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1934 Oct. 24

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

Proposal: The Negro Population of the United States -- A Study in the Contemporary Culture of the American Negro

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing the study's preliminary goals and purported background; outlining the project and detailing its procedural components; describing its approaches, data sources, methods of inquiry, chronological protocol and procedures; and attaching appendices on the study's specific modes and subjects of inquiry, financial requirements, and methods of evaluation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Oct. 3

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

Forecast of a proposed scientific survey of the economic condition of the American negro

New York (N.Y.) - Proposes to undertake survey based at Atlanta University. Lays out plan for background research and conducting survey, including estimated budget.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924

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

Preliminary details of a proposed survey of Negro Common School training in the Southern South.

Southern states - Draft of proposal concerning funding for a study of common school education differences amongst white and black schools in the South.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Oct. 3

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

Additional memorandum to President Hope on the proposed scientific survey of the economic condition of the American negro

New York (N.Y.) - Describes potential benefits from knowledge gained and projects that may grow out of the survey, proposed to be undertaken at Atlanta University. Intention is to "guide peoples of Negro descent in the United States, the West Indies and Africa, in order that their full integration with modern civilization be made possible."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905

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

A Proposed Study of a Black Belt County

Lowndes County (Ala.) - Typewritten proposal for the study of a Black Belt County in Alabama. Lists topics of interest including Black population, homes and families, occupations, community life and environment. Most likely preparation for a study in Alabama conducted in collaboration with the United States Bureau of Labor.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905

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

The Economics of Emancipation. A Social Study of the Alabama Black Belt.

Lists topics of inquiry for a study of the Alabama Black Belt including the location, people, industrial organization, government and resulting society.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924

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

Preliminary details of a proposed survey of Negro Common School training in the Southern South.

Southern states - Draft of proposal concerning funding for a study of common school education differences amongst white and black schools in the South.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Feb. 7

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Oberlaender Trust

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to the Board of Directors. Proposes a study of industrial education in Germany and how it might be applied to African American industrial schools.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905

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

A Proposed Study of a Black Belt County

Lowndes County (Ala.) - Handwritten draft of a proposal for the study of a Black Belt County in Alabama. Lists topics of interest including Black population, homes and families, occupations, community life and environment.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers