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1936 Feb. 27

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

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

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Edwin R. Embree; regarding the Fund's increasing interest in consumers' cooperation and recent scholarships awarded to related endeavors and enclosing "a tentative plan looking toward co-operation among American Negroes which I hope may interest you."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Mar. 3

Julius Rosenwald Fund

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

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Edwin R. Embree; confirming his suspicion of the Fund's growing interest in the cooperative movement (detected in mums312-b080-i200); mentioning plans to soon visit W. C. Matney of Bluefield Institute on the matter; and expressing condolences at the death of Atlanta University President John Hope.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 28

Julius Rosenwald Fund

Letter from Julius Rosenwald Fund to W. C. Matney

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Edwin R. Embree; thanking him for his letter and enclosures of April 22 (mums312-b079-i190) and assuring that the "whole matter of cooperatives among Negroes" is being borne in mind: "we are consulting Mr. Tage Palm about ways in which we could be most helpful."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 22

Matney, William C.

Letter from W. C. Matney to Julius Rosenwald Fund

Bluefield (W. Va.) - Addressed to Edwin R. Embree; enclosing a set of letters evidencing widespread interest in "consumers' co-operation among Negroes and whites"; suggesting the formal organization of such a society and noting W. E. B. Du Bois's idea of such a notion; and hoping that the Fund "may undertake some phase of the Co-operative program."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers