47 results found for: subject:"African Americans--Economic conditions--Research"

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1927 Nov. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Theodore R. Brown

New York (N.Y.) - Suggesting materials for Brown's inquiry into the economic situation of African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1908 June 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Alfred Holt Stone

Atlanta (Ga.) - Regarding printing the study on economic cooperation for the Carnegie Institute and the inclusion of local data.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921

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

The economic development of the American Negro

Fragments of a draft of an article concerning the economic development of African Americans with statistics of literacy rates, church membership, employment in agriculture and land ownership.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Oct. 5

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to the Maurice and Laura Falk Foundation

Atlanta (Ga.) - Explaining his interest in conducting a study on the economic conditions of "American Negroes," particularly as they were effected by the Depression, and asking the foundation for assistance.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Oct. 3

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

Forecast of a proposed scientific survey of the economic condition of the American negro

New York (N.Y.) - Proposes to undertake survey based at Atlanta University. Lays out plan for background research and conducting survey, including estimated budget.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1907 Aug. 5

Stone, Alfred Holt, 1870-1955

Letter from Alfred Holt Stone to W. E. B. Du Bois

Madison (Wis.) - Requesting a progress report on work being done for Carroll D. Wright. Secretarial note that Du Bois was abroad. Written on stationery of the Carnegie Institute in Washington.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 5

Brown, Theodore R.

Letter from Theodore R. Brown to Crisis

Indianapolis (Ind.) - Requesting statistics on the "economic progress of the American Negro" from the Crisis magazine staff. Signed by Theodore R. Brown, real estate agent.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Oct. 3

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

Additional memorandum to President Hope on the proposed scientific survey of the economic condition of the American negro

New York (N.Y.) - Describes potential benefits from knowledge gained and projects that may grow out of the survey, proposed to be undertaken at Atlanta University. Intention is to "guide peoples of Negro descent in the United States, the West Indies and Africa, in order that their full integration with modern civilization be made possible."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1908 May 20

Stone, Alfred Holt, 1870-1955

Letter from Alfred Holt Stone to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Regarding final payments and copies of a report on economic cooperation for Carroll D. Wright of the Department of Economics and Sociology of the Carnegie Institute.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1907 Jan. 21

Stone, Alfred Holt, 1870-1955

Letter from Alfred Holt Stone to W. E. B. Du Bois

Dunleith (Miss.) - Agreeing to a payment plan for the study of Negro American economic cooperation. Stone suggests the inclusion of a Southern group of free Negroes, potentially from Baltimore, Charleston and New Orleans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers