Gallery view

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

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

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

1934

Atlanta University

Memorandum on a Study of the Negro and the Administration of Justice, with Special Reference to Georgia

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing the scope, aims, structures, and subjects of the study, a component of a larger series of inquiries into "The Participation of the Negro in the Life of the South."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Jan. 2

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Spingarn Medal Award Committee

United States - Concerns support for awarding the Spingarn Medal to Dr. Joseph Henry Ward of Tuskegee.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to American Fund for Public Service

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning funding for a study of common school education differences amongst white and black schools in the South.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Feb. 26

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to United States Federal Emergency Relief Administration

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Tage Palm; asking a series of questions regarding "co-operative efforts among colored people."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 May 3

Memorandum to Mr. Shillady

United States - Listing prominent Negro hospitals located in D.C., Illinois, Pennsylvania, Missouri, North Carolina, Georgia, Virginia and Maryland which train nurses. Draft for letter on reverse requests a count of graduating students and photographs from an unidentified institution.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Feb. 27

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

A tentative plan looking toward consumers' and producers' cooperation among American Negroes and Negroes the world over

Atlanta (Ga.) - Outlining a 6-step plan to promote the co-operative movement to improve economic conditions and access of African Americans and those of African descent abroad.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Jan. 24

Wilson, Daisy

Memorandum from Daisy Wilson to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - Concerns information about funding appropriations for education for whites and blacks in the United States south. Provides references to resources.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers