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1926 May 20

Lewinson, Paul, 1900-

Letter from Paul Lewinson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning statistics on African American voting in the Southern United States. Written on the letterhead of the Robert Brookings Graduate School of Economic and Government.

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1908 Oct. 5

National Independent Political League, Washington, D.C.

Circular of Petition to Theodore Roosevelt from the National Negro American Political League

Washington (D.C.) - Printed copy of a petition to protest the dishonorable discharge of Mingo Saunders for an alleged racial incedent in Brownsville, TX.

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1926 Jan. 13

Redmond, S. D.

Letter from S. D. Redmond to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning Mississippi school data collected by Redmond for Du Bois' study of African American schools in the South and his expenses.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Feb. 13

Franklin, John Hope, 1915-2009

Letter from John Hope Franklin to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Offering some critical comments on Du Bois's "Color-Line in the United States, 1956" diagram, and describing the racial makeup of churches in Southern States.

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1905 Oct. 17

United States . Dept. of Agriculture . Bureau of Statistics

Letter from United States Dept. of Agriculture, Bureau of Statistics to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Requesting a statement on the social life of agricultural Negros in the South for the Department of Agriculture Yearbook, signed by George K. Holmes, Chief of Division. Du Bois notes for response that he will prepare the requested article.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Apr. 24

Wright, James C.

Letter from James C. Wright to the Crisis

Washington (D.C.) - Requesting, on behalf of his daughter, a graduate student of Sociology, information on "Negro Family Life in the South -- particularly in rural districts" available from issues of "The Crisis" or from other sources.

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1941 Mar. 31

Hubert, Giles Alfred, 1907-1977

Letter from Giles A. Hubert to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Regretting he cannot attend the impending Phylon Institute and briefly describing his own work in the field of the "social and economic conditions of the Negro farmer."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Dec. 5

Curti, Merle Eugene, 1897-

Letter from M. E. Curti to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning a book Curti is writing on "the social ideas of American educational leaders" and the influence of the Peabody and Slater Funds and General Education Board in shaping the direction of schools in the Southern United States. Written on the letterhead of the American Historical Association Investigation of the Social Studies in the Schools. Handwritten note at the ... more

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1921 July 19

United States . Bureau of the Census

Letter from United States Bureau of the Census to Madeline G. Allison

Washington (D.C.) - Enclosing a requested report of statistics for Negroes on farms in 16 Southern States. Signed by the Chief Statistician for Agriculture, addressed to M. G. Allison, Secretary for the Crisis magazine. Typewritten on stationery for the United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Division of Agriculture, Washington.

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1921 June 15

United States . Bureau of the Census

Preliminary announcement, Agriculture, Fourteenth census: 1920

Washington (D.C.) - Press summary from the United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, listings statistics for farms operated by Negroes and the value of such farms in the Southern States. Released for use on June 15, 1921. Enclosed in a letter to Madeline G. Allison, care of the Crisis magazine.

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