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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

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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

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

1931 Feb. 2

Malvan, Irene C.

Memorandum from Irene Malvan to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning discrepancies between 1930 lynching statistics collected by the NAACP and Tuskgegee Institute.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 May 12

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to John P. Whittaker and Rufus Clement

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerning graduation requirements for Marie Freeman and the issue of last minute notifications of student graduation shortfalls.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Sept. 21

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to N.A.A.C.P.

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Miss Burton; requesting that, as she waits for him at the office, she "begin a history of the Negro soldiers in the Civil War," and listing two facts she ought to determine in connection therewith.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept. 19

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing and describing a memo from Frank Williams on the "current wave of lynching" and his own letter to Paul Robeson on why he could not participate more actively in anti-lynching legislation, so that he, Du Bois, has "a background of the facts"; complaining that overbearing and exhaustive attention on Du Bois's United Nations-related-efforts are to blame, as they h... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to President Hope on affiliations with labor unions

Atlanta (Ga.) - Calling for "honest dealing on the part of organized labor with black labor"; referring specifically to the case and desert of Architect Paul Williams; and suggesting the draft of how "the answer, as it seems to me, should read."

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