28 results found for: subject:"African Americans--Housing"

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1934

Frank, Lawrence K. (Lawrence Kelso), 1890-1968

Housing and Welfare

Describing the neglected, important role of housing, outlining its aspects which have been neglected, remarking upon its industrialization, and postulating methods of responsible, affordable construction and residential facilities.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 May 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Commission on Interracial Cooperation

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to Will W. Alexander; commenting on Lawrence K. Frank's memo on housing (mums312-b069-i304) and offering a series of suggestions in light of it and the issues it introduces.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Oct. 15

Nail, John E.

Letter from John E. Nail to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking the chance to provide insight on an article on "the colored housing problem" to appear in the December or January "Crisis"; and noting that Du Bois's case will be heard later that day.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 July 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Norfolk Home Building and Loan Association

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Walter Smith; requesting that he furnish some facts and photos of the Association and its financial structure and status, for a forthcoming feature in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Nov. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Alexander Bing

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a meeting to discuss housing issues for African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Jan. 25

Alexander, Edith

Letter from Mrs. Charles Alexander to Augustus Granville Dill

Sharon Hill (Pa.) - Discussing a home that she owns and would like to offer as a place to stay for some "worthy Christian man and wife with not too many children." A postscript mentions a "white cracker family" that kept a girl enslaved.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Nov. 12

Bing, Alexander M.

Letter from Alexander M. Bing to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a meeting to discuss housing issues for African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1938 Apr. 21

Nance, Ethel Ray, 1899-1992

Letter from Ethel Ray Williams to W. E. B. Du Bois

Minneapolis (Minn.) - Requesting a copy of Du Bois's task reminder sheets and information on the new housing projects in Atlanta (Ga.)

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

Atlanta Mutual Building Loan and Savings Association

Atlanta's Negro Community

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing recent housing complexes built in the city's "Negro community"; outlining the Association's financing of said homes; and tabulating shareholder and investment growth and net assets, 1937-1940.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Nov. 21

Johnson, Campbell C.

Letter from Campbell C. Johnson to Rayford W. Logan

Washington (D.C.) - Concerns the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" and subject of housing. Written on letterhead of the Washington Committee on Housing.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers