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1931 Sept. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to R. H. Thomas

New York (N.Y.) - Does not have information about how much African Americans spend on cosmetics but speculates that the numbers do not differ proportionately from what white people spend.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1977

Henry, Diana Mara

Selling commemorative tee shirts

Albany (N.Y.) - A tee shirt vendor leans on piles of commemorative tee shirts at the Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York State Women's Meeting. Sign reads: "Thank you for your courage, your patience, your strength! You're beautiful, sisters!"

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1931 Sept. 15

Thomas, R. H.

Letter from R. H. Thomas to W. E. B. Du Bois

Oakland (Calif.) - Seeks estimate of what African Americans spend annually on cosmetics, e.g. "skin whiteners, hair straighteners, etc."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920

Unidentified woman in garden beside house

Full-length portrait of unidentified young African American woman standing in garden beside house smelling flower.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 July 11

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Miss Ruth Anna Fisher

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a proposal for popular lecture courses to African American girls and young women at the Harlem Center.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 May 3

Fulten, David B.

Letter from David B. Fulten to editor of The Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning recent article in the "New York World" discussing the plight of African American Women.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Aug. 10

Marteena, Constance H.

Checklist of Afro-American Women Who Made Significant Achievements prior to the Twentieth Century

Chicago (Ill.) - Listing the names, dates, and "brief descriptive information" on about 100 notable African American women.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Mar. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Fannie L. Turner

New York (N.Y.) - Providing suggestions for researching the achievements of black women.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

Louise Stokes

Half-length portrait in three quarter profile of young woman seated holding a track meet trophy.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1902 Aug. 18

W. E. B. Du Bois Club

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois Club to W. E. B. Du Bois

Detroit (Mich.) - Pauline Smith, corresponding secretary of the W. E. B. Du Bois club, writes to Du Bois in Ann Arbor, Michigan to thank him for the upcoming address he will give to the Association of Colored Women's Club. Smith sends a copy of the club's 1902-1903 yearbook and asks for suggestions for their writer's study.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers