Gallery view

1904 Oct. 14

Coon, Charles L. (Charles Lee), 1868-1927

Reply to the News & Observer

Wilson (N.C.) - Reply to the editors of the Raleigh News & Observer regarding published statements by Superintendent J. D. Eggleston of Virginia, Superintendent Joyner and W. T. Lyon. Enclosed in a letter to the New York Evening Post.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936

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

Negro and social reconstruction

Atlanta (Ga.) - Fragments of unpublished draft manuscript. Traces the history of the black American from 1619 through the beginning of the second New Deal; examines Reconstruction, the fight for equality, race relations, segregation, and racism. Du Bois' objective in writing this is to consider how the Negro has and should sought assured states in the United States. Consists of an introduction... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1906

Milholland, John E., 1860-1925

Letter from John E. Milholland to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the massacre and asking if it is possible for Du Bois to arrange to have a true, impartial account of the ghastly business for publication.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Mar. 2

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

As the crow flies

United States - Printed in New York Amsterdam News. This installment of Du Bois' column features "The New York Times," "McCrorey," "In Darkest Mississippi," and "A Student writes from California."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Apr. 20

Bond, Horace Mann, 1904-1972

An educational survey of the Negro schools of Oklahoma

Langston (Okla.) - An outline of Bond's study of Black schools in Oklahoma for Du Bois' study of African American schools in the Southern United States.

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

1950

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

Discontent and perseverance

Chattanooga (Tenn.) - Typed draft of a speech emphasizing the importance of educating children; states that "the Negroes of Chattanooga, the Negroes of America must become discontented" and encourages them to persevere.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 Feb. 6

DeArmond, Fred

Letter from Fred DeArmond to the editor of The Crisis

El Paso (Tex.) - Praises Du Bois's writing in The Crisis. Regrets the treatment of black Americans by the white race especially in the south while "the dirtiest Mexican" has complete freedom. Believes that things conditions will improve for black Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Dec. 8

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to Atlanta Board of Education

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to the Superintendent; requesting an explanation of grossly unequal appropriations made to "white/Negro" schools under the Bond Program of 1946, and pointing out that the associated policy has "frequently announced [a] policy of 'treating all school children alike.'"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers