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1930 June 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Vada Somerville

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking her and John for the helpful info they provided on African American college students in the L.A. area (see mums312-b187-i319, i320).

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1925 Oct. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. R. E. Lee

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Lee's assistance on a study of schools in Florida for Du Bois' study of Black schools in the Southern United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Dec. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to M. E. Curti

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a statement made by William N. Baldwin regarding black and white workers being used to "break the power of trade unions".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 July 12

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning receipt of final installment of appropriation for Du Bois' study of African American Schools in the Southern United States and an update on the progress of the study.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Aug. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Albert R. Mann

New York (N.Y.) - In response to his query regarding "negroes taking work of college grade" and earning advanced degrees, regretting "we have no data on hand that would give you more than very general figures"; enclosing a copy of the last report published in "The Crisis" with relevant information and pointing out its limitations; and supplying his own impression "that a Negro Doctor of Phil... more

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1931 Dec. 22

Columbia University . Teachers College

Letter from Columbia University Teachers College to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Mabel Carney; confirming Du Bois' speaking engagement on March 30 and the content of his address thereat; and in light of the fact that Walter White will be in atten- dance, speaking on economic matters of a different sort, requesting that Du Bois pointedly treat "the fundamental aspects of social, economic, and industrial change and their effects upon education in ... more

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1929 Mar. 5

National Council of the Young Men's Christian Associations of the United States of America

Letter from National Council of the Young Men's Christian Associations of the United States of America to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed R. W. Bullock, Boys' Work Secretary. Enumerating seven points on which he would like "up to date" information, pertaining chiefly to "the approximate number of Negroes" with University degrees and other education-related figures.

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1961 Apr. 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Emma W. Brown

New York (N.Y.) - Per her letter and enclosure of April 22 (mums312-b153-i032, i388), relaying what he knows on Samuel A. Armstrong; noting other individuals she ought to include in her work; and noting that he agrees with its principal thesis.

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1925 Oct. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Homer Thomas

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois' study of black public schools. Referred to Thomas, Dean at Daytona-Cookman Collegiate Institute, by N. B. Young, Missouri.

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1925 Oct. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to T. J. Woofter, Jr.

New York (N.Y.) - Soliciting from him a short article on his opinion of "the attitude of the younger generation of educated Southerners toward the younger generation of educated Negroes," for publication in a forthcoming number of the "Crisis," and enclosing a sample copy of the magazine.

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