Gallery view

1925 Apr. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mrs. Clarence C. Walker

New York (N.Y.) - Suggesting sections of Du Bois's books, "Darkwater" and "The Gift of Black Folk" for literature on black women.

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1932 Jan. 11

Harris, Helen Curl

Letter from Helen C. Harris to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Describing a study she is making on "Higher Education among Negro Women" and requesting from him a series of statistical data thereon.

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1925 Apr. 4

Walker, Clarence C., Mrs.

Letter from Mrs. Clarence C. Walker to W. E. B. Du Bois

Palatka (Fla.) - Inquiring about a volume on African American women for teaching.

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1931 Sept. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to R. H. Thomas

New York (N.Y.) - Does not have information about how much African Americans spend on cosmetics but speculates that the numbers do not differ proportionately from what white people spend.

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1931 Sept. 15

Thomas, R. H.

Letter from R. H. Thomas to W. E. B. Du Bois

Oakland (Calif.) - Seeks estimate of what African Americans spend annually on cosmetics, e.g. "skin whiteners, hair straighteners, etc."

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1918 July 11

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Miss Ruth Anna Fisher

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a proposal for popular lecture courses to African American girls and young women at the Harlem Center.

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1919 May 3

Fulten, David B.

Letter from David B. Fulten to editor of The Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning recent article in the "New York World" discussing the plight of African American Women.

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1925 Mar. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Fannie L. Turner

New York (N.Y.) - Providing suggestions for researching the achievements of black women.

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1902 Aug. 18

W. E. B. Du Bois Club

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois Club to W. E. B. Du Bois

Detroit (Mich.) - Pauline Smith, corresponding secretary of the W. E. B. Du Bois club, writes to Du Bois in Ann Arbor, Michigan to thank him for the upcoming address he will give to the Association of Colored Women's Club. Smith sends a copy of the club's 1902-1903 yearbook and asks for suggestions for their writer's study.

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1945 Aug. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Constance H. Marteen

New York (N.Y.) - Wishing he could aptly respond to her request for assistance in compiling an "Annotated Bibliography of Books and Materials about Afro-American Woman" -- "The idea is very good" -- but fearing that the task would take "too much time and trouble" at present (see mums312-b106-i393, i394).

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