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1944 Mar. 21

Field, Marshall, 1893-1956

Questions presented by Marshall Field

Chicago (Ill.) - Questions posed at the opening of the 1944 Mayor's Conference on Race Relations, formulated under the assumption "that many essential factors in race relations have to do with federal regulations and federal action."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1903 Dec. 21

World To-day

Letter from the World To-day to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Mathew's, Editor of "The World To-Day", requesting a brief statement from Du Bois of his general position as to the Race Question for use in "The World To-Day'' special March issue. Mathews is hoping to have four papers representing the Negro point of view of the Negro question. Handwritten draft response from Du Bois indicating that he will be glad to write a statement and will have it to Mathews b... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Apr. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Dewey Jones

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning local African American alliances during the recent Chicago mayoral election between William Dever and William Hale Thompson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Mar. 22

Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971

Statement by Ralph Bunche

Chicago (Ill.) - Statement made at the 1944 Mayor's Conference on Race Relations, outlining the objectives of the meeting, and establishing the nature of the Organization's prospective tactics and actions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Sept. 29

Huszar, George B. de (George Bernard), 1919-1968

Letter from George B. de Huszar to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Explaining that he has been asked to edit a volume on Race Prejudice for the H. W. Wilson Company, and asking if he may print Du Bois's article, "A World Without Race Conflict." Written on University of Chicago stationary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Aug. 1

Negro Digest

Telegram from Negro Digest to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Sent by Ben Burns, Executive Editor; addressed to either Du Bois, Walter White, or Roy Wilkins at the NAACP; seeking their immediate selections for the Digest's compilation of "greatest books on race relations."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Apr. 20

Jackson, Alexander L., 1891-1973

Letter from the A. L. Jackson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning the effect of the African American vote and the positions of local Black leaders during the 1926/1927 municipal elections in Chicago between William Hale Thompson and William E. Dever.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Mar. 9

Mayor's Conference on Race Relations (1944 : Chicago, Ill.)

Letter from Conference on Race Relations to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Edwin R. Embree; describing some of the basic goals of the impending Chicago conference and noting their compatibility with Du Bois's proposals, as described in mums312-b102-i015.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Feb. 10

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

The American Negro from 1901-1950

Chicago (Ill.) - Typed draft of a speech outlining the history of the struggle for basic rights by African Americans in the United States from 1901 to 1950. Comments about what the future will be like if there are not drastic changes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Mar. 3

Mayor's Conference on Race Relations (1944 : Chicago, Ill.)

Letter from Conference on Race Relations to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Edwin R. Embree; hoping he can attend the March 21-22 conference in Chicago and enclosing a short memo on arrangements therefor.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers