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1927 Nov. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Theodore R. Brown

New York (N.Y.) - Suggesting materials for Brown's inquiry into the economic situation of African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Mar. 28

Wright, Milton S. J., 1903-1972

Letter from Milton S. J. Wright to W. E. B. Du Bois

Wilberforce (Ohio) - Explaining that he is working on a study of the economic development of the "Negro" in Ohio, but will not have many facts or figures ready for "Phylon Institute." Written on Wilberforce University stationary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1904 Oct. 7

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

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

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Concerning social research on the conditions of African Americans in New York City, a request for Atlanta University publications, praise for Du Bois's work. Written on Greenwich House stationary

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1908 June 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Alfred Holt Stone

Atlanta (Ga.) - Regarding printing the study on economic cooperation for the Carnegie Institute and the inclusion of local data.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921

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

The economic development of the American Negro

Fragments of a draft of an article concerning the economic development of African Americans with statistics of literacy rates, church membership, employment in agriculture and land ownership.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Apr. 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Fred M. Alexander

Atlanta (Ga.) - Announcing and briefly describing the scope of the impending Phylon Institute and 25th Atlanta University Conference, and inviting him to attend and report on his study "of vocational opportunities for Negroes in Virginia," all expenses paid.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Oct. 5

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the Maurice and Laura Falk Foundation

Atlanta (Ga.) - Explaining his interest in conducting a study on the economic conditions of "American Negroes," particularly as they were effected by the Depression, and asking the foundation for assistance.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Apr. 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Alvin Jones

Atlanta (Ga.) - Explaining that he was put in touch with him by Sister M. Madeleine Sophie, inviting him to come to "Phylon Institute," and asking him to mention any studeis that he had conducted on the economic condition of "Negroes" in his state or elsewhere.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923

Beton, Isaac

Letter from Isaac Beton to Jessie Fauset

Translation of letter concerning a questionnaire to be distributed to African American leaders and notice of the 1923 Pan African Congress to be published in "The Crisis".

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