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1902 June 28

Haworth, Paul Leland, 1876-1936

Letter from Paul L. Haworth to W. E. B. Du Bois

Marquette (Mich.) - Requesting assistance with an article noted to be enclosed. Haworth, teacher of History at Michigan Northern State Normal school, notes his article, "Negro Disfranchisement in Louisiana" has been published in The Outlook, and is working on an article called "White Attitude towards Negro Education".

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1936 Jan. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anson Phelps Stokes

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing recent correspondence with Professor Stewart Mims and W. T. Couch and other prospective "Encyclopedia of the Negro" contributors, and reporting generally on the project's process.

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1927 Jan. 1

Letter from unidentified correspondent to Editor of the Crisis

Miami (Fla.) - Commending the publication; describing the "hatred and injustice" recently witnessed recently in Miami; and deeming the Federal Patronage Bill "a direct blow to the Negro of the South."

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1924 Aug. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to A. D. Philippse

Providing enrollment information for Howard University and Atlanta University.

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1930 Mar. 8

Long, Cedric

Letter from Cedric Long to W. C. Matney

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the current situation and developments of co-operative societies; recounting past troubles securing funds for promotional purposes and encouraging efforts there-towards; describing co-operative stores' chances of survival against chains; and asking for his advice or suggestions regarding raising funds "to promote organizing work among Negroes."

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1953 Oct. 17

Louisiana Weekly

Veteran's hospital here is moving toward integration

New Orleans (La.) - Article is pro-integration; explains that there is no segregation in the clinic, patients are treated in the order of which they arrived; copy of article produced by Southern Conference Educational Fund.

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1937 Feb. 23

Federal Writers' Project (N.Y.)

Letter from the Federal Writer's Project to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Beanne requests Du Bois assistance in compiling "an almanac or chronology of Negro history, using the facilities of the WPA".

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1926 Nov. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Thomas L. Dabney

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a survey of Du Bois' opinion of Black workers and trade unions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958 May 21

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

American Negroes, socialism and communism

Chicago (Ill.) - Looking back on fifty years of activism, Du Bois says that the central problem in the life of African Americans is poverty. However, his approach has changed from one of advocating expanded opportunities in business for African Americans to a broader view of the inherent problems in the economic system of the United States. The United States is alone in resisting th... more

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