30 results found for: subject:"African Americans--Southern States"

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1929 Mar. 6

Ewing, Quincy

Letter from Quincy Ewing to W. E. B. Du Bois

Napoleonville (La.) - Regarding and enclosing an article written by Ewing entitled "The Truth About the Southern Negroes, A Word in Defence" and asking that Du Bois "read the article and advise me."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 July 23

Far Rockaway Jewish Center

Letter from Far Rockaway Jewish Center to W. E. B. Du Bois

Far Rockaway (N.Y.) - Signed Cecil B. Ruskay; inviting Du Bois to speak at the Center Forum and requesting that he reply with his terms and availability.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941 Feb. 21

Jones, David D.

Letter from David D. Jones to W. E. B. Du Bois

Greensboro (N.C.) - Explaining that the new professor, Frederick A. Jackson, would know the most on the topic of the "economic and social conditions of Negroes in the South." Written on Bennett College stationary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Oct. 20

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

Behold the land

Columbia (S.C.) - Address given by Du Bois at the closing session of the Southern Youth Legislature, discussing the south-based "future of American Negroes" and noting the region's "enormous opportunities for a new nation, a new Economy, a new culture."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


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

A bitter battle is shaping up [fragment]

New York (N.Y.) - On the "disregard for law in the Southern United States" and its treatment of black citizens.

James Aronson-W. E. B. Du Bois Collection

1932 Mar. 15

Schedule of lectures by W. E. B. Du Bois at Atlanta University

Southern States - Information about ten lectures including titles, dates, times, and locations. An overview describes the historical backdrop and general themes and approach.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Apr. 16

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

Statement on industry in the south

New York (N.Y.) - Concerns industry in the southern United States and its relationship to the social, economic, and political circumstances of African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen . Magazine

Brotherhood of locomotive firemen and enginemen

United States - List of officials in the brotherhood with some notes about various people in the list. Article describes the positive state of the brotherhood in the south. Reports on pay scale for railroad workers and percentage of white and black workers. Praises the railroads for dismissing black workers in favor of "far superior" white workers. Reports on bad working conditions with the Louisv... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Mar. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to John Haynes Holmes

Atlanta (Ga.) - Responding to a previous letter; explaining that he has talked to Ira De A. Reid, and he can recommend two people for Dora Maxwell's project. Also mentioning that the project could be conducted through Atlanta University so that they could try to fund some of the project.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Apr. 24

Wright, James C.

Letter from James C. Wright to the Crisis

Washington (D.C.) - Requesting, on behalf of his daughter, a graduate student of Sociology, information on "Negro Family Life in the South -- particularly in rural districts" available from issues of "The Crisis" or from other sources.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers