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1933 July 2

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

NAACP resolution adopted by the 24th. annual conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Chicago (Ill.) - Resolution entitled "The Negro's Economic Status" listing a series of demands to ensure racial justice, adopted at the NAACP Annual Conference in Chicago: calling for a limit on profits of private business; the appointment of "qualified Negroes" to the Labor Advisory Board; the independence of the Industrial Recovery and Public Works Act from the American Federation of ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 July

Resolutions of the Twenty-First Annual Conference of the N.A.A.C.P.

New York (N.Y.) - Regarding the deeply felt impact of the Depression on the "American Negro..and the grandchildren of slaves" and calling for direct action in response thereto; recounting some triumphs of the Association and remarking on the current state of lynching, segregation, and other manifestations of racial discrimination; describing current conditions in Haiti, and briefly descr... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 July

Crisis (Firm)

Crisis vol. 55, no. 7

New York (N.Y.) - Includes editorials on Leroy Hutson's defense of his home in Wall Township, NJ, the election of Oliver W. Hill in Richmond, VA, recent elections in South Africa; articles on "The Plight of the American Indians", a profile of Earle Hyman, the "Accra Riots", race prejudice in China, NAACP branch news, and book reviews.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Mar. 8

National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement

Memorandum from the National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement to Persons Interested in Problems of Law Observance and Enforcement Affecting Negroes in the United States

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Mary van Kleeck, Consultant in Economic Inquiry; regarding the prospect of conducting a "special study... of economic and occupational factors in law observance by Negroes," very briefly describing said study, and seeking possible suggestions on its suitability and structure.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 15

National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement

Preliminary Outline of Plan for Inquiry into Economic Factors in the Life of the Individual and the Community as Related to Law Observance

New York (N.Y.) - Written by Mary van Kleeck, and Emma A. Winslow, Consultants; describing the purpose and scope of a proposed study "of problems of law observance and enforcement" and outlining the related procedure, fields of inquiry, and time schedule.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Apr. 27

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Walter D. McClane

New York (N.Y.) - Describing his whole-hearted agreement with him as to "the importance of the economic side of Negro life"; assuring him that the N.A.A.C.P. is privy thereto as well, and noting some of its new initiatives developed to such an effect.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Mar. 10

National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement

Letter from the National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Mary van Kleeck, Consultant in Economic Inquiry; requesting White's "careful attention" to the attached memo (mums312-b055-i187) describing a prospective study on law enforcement and observance "by Negroes."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Dec. 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mrs. E. R. Mathews

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing the reasons for his resignation from the NAACP and "The Crisis" editorship; commenting on the "widespread" effect of the Depression "upon the American Negro"; and regretting the lack of strong literary output that year, as a result, the only remarkable contribution being "possibly, Sterling Brown's little volume."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 June 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to President of Liberia

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to President C. D. King; commissioning from him a short article on his country, for feature in a forthcoming number of the "Crisis," and suggesting a series topics he might choose to treat therein.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Nov. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anna M. Graves

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns League of Nations meeting, of which he has no news. Expresses different view of Dorothy Detzer from that of Graves. Also concerns role of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), his own break with the organization, and George Schuyler's influence and writings on Liberia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers