27 results found for: subject:"African Americans--Music"

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1933 Mar. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Howard Marris

Atlanta (Ga.) - Recommends sources to consult for writing history of African American concert and jubilee companies.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 23

Porter, O. D.

Letter from O. D. Porter to W. E. B. Du Bois

Bowling Green (Ky.) - Concerning a request for data on African Americans in music for a short lecture.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Nov. 3

Settlement Music School

Letter from Settlement Music School to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Concerning the psychology of African American approaches to music.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

The Negro in folk song in America

Notes on black folk songs.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Feb. 28

Marris, Howard

Letter from Howard Marris to W. E. B. Du Bois

Danville (Pa.) - Concerns work on a history of African American concert and jubilee companies. Seeks information on similar books, permission to quote.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 June 26

Settlement Music School

Letter from Settlement Music School to editor of The Crisis

Philadelphia (Pa.) - A request for information on the psychology of African American approaches to music.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Oct. 28

Brandt, Carl

Letter from Carl Brandt to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Expresses his wish to offer a monetary prize on behalf of The Crisis next year for "the best example of music for the negro race." Stipulates that the judge should be James Weldon Johnson. Typed on Brandt & Brandt stationery.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Jan. 16

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Thomas Richardson

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning that the third secretary of the Soviet Embassy in Washington wants to make a collection of recorded "Negro" music, and that he noticed that Richardson advertises some records by Paul Robeson.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Oct. 30

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Settlement Music School

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a request for information on the psychology of African American approaches to music.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Feb. 6

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to O. D. Porter

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Porter's request for data on African Americans in music for a short lecture.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers