Gallery view

1925 Nov. 11

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Dr. Braun

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a congress of Communists in Chicago, recognition of Russia by the United States and organizing a Friends of Russia group in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Oct. 5

Dunbar News

Confidential Memorandum for Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce; regarding the non-capitalization of the word "negro" in The Atlantic Monthly, to which he "entered vigorous protest" through a letter to the editor; enclosing the correspondence received in response from Ellery Sedgwick, and thanking Du Bois in advance for whatever "information, courtesy or kindness you may see your way clear to extend me i... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1979 Aug. 1

Chilcote, Judy A.

Memorandum from Judy A. Chilcote to Hans Kramer

United States - Notes regarding a seminar on writing personnel policy manuals. Chilcote summarizes the reasons for maintaining a robust personnel policy manual and outlines what a good manual should contain. In addition, Chilcote comments on the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974(ERISA), and suggests implementing a separation policy. Several suggestions are made for improving the current manuals.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1948 Dec. 14

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Memo from Hugh H. Smythe to Henry Lee Moon

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining a message he received from the Urban League, concerning a joke book and a news clipping about the film, "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," with the caption "See how to defeat the Civil Rights bill."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Jan. 2

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Spingarn Medal Award Committee

United States - Concerns support for awarding the Spingarn Medal to Dr. Joseph Henry Ward of Tuskegee.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Mar.

Washington Terminal Company

Memorandum from Washington Terminal Company to parcel porters

Washington (D.C.) - Signed W. M. Marks, Station Manager; instructing porters that they can "under no conditions" bring "colored passengers to the dining room at this Station."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to American Fund for Public Service

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning funding for a study of common school education differences amongst white and black schools in the South.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Oct. 6

Peace Information Center

Memorandum from Peace Information Center to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Arthur D. Kahn; forwarding a recent letter from Walter Orr Roberts rejecting the Center's World Peace Appeal, and suggesting that W. E. B. Du Bois formulate a response thereto.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Aug. 10

Longshoreman's Aid Society

Evidences of discriminatory hiring practices on New York City piers

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Detailing the nature and operation of the discriminatory hiring practices at the piers and outlining the origins and effects of the situation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Dec. 28

Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)

Memo on the case of James Zarichney

New York (N.Y.) - Outlining the cause and current status of James Zarichney's expulsion from Michigan State College.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers