Rose, Ernestine, 1880-1961
United States - Rose defends her position, advanced at the American Library Association annual meeting in Detroit, against "segregation in libraries by race or color". See also mums312-b020-i014, mums312-b022-i237, and mums312-b022-i240.
1931 July 27
New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the employment and respective professional titles of Catherine Latimer, Mrs. Porter, and Miss Johnson.
New York (N.Y.) - Four excerpts concerning the curatorship of the Arthur a. Schomburg collection; describing the professional credentials of librarians Mrs. Porter and Ernestine Rose; relaying related issues concerning discriminated hiring practices; and commenting dismissively on the career trajectories of other library employees.
New York (N.Y.) - Reproducing a quote from a letter from Franklin F. Hopper to Ernestine Rose, relayed via Arthur A. Schomburg, concerning "a certain person" and urging the recipient to come and see it "because in view of some things he says a copy not ought to be drifting around."
1930 Feb. 20
White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955
New York (N.Y.) - Withdrawing from a prior commitment to speak at the public library, in light of a recent incident concerning Regina Andrews, who was "denied, on account of color prejudice, opportunity for advancement at the New York Public Library" and whose case has been recently taken up by W. E. B. Du Bois: "I do not feel that I care to speak at the library until this situation is settled satisfact... more
New York (N.Y.) - Regarding a comment made by Ernestine Rose on the professional credentials of library staff members; and suggesting that professional scholarship and expertise on the part of chief library officers is preferable to dedicated library training.