81 results found for: name:"Rose, Ernestine"

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1922 Oct.

Rose, Ernestine, 1880-1961

Statement on library segregation

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 Apr. 23

Peixotto, Ernest, 1869-1940

Letter from Ernest Peixotto to Ernestine Rose

New York (N.Y.) - Copy of a letter explaining that the Fountainbleau School of Fine Arts will not be able to accept Augusta Savage on account of race.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 July 27

Rose, Ernestine

Letter from Ernestine Rose to New York Public Library (excerpt)

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the employment and respective professional titles of Catherine Latimer, Mrs. Porter, and Miss Johnson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Mar. 6

Rose, Ernestine

Letter from Ernestine Rose to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois' letter of introduction to Archibald J. Motley. Written on the letterhead of the New York Public Library.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Feb. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ernestine Rose

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a letter of introduction to Archibald J. Motley Jr. who wishes to meet young colored artists of New York.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

Rose, Ernestine

Letter from Ernestine Rose to New York Public Library (excerpt)

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

Rose, Ernestine

Letter from Ernestine Rose to New York Public Library (excerpt)

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."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Feb. 20

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

Letter from Walter White to Ernestine Rose

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

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

Rose, Ernestine

Letter from Ernestine Rose to New York Public Library (excerpt)

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 July 31

Rose, Ernestine, 1880-1961

Letter from Ernestine Rose to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Heartily appreciating his thoughtful editorial "The Tragedy of 'Jim Crow'" which she has just finished reading.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers