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

1936 Feb. 26

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to United States Federal Emergency Relief Administration

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Tage Palm; asking a series of questions regarding "co-operative efforts among colored people."

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

1936 Feb. 26

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to United States Federal Emergency Relief Administration

Atlanta (Ga.) - Original copy of mums312-b080-i385, bearing in pencil what are presumably Palm's answers to the three questions therein posed.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926

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

An answer to the memorandum on the bettering of the position of the colored people in America

New York (N.Y.) - Exposing and describing a series of 9 truths on the socially disadvantaged, politically disenfranchised, economically downtrodden, and culturally unappreciated state of African Americans, and analyzing their unflagging struggle to survive.

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

1934 Oct. 24

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

Proposal: The Negro Population of the United States -- A Study in the Contemporary Culture of the American Negro

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing the study's preliminary goals and purported background; outlining the project and detailing its procedural components; describing its approaches, data sources, methods of inquiry, chronological protocol and procedures; and attaching appendices on the study's specific modes and subjects of inquiry, financial requirements, and methods of evaluation.

W. E. B. Du Bois 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

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