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1907 June 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Atlanta University

Atlanta (Ga.) - Detailed history, to date, of Conference for the study of Negro Problems. Includes several reviews of conference publications from the press. Written for potential Russell Sage Foundation grant.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Aug.

Crisis (Firm)

In Atlanta

United States - Draft of article which appeared in the August 1927 issue of The Crisis which discusses how Dr. C. A. Spence was acquitted from spurious charges lodged against him by a streetcar company in Atlanta.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936

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

Negro and social reconstruction

Atlanta (Ga.) - Fragments of unpublished draft manuscript. Traces the history of the black American from 1619 through the beginning of the second New Deal; examines Reconstruction, the fight for equality, race relations, segregation, and racism. Du Bois' objective in writing this is to consider how the Negro has and should sought assured states in the United States. Consists of an introduction... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Apr. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ethel Ray Williams

Atlanta (Ga.) - Responding to previous letters, Du Bois thanks Williams for literature on cooperation and provides memoranda on the housing projects in Atlanta (Ga.) Addressed to "Marielle."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1907 Jan. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William Pickett

Atlanta (Ga.) - Du Bois' comments on the possibility of the emigration of African Americans to Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Apr. 18

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity press release with note

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing a national campaign against "the foe of Ignorance" to promote the value of education. Includes a note from Joseph H. R. Evans to the editors of The Crisis asking them to make an editorial remark.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940

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

Outline of topics for Phylon articles

Atlanta (Ga.) - Topics include: economic conditions of the "American Negro," relation of the "Negro" to trade unions, relation of the "Negro" to southern United States government, the reconstruction era, the relation of "American Negroes" to the motion picture industry, secret societies and organizations started by "Negroes," the artist Henry O. Tanner, segregation in Britain, and a mural by Hale Woodruff.

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

1937 Feb. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Katherine Pope Merritt

Atlanta (Ga.) - Regarding her recent article on slavery and the Civil War in the "Atlanta Journal," correcting some of her facts, referring her to his "Suppression of the Slave Trade" study, and briefly relaying some of its assertions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Mar. 21

Diggs, Ellen Irene, 1906-

Letter from Ellen Irene Diggs to Samuel A. Rosenberg

Atlanta (Ga.) - In answer to his March 13 letter to W. E. B. Du Bois regarding information on cooperative societies, referring him to his article in the current issue of "Phylon," and enclosing the complete table of contents thereof.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers