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1941 Feb. 13

United States . Office of Education

Letter from United States Office of Education to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Ambrose Caliver, Senior Specialist in the Education of Negroes; inviting him to serve on the advisory committee for a prospective "series of dramatized radio broadcasts on the participation of Negroes in American life."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Oct. 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to The Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Choral Society

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning books on African American folk songs.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Mar. 6

Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976

Letter from Mordecai W. Johnson to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Thanking him for sending "a digest of 'Opinion on An Encyclopedia of the Negro'" and deeming it "sufficient for my purpose."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Dec. 21

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

Report to the Ghana Academy of Sciences

Africa - Typed draft with corrections of a speech concerning Du Bois' views on Africa, African history, Pan-African Congresses, and the creation of an African Encyclopaedia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 July 10

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

Dr. Du Bois on Negro America

United States - Typed draft of an article published in the New York Sunday Compass. This article reports on the current state of racial inequality in the United States. Topics include the disenfranchisement of African Americans in the South, income inequality, segregation in education, the complacency of Christian churches in racial discrimination, and segregation in public accommodation and civil r... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 June 20

Stokes, Anson Phelps, 1874-1958

Letter from Anson Phelps Stokes to Hallie E. Queen

Washington (D.C.) - Thanking her for her offer to help gather materials for the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" and duly forwarding her letter to W. E. B. Du Bois's office, such that "his assistant may suggest some work that you could usefully do... for the project."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Nov. 2

Bruneau, Fernande

Letter from Fernande Bruneau to W. E. B. Du Bois

Loir-et-Cher (France) - Responding to a lecture given by Du Bois on his book, "Souls of Black Folk," lauding the work of Du Bois, and describing her opinions on the race problem in France, specifically mentioning the work of Raphael Perie and correspondence with Booker T. Washington and his wife. Bruneau encloses her translation of an article by Alfred Guignard.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

1930 Aug. 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Hiram Thirkfield

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking him for his recent letter (mums312-b187-i403) and commenting on its content regarding "the attitude of young colored men .... to the ministry." See mums312-b187-i404 for alternate phrasing.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers