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1938 Apr. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ethel Ray Williams

Atlanta (Ga.) - Responding to previous letters, Du Bois thanks Williams for literature on cooperation and provides memoranda on the housing projects in Atlanta (Ga.) Addressed to "Marielle."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1912 Nov. 2

Sage Foundation Homes Company

Letter from Sage Foundation Homes Company to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Copy of letter concerning their refusal to sell a home lot to Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Aug. 14

Bent, William I.

Letter from William I. Bent to W. E. B. Du Bois

Providence (R.I.) - Concerning employment and living conditions for Blacks in New York City and surrounding suburbs. Inquires about local Young Men's Christian Associations (Y.M.C.A.).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1981 Apr. 22

McCormack, Mark H.

Memorandum from Mark H. McCormack to Sally Anne Egan

McCormack asks Sally Anne Egan to respond to a letter concerning British Open Housing and suggests that could look at the house or drive by it during the Newsweek outing in June, or when he is on his family holiday in the summer. Enclosure not with letter.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1939 Mar. 16

United States Housing Authority

Letter from United States Housing Authority to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Robert C. Weaver, Special Assistant; enclosing a recent bulletin on "Site Selection," describing the Housing Authority's policies and procedures, and calling his attention to the section on "Racial Consideration."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Halpern, Joel Martin

Refugee shacks in Hong Kong

China - A hillside is dotted with terraces and refugee shacks. Below, toward the harbor, modern apartment houses and other buildings crowd together. Across the bay is another town and mountains.

Joel M. Halpern Papers


Frank, Lawrence K. (Lawrence Kelso), 1890-1968

Housing and Welfare

Describing the neglected, important role of housing, outlining its aspects which have been neglected, remarking upon its industrialization, and postulating methods of responsible, affordable construction and residential facilities.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 May

United States Housing Authority

United States Housing Authority present and future projects

Washington (D.C.) - Listing the cities of the Administration's "projects for Negro occupancy" currently under construction, or contract, and noting the earmarking of further funds for "95 other projects in 86 cities."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Garside, Kenneth G.

Preparing to burn Sam's house, Duxbury Cranberry Company Fire fighters climbing a ladder to the second floor

Duxbury (Mass.) - From a series of images of the Duxbury Cranberry Company operations.

Kenneth G. Garside Papers