941 Phylon Institute and 25th Atlanta Conference; outlining the principal aims of the event, its desired participants, and the elements of its emphasis on "the economic condition and trends of American Negroes."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Apr. 8

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

Post-war Pan-African Conference proposal

Atlanta (Ga.) - Proposing a London-based fifth Pan-African Congress to be held "as soon as possible" at the end of the war; naming the conveners (in addition to himself, Amy Jacques Garvey, Harold A. Moody, Paul Robeson, and Max Yergan) and listing individuals and entities from whom cooperation is sought; and outlining the essential posits and purposes of the conference.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Feb. 1

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

The American Negro Project of the university survey of his history, present condition, prospects

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing a plan for "a continuous and inclusive scientific study of American Negroes"; addressing the study's timeliness, aims, precedents, and agendas; discussing various possible methods of inquiry; outlining and segmenting the various phases and areas of research; and calling for sufficiently supporting institutional funding.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Jan. 4

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

Memorandum on Phylon Institute

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing the coordination and external private funding of the 1941 and 1942 Phylon Institute and Atlanta University Conference, on "the economic condition of the Negro," and hoping that University funding will "be found" for the enterprise's continued operations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935

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

Appendix II: An Outline of the American Negro in Atlanta

Atlanta (Ga.) - Revised version of mums312-b073-i157; tentatively outlining the areas of inquiry of a "study in contemporary culture in a Negro community," featuring research into the population's demographics, housing status, employment, standard of living, health, education, social organization, leisure, business initiatives, community institutions, and collective functioning.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers