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1930 Feb. 26

New York Public Library

Letter from the New York Public Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Franklin F. Hopper, Chief of Circulation Department; responding to earlier correspondence regarding discrimination at the Library (see mums312-b055-i475); regretting that Du Bois contacted the Civil Service Commission "before talking with me again" and hoping to "clear up the matter"; correcting several errors in Du Bois' inferences as regards institutionalized dis... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Mar. 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the New York Public Library

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Franklin F. Hopper, Chief of the Circulation Department; regretting being unable to meet with him and other Library personnel on March 22; clarifying the scope and purpose of his charges of institutionalized discrimination at the Library, asserted in earlier correspondence (mums312-b055-i474); comparing the situations of the New York and Chicago Public Libr... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Mar. 4

New York Public Library

Letter from the New York Public Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Franklin F. Hopper, Chief of Circulation Department; thanking him for his letter of March 1 and hoping that he can join himself, "Miss Rose, and Ms. Andrews... to talk things over."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Feb. 26

New York Public Library

Letter from the New York Public Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Franklin F. Hopper, Chief of Circulation Department; enclosing his formal reply to earlier correspondence regarding discrimination at the Library (see mums312-b055-i475); and suggesting that Du Bois meet with himself, Ernestine Rose and Mrs. Andrews, other library personnel, "to talk over the whole situation."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Feb. 26

New York Public Library

Letter from the New York Public Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Franklin F. Hopper, Chief of Circulation Department; in response to earlier correspondence regarding discrimination at the Library (see mums312-b055-i475), clarifying the matter of Mrs. Lattimer's employment and charges at the Library, and closing, "there are now seven young colored women on the staff and we need more..."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Jan. 21

New York Public Library

Letter from New York Public Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Franklin F. Hopper; acknowledging receipt of the recently sent interview memorandum (mums312-b063-i292); describing the Library's (semi-resultant) plans to hire new staff in the fall; remarking on the prospects of a certain "fine colored woman" currently employed at Howard University; and seeking Du Bois's recommendation of other qualified candidates.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Jan. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to New York Public Library

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Franklin F. Hopper; pledging to help locate a suitable candidate for an opening in the Library staff; relaying that the librarian rejected by Ernestine Rose is having "great success in Atlanta," as substantiated by Mae C. Hawes, in her letter (see mums312-b061-i352); and regretting that "some of Mr. Schomburg's friends have gone to the Negro press with the situation."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Feb. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the New York Public Library

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Franklin F. Hopper, Chief of the Circulation Department; regretting that in the two year interval since their last interview "practically nothing has been done... relative to colored library assistants in general and Mrs. Regina Andrews in particular"; being compelled, in the face of his "lack of action," "to appeal to the city authorities," and effectively... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Feb. 26

New York Public Library

Letter from the New York Public Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Franklin F. Hopper, Chief of Circulation Department; in response to earlier correspondence regarding discrimination at the Library (see mums312-b055-i475), clarifying the matter of Mrs. Lattimer's employment and charges at the Library, and closing, "there are now seven young colored women on the staff and we need more..."

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