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1928 Oct. 20

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce; acknowledging his recent note on his inability to patronize the Bank (mums312-b178-i608); but still brainstorming ways that he can negotiate his personal and business banking so as to support both the Dunbar and the Corn Exchange bank.

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

1928 Oct. 19

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Roscoe Conkling Bruce; thanking him for his recent memo relaying core facts about the Bank (mums312-b178-i607); describing his affiliation with the Corn Exchange Bank and the need for one in the vicinity; outlining the comparative benefits of banking at each one; but regretting that at present his is not sure how he can patronize both.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Oct. 18

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce; describing the foundations, origins, goals, administration, corporate structure, and financial policies of the bank, for feature in a forthcoming "Crisis" article thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 May

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to New York State Banking Department

New York (N.Y.) - Handwritten draft of a letter concerning the founding of an African American owned bank in Harlem

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1907 Nov. 8

Oakley, William L.

Letter from William L Oakley to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Reply to request for number of educational institutions financed by African Americans and presence at upcoming Niagara Movement meeting in Cleveland.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 May 8

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to D. Ormonde Walker

New York (N.Y.) - Recommends two "Crisis" articles on education spending in South Carolina.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 May 24

New York (State) . Banking Dept.

Letter from New York State Banking Department to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the founding of an African American owned bank in Harlem

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Oct. 24

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

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

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce; thanking him for his gracious letter (mums312-b178-i610) regarding the garnering of support for the Bank; and lamenting the conditions prohibiting the "Crisis" from opening an account therewith; "When will our folks wake up?"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Aug. 14

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

A Memorandum to His Excellency Kentiba Gebrou and Mr. Malaku E. Bayen Representing His Majesty, Ras Tafari, King of Ethiopia

New York (N.Y.) - Memorandum outlining the current status and predicament of "the American Negro" and his history; recounting efforts made on the part of "the colored people of the world to free themselves"; describing the foundations and achievements of the Pan-African Congresses, and tje financial aspects related to the civil and social status of "colored peoples"; and outlining a prospective program ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers