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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

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

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