Gallery view

1930 Aug. 11

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - In response to White's inquiry into "colored appointees" in major cities (see mums312-b055-i263), regretting "I have no data" on the subject but making reference nonetheless to "outstanding cases in Chicago, Cleveland and New York."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Jan. 31

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

Memorandum to Dr. J. E. Shepard and the Committee in Charge of the Durham Fact-Finding Conference

New York (N.Y.) - Enumerating various subjects to be addressed in the Durham Fact-Finding Conference, namely hospitals; funding and segregation in public schools; coordinated means of manufacture and distribution among "Negro farmers" and their cooperation with credit agencies, insurance, and social services; voting habits and disfranchisement; the expenditures of "the Negro chur... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Oct. 7

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting, on behalf of Cloyd L. Boykins, Director of Boykin's School of Art, "some biographical data on Edwin A. Harleston."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Aug. 11

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mary White Ovington

New York (N.Y.) - In response to White's inquiry into "colored appointees" in major cities (see mums312-b055-i263), regretting "I have no data" on the subject but making reference nonetheless to "outstanding cases in Chicago, Cleveland and New York."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 15

National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement

Preliminary Outline of Plan for Inquiry into Economic Factors in the Life of the Individual and the Community as Related to Law Observance

New York (N.Y.) - Written by Mary van Kleeck, and Emma A. Winslow, Consultants; describing the purpose and scope of a proposed study "of problems of law observance and enforcement" and outlining the related procedure, fields of inquiry, and time schedule.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Nov. 24

Bagnall, Robert W.

Memorandum from Robert Bagnall to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting data on behalf of the News-Leader of Richmond, Va., on "how many colored people in the United States" hold higher education degrees.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956

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

Press Service Memo

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning anniversaries in 1957 that affect the black man with American history.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept.

Perry, Leslie

Government employment

New York (N.Y.) - Memorandum accompanying columns on the federal government's employment of "Negro workers"; summarizing pertinent statistics thereof for 1944 and 1945 (see mums312-b104-i487 for related clippings); and suggesting "some attention should be given to the racial policies of the Federal Government, the largest single employer in the United States."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 July 31

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Memorandum from Walter White to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting, for the second time, and on behalf of Mayor Porter of Los Angeles, information regarding "colored appointees at the hands of Mayors of large cities."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Oct.

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

Preliminary Memorandum on a Study of Negro College Graduates

New York (N.Y.) - Outlining the purposes, subjects, and methodologies of his proposed study on the "college-bred American Negro."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers