Gallery view

1930 Aug. 11

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - In response to White's inquiry into "colored appointees" in major cities (see mums312-b055-i263), regretting "I have no data" on the subject but making reference nonetheless to "outstanding cases in Chicago, Cleveland and New York."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Sept. 20

Dunbar National Bank (New York, N.Y.)

Memorandum from Dunbar National Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce; enclosing some photos of the Bank's interior, for use in a forthcoming "Crisis" feature thereon, and pledging to get portraits of the colored staff members thereof, if desired.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Mar. 5

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning things that Herbert Hoover could do to gain support from African American voters. Contains Du Bois's handwritten notes on the bottom.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Mar. 14

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Quoting from a letter from Cincinnati branch Secretary Courtland Lewis, concerning a local news clipping on Dean Pechstein; enclosing the relevant article; and suggesting that it be printed or commented on in a forthcoming number of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

1930 Oct. 7

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting, on behalf of Cloyd L. Boykins, Director of Boykin's School of Art, "some biographical data on Edwin A. Harleston."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Oct. 21

Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938

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

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the NAACP's position on segregation and Jim Crow legislation

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Aug. 11

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mary White Ovington

New York (N.Y.) - In response to White's inquiry into "colored appointees" in major cities (see mums312-b055-i263), regretting "I have no data" on the subject but making reference nonetheless to "outstanding cases in Chicago, Cleveland and New York."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Apr. 19

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

Memo from Hugh H. Smythe to Julia Baxter

New York (N.Y.) - Asking Baxter to send material they have for free distribution to Grace Proctor because she is interested in gathering data on segregation of "Negroes" and other minorities.

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