Gallery view

1948 Dec. 14

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Memo from Hugh H. Smythe to Henry Lee Moon

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining a message he received from the Urban League, concerning a joke book and a news clipping about the film, "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," with the caption "See how to defeat the Civil Rights bill."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Feb. 2

Malvan, Irene C.

Memorandum from Irene Malvan to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning discrepancies between 1930 lynching statistics collected by the NAACP and Tuskgegee Institute.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Nov. 19

Pickens, William, 1881-1954

Memorandum from William Pickens to The Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Muslim missionaries conducting missionary work amongst African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 May 17

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Memorandum to the Anti-Lynching Committee on federal anti-lynching bills

New York (N.Y.) - Submitting issues addressed by the NAACP Anti-Lynching Committee regarding a federal anti-lynching bill. Bills have been introduced by Congressman L. C. Dyer of Missouri, and Congressman Merrill Moores of Indiana.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Memorandum on the Smith-Towner Bill (HR 7)

United States - Additional copy of a memo regarding the Smith-Towner Bill (HR 7) which would establish the Department of Education being considered by Congress. The memo specifically deals with illiteracy.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Sept. 21

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to N.A.A.C.P.

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Miss Burton; requesting that, as she waits for him at the office, she "begin a history of the Negro soldiers in the Civil War," and listing two facts she ought to determine in connection therewith.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept. 19

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing and describing a memo from Frank Williams on the "current wave of lynching" and his own letter to Paul Robeson on why he could not participate more actively in anti-lynching legislation, so that he, Du Bois, has "a background of the facts"; complaining that overbearing and exhaustive attention on Du Bois's United Nations-related-efforts are to blame, as they h... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Sept. 27

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - Returning correspondence from a Miss Hutson concerning Manhattan railroad employment practices, and suggesting that President William Gibbs McAdoo "made a fairly good record, so far as Negroes are concerned."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Sept. 27

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - Returning correspondence from a Miss Hutson concerning Manhattan railroad employment practices, and suggesting that President William Gibbs McAdoo "made a fairly good record, so far as Negroes are concerned."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Jan. 15

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to James W Johnson

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning an appeal to the Garland Fund to fund a study of Black common schools.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers