Gallery view

1939 June 5

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Du Bois writes Rufus E. Clement with his proposal for a periodical to be created by the university. He provides a list of similar publicattions as examples for style and expected cost.

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 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

1929 Jan. 31

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

Memorandum to Dr. J. E. Shepard and the Committee in Charge of the Durham Fact-Finding Conference

New York (N.Y.) - Enumerating various subjects to be addressed in the Durham Fact-Finding Conference, namely hospitals; funding and segregation in public schools; coordinated means of manufacture and distribution among "Negro farmers" and their cooperation with credit agencies, insurance, and social services; voting habits and disfranchisement; the expenditures of "the Negro chur... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 May 25

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Rayford W. Logan

Atlanta (Ga.) - Inviting him to come to his office on Wednesday "for a little talk about the Encyclopedia."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Feb. 25

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to The League for Independent Political Action Executive Committee

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois' critique of Paul Douglas' pamphlet for the League, "A New Political Realignment--Why?", for its exclusion of the issue of the political rights of African Americans.

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

1918 Mar. 4

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

Memo from W. E. B. Du Bois to Natalie Curtis Burlin

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois' notes on Negro Folk-Song manuscript.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934

Frank, Lawrence K. (Lawrence Kelso), 1890-1968

Housing and Welfare

Describing the neglected, important role of housing, outlining its aspects which have been neglected, remarking upon its industrialization, and postulating methods of responsible, affordable construction and residential facilities.

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.

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