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

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

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

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

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

1928 Jan. 13

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Lillian Alexander

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning material on war and African American voting.

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