Gallery view

1930 Aug. 11

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - In response to White's inquiry into "colored appointees" in major cities (see mums312-b055-i263), regretting "I have no data" on the subject but making reference nonetheless to "outstanding cases in Chicago, Cleveland and New York."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Sept. 20

Dunbar National Bank (New York, N.Y.)

Memorandum from Dunbar National Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce; enclosing some photos of the Bank's interior, for use in a forthcoming "Crisis" feature thereon, and pledging to get portraits of the colored staff members thereof, if desired.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Mar. 5

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning things that Herbert Hoover could do to gain support from African American voters. Contains Du Bois's handwritten notes on the bottom.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Mar. 14

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Quoting from a letter from Cincinnati branch Secretary Courtland Lewis, concerning a local news clipping on Dean Pechstein; enclosing the relevant article; and suggesting that it be printed or commented on in a forthcoming number of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Oct. 7

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting, on behalf of Cloyd L. Boykins, Director of Boykin's School of Art, "some biographical data on Edwin A. Harleston."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Oct. 21

Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938

Memorandum from James Weldon Johnson to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the NAACP's position on segregation and Jim Crow legislation

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Aug. 11

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mary White Ovington

New York (N.Y.) - In response to White's inquiry into "colored appointees" in major cities (see mums312-b055-i263), regretting "I have no data" on the subject but making reference nonetheless to "outstanding cases in Chicago, Cleveland and New York."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Sept. 21

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to N.A.A.C.P.

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Miss Burton; requesting that, as she waits for him at the office, she "begin a history of the Negro soldiers in the Civil War," and listing two facts she ought to determine in connection therewith.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Dec.

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

Bulletin of office news for Miss Fauset

New York (N.Y.) - Providing succinct updates on various office-related matters, including the "tremendously exciting" election; a recent talk given at Yale; distribution of the Fisk "Herald"; progress on the "Survey Graphic"; and various social, political, and economic issues to be taken up in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Nov. 24

Bagnall, Robert W.

Memorandum from Robert Bagnall to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting data on behalf of the News-Leader of Richmond, Va., on "how many colored people in the United States" hold higher education degrees.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers