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1941

Phylon (1940)

Atlanta University conference topics

Atlanta (Ga.) - List of topics for the second, third, and fourth decades of Atlanta University conferences (became "Phylon Institute" in 1941.) Second page contains handwritten notes.

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1941 Mar. 18

Whitehurst, K. E.

Letter from K. E. Whitehurst to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tallahassee (Fla.) - Explaining her interest in participating in "Phylon Institute," even though she has not conducted any specific studies on the "economic developments of the American Negro."

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1941 Apr. 15

Blayton, Jesse B.

Letter from Jesse B. Blayton to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Explaining that he cannot speak at "Phylon Institute," as he has already accepted an invitation to attend a conference lead by the Secretary of Commerce of the United States.

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1941 Feb. 20

Morris Brown College

Letter from Morris Brown College to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Signed W. A. Fountain, Jr.; recommending the participation of faculty member J. O. Slade at the impending Phylon Institute.

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1941 Apr. 4

Southeastern Cooperative Education Association

Letter from Southeastern Cooperative Education Association to W. E. B. Du Bois

Carrollton (Ga.) - Signed Edward Yeomans Jr., Secretary-Treasurer; expressing his interest in the impending Phylon Institute, and regretting that the information furnished by Wallace J. Campbell of the Cooperative League U.S.A. is all they can provide at present.

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1941 Mar. 31

Pittsburg Courier Publishing Co.

Letter from Pittsburgh Courier to W. E. B. Du Bois

Pittsburgh (Pa.) - Signed P. L. Prattis; per his query (mums312-b096-i046) regretting that Cayton's travel costs to Atlanta might be too high to bear, and so pledging to send another reporter to represent the paper at the impending Phylon Institute.

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1941 Feb. 28

Hampton Institute

Letter from Hampton Institute to W. E. B. Du Bois

Hampton (Va.) - Signed Malcolm S. MacLean, President; referring him to various faculty members whose participation might be worthwhile at the impending Phylon Institute and conference on "the economic condition of American Negroes."

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1941 Apr. 15

Jackson College for Negro Teachers

Telegram from Jackson College for Negro Teachers to W. E. B. Du Bois

Jackson (Miss.) - Sent by L. H. James; belatedly RSVP-ing affirmatively to the impending Phylon Institute.

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1941 Apr. 14

Nicholson, Joseph William, b. 1901

Letter from J. W. Nicholson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Talladega (Ala.) - Thanking Du Bois for sending a program, and explaining that he will be able to attend almost all of the sessions. Written on Talladega College stationary.

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1941 Apr. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Horace M. Bond

Atlanta (Ga.) - Announcing the first meeting of "Phylon "Institute," and asking Bond to be present.

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