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1940 Jan. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing John Hope as "earnest and honest" and assuring "he would make the very best use of a scholarship given him."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Jan. 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Recommending a "Mr. Lawrence," and deeming him "a hard and intelligent worker."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934

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

Memorandum to the Board of Directors of the Oberlaender Trust

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing economic changes gone on in American industry and outlining their "severe" general effects on "American Negroes"; and proposing to conduct a six-month study "into the way in which popular education for youth and adults in Germany has been made to minister industrial organization and advance" and how such lessons might possibly be brought home.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Dec. 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Recommending Anita Thompson; describing her background and international travel and assuring that when last he knew her, "she was a brilliant and gifted young woman."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 July 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Rufus Lorem; regarding the $160 balance owed him for his services rendered at the recent conference in Chicago.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

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

A proposal to increase the friendship and sympathy between Germany and the United States and Germany and the World War

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing the past and current political and social climate in Germany and applying for an opportunity to visit the nation and "make a study on the spot of what can be now known of former German administration and of present conditions under the Mandates," hopefully constituting "the advancement of the Negro race... as opposed to its present economic exploitation."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Jan. 19

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Declining to recommend Mrs. Occomy "as I know nothing about her work or development during the last ten or more years."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Jan. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Letter of recommendation for Robert A. Thompson. Repeating what was said on a previous letter, Du Bois writes that "he is a good man but not a genius". Previous recommendation from 1938 is also included.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Jan. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Letter of recommendation for Robert A. Thompson. Du Bois writes that "he is an earnest man and a faithful worker and of good average intelligence".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 July 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Julius Rosenwald Fund

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Rufus Lorem; thanking him for the hospitality extended him during his recent Chicago trip.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers