Gallery view

1931 Apr. 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to National Urban League

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Eugene K. Jones; recommending Sadie Conyers Collins for an Urban League Fellowship: "she was one of the most brilliant of the student whom I had and gave promise of great ability."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Aug. 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Dutchess County Board of Child Welfare

New York (N.Y.) - In response to Leach's query regarding the placement of a ten-year-old child, clarifying that "the Association is in the field of agitation for political and civil rights," and referring her to Mr. E. K. Jones, at the National Urban League, for assistance in the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Mar. 6

National Urban League

Letter from National Urban League to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Ira De A. Reid, Director; requesting that he review past issues of the "Crisis" to furnish a numerical figure on "the number of Negro students" enrolled in U.S. institutions, 1910-1928, inclusive.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 20

National Urban League

Letter from National Urban League to NAACP

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Lester B. Granger, Executive Secretary; addressed to Walter White; in response to the Association's query (mums312-b107-i226), conveying the League's political stances and convictions to be relayed at the United Nations Conference at San Francisco; corroborating the resolutions adopted at the April Colonial Conference, and supporting advances in the "educ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Oct. 20

National Urban League

Letter from National Urban League to Hugh H. Smythe

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Dutton Ferguson, Editor, "Opportunity"; gladly agreeing to review the NAACP's petition to the United Nation and praising the initiative as "the most strategic move taken in the field of race relations within recent times." Verso bears list of the League's National Committee members.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Oct. 30

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

A critical analysis of Negro service organizations

Atlanta (Ga.) - Typed draft with handwritten notes of speech given at Morehouse College critiquing the N. A. A. C. P. and the Urban League noting the good work done and the improvements to strive for.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Oct. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to National Urban League

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning an article on the National Urban League in an upcoming issue of "The Crisis".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Feb. 21

Burton, Lulu

Letter from Lulu Burton to Ira Reid

New York (N.Y.) - Sending Reid under separate cover copies of the March Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to National Urban League

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Ann Tanneyhill; per her query (mums312-b106-i474), recommending Audrey Clinton Robinson for employment at the League, on the basis of her performance in his Atlanta University classes, and in view of her "excellent character" and work habits.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Feb. 28

Wilson, Daisy

Letter from Daisy Wilson to Ira DeA Reid

New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledges DeA Reid's letter and notes that Du Bois is out of town.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers