20 results found for: subject:"African Americans--Employment--Statistics"

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1947 Oct. 27

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Letter from Hugh H. Smythe to United States Department on Labor

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining that he and W. E. B. Du Bois are working on a project concerning the "Negro" in American labor and would like material on the diversity of employment of "colored workers."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944

Fragment of report on Fair Employment practices

- Pages 95-96 of a report on racially unjust employment practices in the United States by region; assessing the inequalities in earnings evidenced in the "average hourly wages of Negroes and white workers in building trades"; and citing from Frank P. Graham's 1943 opinion in the case of Southport Petroleum Co. vs. Oil Workers' International Union.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1897 May 5

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to United States Bureau of Labor [fragment]

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Fragment of a letter to Carroll D. Wright of the U.S. Department of Labor, for an investigation of the industrial development of the Negro. Proposes two plans of study, one preferable and one feasible.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Aug.

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

Negro gainful workers in selected occupations for the Periods 1920 and 1940

New York (N.Y.) - Illustrating frequency and distribution of "Negro" employment in the fields of agriculture, domestic service, manufacturing, transportation, trade, professional and public service, and clerical work, for the years 1920 and 1940, based on U.S. census data, for use in W. E. B. Du Bois's "Negro in American History" course at the New School.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1897 May 5

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to United States Bureau of Labor

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Proposing two plans of study, one preferable and one feasible, to Carroll D. Wright of the U.S. Department of Labor, for an investigation of the industrial development of the Negro. Written on scrap paper from the University of Pennsylvania Investigation into the Condition of the Negroes of Philadelphia, Instructions for Family Schedule.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept.

Perry, Leslie

Government employment

New York (N.Y.) - Memorandum accompanying columns on the federal government's employment of "Negro workers"; summarizing pertinent statistics thereof for 1944 and 1945 (see mums312-b104-i487 for related clippings); and suggesting "some attention should be given to the racial policies of the Federal Government, the largest single employer in the United States."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Jan.

Anderson, Bessie Mossell

Letter from Bessie Mossell Anderson to Jessie Redmon Fauset

Chambersburg (Pa.) - Requesting statistics for African Americans in the fields of economics, education, and industry from the past ten years. Signed by Bessie Mosell Anderson, written on stationery from Page Anderson, "dressed Calves, lambs and poultry".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Sept.

Perry, Leslie

The Negro Federal Government Worker and FEPC Report

New York (N.Y.) - Clippings accompanying memorandum (mums312-b104-i486) by Leslie Perry on statistics, trends and imbalances in the federal government's employment of African Americans, published by Howard University and and the August/September 1946 issue of the NAACP Bulletin.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1906 Sept. 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to United States Bureau of Labor

Calhoun (Ala.) - Accounting to Commissioner Neill the work so far conducted by Du Bois for the Lowndes County study. Two young men will be joining the project, R. R. Wright and M. N. Work. Requests the census of farm workers. Written on stationery of the Calhoun Colored School, Alabama.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Apr. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. S. Gould

Atlanta (Ga.) - Asking for a copy of a study or report recently created on the employment of "Negroes" in Wilmington.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers