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1908 Mar. 17

Equal Suffrage League (U.S.)

Petition from the Equal Suffrage League

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Petition from the Equal Suffrage League Headquarters to the members of the House of Representatives and of the Senate of the United States of America regarding racial discrimination of American citizens. The Equal Suffrage League represents the National Association of Colored Women in asking for the enforcement of the 14th and 15 amendments of the U. S. Constitution. The League writes to ask for sup... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

2001 Aug. 15

Avakian, Arlene Voski

Arlene Avakian oral history with Amy Cutler, interview 1, part 1

Amherst (Mass.) - Discussing Avakian's activist in women's issues and social justice and the founding of the Women's Studies Department at UMass Amherst.

Valley Women's History Collaborative Records


Crawford, George W. (George Williamson), b. 1877

Sex and general division of occupations

United States - Labor statistics of male and female African Americans by occupation from Crawford's "The Talladega Manual of Vocational Guidance".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers