Gallery view

1942 Feb. 10

Julius Rosenwald Fund

Letter from Julius Rosenwald Fund to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Edwin R. Embree; regretting that the Fund cannot help finance the forthcoming special issue of "Phylon" and hoping that the plan comes through anyway (see mums312-b099-i002 for details).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Oct. 3

Julius Rosenwald Fund

Letter from Julius Rosenwald Fund to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Requesting that Du Bois post a notice of the 1939 fellowship program and enclosing a list of Fellows for 1938.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 Oct. 19

Julius Rosenwald Fund

Letter from Julius Rosenwald Fund to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Edwin R. Embree; describing the Fund's 1943 fellowship program and requesting his help in "finding an outstanding group of candidates" therefor; and enclosing a list of its 1942 recipients.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Feb. 19

Julius Rosenwald Fund

Letter from Julius Rosenwald Fund to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Julia Waxman, Secretary to Edwin R. Embree; describing the logistical factors and key players of the WPA Writers' Project's involvement in the "Encyclopedia of the Negro."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Nov. 14

Julius Rosenwald Fund

Telegram from Julius Rosenwald Fund to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Sent by Edwin R. Embree; inviting him to a Washington, D.C. conference on "Negro in economic recovery" on November 21: "no committee or formal meeting but effort by few of us to think through problems." Verso bears draft of Du Bois's pencilled affirmative response.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Jan. 17

Julius Rosenwald Fund

Letter from Julius Rosenwald Fund to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Edwin Embree; in answer to his query of mums312-b060-i403 regarding possibly funding his research into "the Negro and Reconstruction," agreeing to grant funding to said project "in a way that would clearly indicate a purely temporary connection"; describing the terms of a two-year stipend, and inquiring as to Du Bois's opinion thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Sept. 16

Julius Rosenwald Fund

Letter from Julius Rosenwald Fund to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Edwin R. Embree; requesting his assistance selecting the 1941 recipients of the Fund's scholarship awards.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Feb. 17

Julius Rosenwald Fund

Letter from Julius Rosenwald Fund to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Julia Waxman, Secretary to Edwin R. Embree; optimistically describing the involvement of the WPA Writers' Project in the "Encyclopedia of the Negro."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Sept. 23

Julius Rosenwald Fund

Letter from Julius Rosenwald Fund to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Edwin R. Embree; seeking his critical comments on a draft of a speech he (Embree) is preparing for the Fund's biennial review.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Dec. 12

Julius Rosenwald Fund

Letter from Julius Rosenwald Fund to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Edwin R. Embree; regretting not having seen more of him during his recent trip to Atlanta, and hoping to have that opportunity during his next trip, which he'll make "shortly after the beginning of the new year."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers