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1904 June 10

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

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

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Concerning her interest in investigating conditions in African American neighborhoods in the hope of opening a settlement house in New York . Hoping to meet with Du Bois during the summer.

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1904 June 16

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

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

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Concerning her interest in investigating conditions of African Americans in New York. Mentions contacting several individuals recommended by Du Bois to help in her research. Hoping to meet with Du Bois at Atlantic City.

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1903 Mar. 12

Hallowell, Richard P. (Richard Price), 1835-1904

Letter from R. P. Hallowell to W. E. B. Du Bois

Boston (Mass.) - Commenting on "Negro suffrage" in the South and plans to conduct a study comparing conditions of South Carolina, North Carolina, and Mississippi.

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1912 June 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to James H. Dillard

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the possibility of transferring the work of the Atlanta University conferences to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

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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

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1912 Apr. 19

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

Memorandum for Dr. J. H. Dillard

Concerning the possibility of transferring the work of the Atlanta University conferences to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored people.

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1903 Mar. 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to R. P. Hallowell

Atlanta (Ga.) - Responding to Hallowell's research inquiry with clarification of the request. Mentions receiving the letter of March 14, 1903 to Dr. Bumstead. Du Bois note to copy letter.

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1920

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

Black belt

Typed draft fragment of article examining the Black Belt and the labor problem in the United States.

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1896 Aug. 15

University of Pennsylvania

Letter from University of Pennsylvania to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Concerning University's plan to study social conditions of African Americans in Philadelphia in conjunction with the College Settlement, which became Du Bois' "Philadelphia Negro" study.

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1907 May 21

Meriwether, Colyer, d. 1920

Letter from Colyer Meriwether to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning the studies of the negro problem. Trusts that someone will come forth with sufficient funds to continue the research. Typewritten "copy" with handwritten annotations in pencil including "Southern History Association, Washington, D.C."

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