19 results found for: subject:"African Americans--Finance"

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1921 May

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to New York State Banking Department

New York (N.Y.) - Handwritten draft of a letter concerning the founding of an African American owned bank in Harlem

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921

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

A proposed plan for a Negro finance corporation

Concerning an African American owned finance corporation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 May 24

New York (State) . Banking Dept.

Letter from New York State Banking Department to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the founding of an African American owned bank in Harlem

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930

McShine, A. H.

Letter from A. H. McShine to W. E. B. Du Bois

London (England) - Requesting, in light of Du Bois' "magnanimity," that he assist him in securing employment at "a reputable Banking Firm on your side of the world"; describing his interest in finance, Trinidadian background, academic preparation, and social status.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921

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

A proposed plan for a Negro finance corporation

Draft of a plan concerning an African American owned finance corporation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Oct. 20

Dunbar National Bank (New York, N.Y.)

Letter from Dunbar National Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce; acknowledging his recent note on his inability to patronize the Bank (mums312-b178-i608); but still brainstorming ways that he can negotiate his personal and business banking so as to support both the Dunbar and the Corn Exchange bank.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Sept. 20

Dunbar National Bank (New York, N.Y.)

Memorandum from Dunbar National Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce; enclosing some photos of the Bank's interior, for use in a forthcoming "Crisis" feature thereon, and pledging to get portraits of the colored staff members thereof, if desired.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Sept. 5

Heydt, Charles O.

Letter from Charles O. Heydt to James H. Hubert

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing the experimental nature of the Dunbar National Bank and speculating on its development and performance; noting that its Board is "very sympathetic with the aims of the Negro"; and noting that while the venture might not be all that lucrative, "the Negro will be assured that his own interests are constantly in our minds."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Sept. 16

Moton, Robert Russa, 1867-1940

Telegram from R. R. Moton to Roscoe Conkling Bruce

New York (N.Y.) - Regretting he will not be present at the opening of the Dunbar National Bank; rejoicing in its marking of "a new epoch in the progress and history of the Negro race"; and commending Rockefeller in his "giving the Negro a chance to work out his economic problem ... a lesson that millions of our people as well as others need to learn."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Oct. 18

Dunbar National Bank (New York, N.Y.)

Letter from Dunbar National Bank to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Roscoe Conkling Bruce; describing the foundations, origins, goals, administration, corporate structure, and financial policies of the bank, for feature in a forthcoming "Crisis" article thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers