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1936 May 28

Oberlaender Trust

Letter from Oberlaender Trust to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Signed Roxane Eberlein; enclosing his newly-arrived steamer ticket and noting its cost has been deducted from his grant allowance; forwarding a letter of introduction to Dr. Kartzke; and sending, under separate cover, a small case of calling cards "which we hope you may find of some use."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Dec. 12

Oberlaender Trust

Letter from Oberlaender Trust to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Signed Wilbur K. Thomas; regretting that his application for a Trust fellowship has been declined; acknowledging the value of his study proposal and alleging that "our most effective contribution to the welfare of the American people seems to lie in other directions."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934

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

Memorandum to the Board of Directors of the Oberlaender Trust

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing economic changes gone on in American industry and outlining their "severe" general effects on "American Negroes"; and proposing to conduct a six-month study "into the way in which popular education for youth and adults in Germany has been made to minister industrial organization and advance" and how such lessons might possibly be brought home.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 June 1

Oberlaender Trust

Letter from Oberlaender Trust to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Signed Roxane Eberlein; providing the cable address of the Trust office in Berlin.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Jan. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Oberlaender Trust

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Roxane Eberlein; regarding rearrangements to be made possibly to his European itinerary and ticket payments.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 Jan. 11

Diggs, Ellen Irene, 1906-

Letter from Ellen Irene Diggs to Oberlaender Trust

Atlanta (Ga.) - On behalf of W. E. B. Du Bois, thanking them for the copy of John Walz's "German Influence in American Education and Culture."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 July 14

Oberlaender Trust

Letter from Oberlaender Trust to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Signed Roxane Eberlein; thanking him for his letter relaying his arrival in Berlin (not in collection) and agreeing to its request to have his grant paid in full to him by November 1.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 May 26

Oberlaender Trust

Letter from Oberlaender Trust to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Signed Wilbur K. Thomas; thanking him for his application to study "the former German administration of colonies in Africa" (mums312-b060-i205); regretting that its proposal falls outside the scope of the Trust's funds, as it is not predominantly focused on American public welfare, which is, after all, the Trust's "main objective"; but nonetheless requesting he provide ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 9

Oberlaender Trust

Letter from Oberlaender Trust to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Signed Roxane Eberlein; in answer to his query (mums312-b079-i330), relaying that the transatlantic voyage of the Saint Louis usually takes nine days.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Feb. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Oberlaender Trust

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns proposal for research study and application to the board for funds.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers