130 results found for: subject:"African Americans and libraries"

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1906 Apr. 17

Louisville Free Public Library

Letter from Louisville Free Public Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

Louisville (Ky.) - Regarding an article in the Courier Journal, being sent to Du Bois under separate cover, on the Louisville Library for colored people. Requests an expression of opinion from Du Bois on the subject. Signed Wm. F. Yust.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1906 Apr. 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Lousiville Free Public Library

Atlanta (Ga.) - Response to Wm. F. Yust regarding newspaper article on Louisville library for colored people. Du Bois would prefer a library open to all citizens regardless of color but is glad to see that Louisville is providing library facilities for her colored citizens.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922

Library discrimination

New York (N.Y.) - Details discrimination of African American workers at the New York Public Library. Gladys MacDonald, Myra Logan and Lucile Spence are mentioned.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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. 7

Lewis, Morris

Letter from Morris Lewis to Robert W. Bagnall

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning a round table discussion at the 1923 American Library Association on segregation and libraries.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 Apr. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Morris Lewis

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a round table discussion at the 1923 American Library Association on segregation and libraries.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Apr. 30

Durham (N.C.) . Public Library

Letter from Durham Library to Crisis

Durham (N.C.) - Signed Hattie B. Wooten, Librarian; addressed to A. G. Dill; reminding him of a report on the Library she submitted earlier for publication; wondering if the photos thereafter requested were properly received; and inquiring into the status of the mention thereof, noting, "I can't see why you should look over my report."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 May 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Durham Library

New York (N.Y.) - Per her query to A. G. Dill (mums312-b168-i231), confirming the receipt of the photos she sent of the Library and pledging to inform her when the institution is mentioned in a forthcoming edition of the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 May 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mildred Raymond

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to her at the Chicago Public Library; requesting that she furnish a portrait of herself, for an upcoming "Crisis" feature on "colored assistants" at that institution.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 7

Massachusetts . Division of Public Libraries

Letter from Massachusetts Division of Public Libraries to W. E. B. Du Bois

Boston (Mass.) - Concerning a request for statistics on public library assistance in education to to illiterate African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers