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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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Feb. 13

United States . Office of Education

Letter from United States Office of Education to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Ambrose Caliver, Senior Specialist in the Education of Negroes; inviting him to serve on the advisory committee for a prospective "series of dramatized radio broadcasts on the participation of Negroes in American life."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Aug. 11

Bond, Horace Mann, 1904-1972

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

Langston (Okla.) - Concerning the cost of publication for a study of black students and the Oklahoma school system and cooperation from Oklahoma State Teacher's Association. Mentions particular support from Roscoe Dungee, Editor of the Black Dispatch. Also discusses a study of young black children with exceptionally high test scores.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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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1937 Mar. 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Georgia Association of Negro Colleges and Secondary Schools

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to B. T. Harvey; commenting on the proposed amendments to the education bill at hand; providing his interpretation of its regulation of state funds; and suggesting the existence of possible typographical errors therein.

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1903 July 20

Wheeler, Kittredge

Letter from Kittredge Wheeler to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Explaining his views on African American education and criticizing the approach of Booker T. Washington.

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1931 Dec. 22

Columbia University . Teachers College

Letter from Columbia University Teachers College to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Mabel Carney; confirming Du Bois' speaking engagement on March 30 and the content of his address thereat; and in light of the fact that Walter White will be in atten- dance, speaking on economic matters of a different sort, requesting that Du Bois pointedly treat "the fundamental aspects of social, economic, and industrial change and their effects upon education in ... more

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