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1930 June 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Vada Somerville

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking her and John for the helpful info they provided on African American college students in the L.A. area (see mums312-b187-i319, i320).

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1925 Oct. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. R. E. Lee

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Lee's assistance on a study of schools in Florida for Du Bois' study of Black schools in the Southern United States.

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1932 Dec. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to M. E. Curti

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a statement made by William N. Baldwin regarding black and white workers being used to "break the power of trade unions".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 July 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to American Fund for Public Service

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning receipt of final installment of appropriation for Du Bois' study of African American Schools in the Southern United States and an update on the progress of the study.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Aug. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Albert R. Mann

New York (N.Y.) - In response to his query regarding "negroes taking work of college grade" and earning advanced degrees, regretting "we have no data on hand that would give you more than very general figures"; enclosing a copy of the last report published in "The Crisis" with relevant information and pointing out its limitations; and supplying his own impression "that a Negro Doctor of Phil... more

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1918 June 7

Co-operative League of America

Letter from Cooperative League of America to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a request for an article on the Negro Cooperative Guild. On the letterhead, "League" is crossed out and "guild" is written in pencil above.

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1929 Jan. 31

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

Memorandum to Dr. J. E. Shepard and the Committee in Charge of the Durham Fact-Finding Conference

New York (N.Y.) - Enumerating various subjects to be addressed in the Durham Fact-Finding Conference, namely hospitals; funding and segregation in public schools; coordinated means of manufacture and distribution among "Negro farmers" and their cooperation with credit agencies, insurance, and social services; voting habits and disfranchisement; the expenditures of "the Negro chur... more

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1929 Apr. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the editor of The Boston Chronicle

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a request for information on the political conditions for African Americans in Boston.

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1933 Jan. 24

Silent Action

Letter from Silent Action to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed W. W. Rourk; describing the details of a new plan whose slogan is "Self-Help or No-Help" and the concomitant establishment of Relief Committees; enclosing a roster of directors and list of invitees; seeking the participation of "real, thinking men, who are also real race-men" and hoping for Du Bois's contribution.

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1943 Mar. 27

March on Washington Movement

Circular letter from March on Washington Movement to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed A. Philip Randolph, National Director; describing and enclosing a telegram threatening to picket the War Manpower Commission unless something is done "in the next week or ten days... to advance the well-being of the Negro and make FEPC increasingly effective, and urging him to sign in solidarity.

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