53 results found for: subject:"African American banks"

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1925 Mar. 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to W. R Stewart

New York (N.Y.) - Reiterating the offer to send 100 "Crisis" subscriptions for $100 and requesting that he reply as soon as he can, furnishing also photos of his office at the First National Bank Building in Youngstown, Ohio.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Dec. 31

United States . Dept. of Commerce

Press release

Washington (D.C.) - Reporting the amounts deposited, generated, invested, and loaned by U.S. banks "operated by Negroes" throughout 1939 and 1940. See mums312-b161-i396 for additional visual aid, and i397 for 1941 update.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Nov. 22

Pace, Harry, 1884-1943

Letter from Harry Pace to W. E. B. Du Bois

Newark (N.J.) - Per his request (mums312-b174-i042), enclosing an article on "The Business of Banking Among Negroes" for feature in the columns of the "Crisis" and relaying his progress on a further article on manufacturing.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 May 17

Independent Order of St. Luke

Letter from Independent Order of St. Luke to W. E. B. Du Bois

Richmond (Va.) - Signed Maggie L. Walker, Secretary-Treasurer; per his query (mums312-b174-i236), gladly agreeing to cooperate with him and other African American banking institutions to help fund the "Crisis"'s literary awards.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 Aug. 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William H. Roach

Responding to William H. Roach, President of the Sarco Realty & Holding Company, declining an invitation to a meeting planning the Harlem State Bank due to not receiving enough prior notice of said meeting. Typewritten on the reverse of stationery for the Brownies' Book.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 May 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Saint Luke's Penny Savings Bank

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Maggie Walker; gauging her institution's interest in helping to fund the "Crisis"'s literary contest, and describing other "Negro banks'" cooperation thus far therein.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Apr. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Edgar H. Webster

New York (N.Y.) - In answer to his query regarding support for "Negro banks in Harlem," reporting the successes of the Dunbar and Chelsea Banks, and asserting that "always banks must depend upon their banking connections, and in the case of colored banks the connections must largely be white."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Sept. 29

United States . Dept. of Commerce

Press release

Washington (D.C.) - Summarizing the volume of transactions effected by U.S. banks "operated by Negroes" throughout the first 9 months of 1941. See mums312-b161-i395 and i396 for similar info on the previous year.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 June 12

Binga State Bank

Letter from Binga State Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Signed Jesse Binga, President; noting that a "Crisis" article on banking "from an educational standpoint" would be right up their alley; and reaffirming the institution's "hearty support" of the magazine.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 May 13

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Solvent Savings Bank

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to President T. H. Hayes; gauging his institution's interest in participating in a joint funding project to finance the "Crisis" literary awards.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers