Gallery view

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

1919

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Memorandum on the Smith-Towner Bill (HR 7)

United States - Additional copy of a memo regarding the Smith-Towner Bill (HR 7) which would establish the Department of Education being considered by Congress. The memo specifically deals with illiteracy.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 July

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

Memorandum on The General Education Board Annual Report

New York (N.Y.) - Criticizing the General Education Board 1928-1929 Annual Report for its "small, contradictory" work in Negro education; for the "bitter pill" of its changes to policy; for its improper allocation of funds and the "enormous discrepancy" thereby reflected; enumerating "mistakes in attitude and personnel," and indexing "all appropriations for Negro institutions from 1902 t... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Memorandum on the Sterling-Towner Bill (HR 7)

United States - Regarding the Smith-Towner Bill (HR 7) which would establish the Department of Education being considered by Congress. The memo specifically deals with illiteracy. Referred to as the Sterling-Towner bill in the title of the memo.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924

Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938

Memorandum from James Weldon Johnson

United States - Concerning suggestions for the Sterling-Reed Education Bill, which would establish a Department of Education that would have the power to sanction funds if discrimination practices continued.

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

1933 Jan. 24

Wilson, Daisy

Memorandum from Daisy Wilson to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - Concerns information about funding appropriations for education for whites and blacks in the United States south. Provides references to resources.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Jan. 15

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to James W Johnson

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning an appeal to the Garland Fund to fund a study of Black common schools.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Feb. 15

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to James Weldon Johnson

New York (N.Y.) - Noting the status of the American Fund for Public Service's "survey of the Negro public schools of certain Southern states."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Mar. 28

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to James Weldon Johnson

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing copies of recent correspondence with the American Fund for Public Service, and requesting that he furnish a supplemental answer thereto.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers