13 results found for: subject:"African Americans--Study and teaching"

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1902 Oct. 23

Evans, Lawton B. (Lawton Bryan), 1862-1934

Letter from Lawton B. Evans to W. E. B. Du Bois

Augusta (Ga.) - Evans writes as secretary of a committee for the Georgia School Commissioners Association, regarding a survey of colored teachers and their level of education in the Georgia counties. On stationery of the Board of Education Office of Augusta, Georgia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Nov. 20

Humphrey, Willette

Letter from Willette Humphrey to Atlanta University

Memphis (Tenn.) - Humphrey asks for information on research conducted on the "Negro's Contribution to the Field of Sociology."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1909 Dec. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Ruth A. Fisher

Atlanta (Ga.) - Du Bois writes to advise Fisher on options for a study on rural churches, schools and farms. Notes he is sending a copy of Atlanta University publication No. 13. Due to content and time location of Atlanta, Ga. is inferred.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1908 Feb. 14

Wood, Charles Winter

Letter from Charles Winter Wood to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tuskeegee (Ala.) - Asking where a copy of Du Bois's magazine published story "A Negro School Master of the Old South" can be found. Stationary of The Academic Department, Tuskegee Institute, indicates that Wood is the Librarian of the Carnegie Library.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr.

Hikida, Yasuichi

The Negro through Oriental eyes

Bedford Hills (N.Y.) - Table of contents and preface from typescript of Hikida's book on African Americans, written from an Asian perspective and intended for an Asian audience.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 Jan. 29

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to C. Janet Clark

Atlanta (Ga.) - Explaining his 1942 courses on "Race and Culture Problems of the Modern World."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 24

Hikida, Yasuichi

Letter from Y. Hikida to W. E. B. Du Bois

Bedford Hills (N.Y.) - Concerns Dr. Kagawa, impressions of him, his ideas, work, travel, and activities particularly in Hawaii and the United States. Also expresses hope of creating a permanent "Information Research Center of Negro Race and Culture" in Tokyo. Recommends book by Chaman Lal.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Dec. 10

Atlanta University

Letter from Atlanta University to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Signed John Hope; in response to Du Bois' query for comments on his ten lectures (expressed in mums312-b057-i330), attempting to arrange plans to meet in New York to discuss the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 July 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Delilah L. Beasley

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking her for enclosing (in mums312-b057-i371) a list of recent "colored graduates"; relaying the success of the N.A.A.C.P. Conference in Pittsburgh, "although it was frightfully hot"; and pledging to take up "this school question" -- regarding the issue of segregation, as described in mums312-b057-i368) with the Board later that afternoon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1908 Mar. 5

McClellan, George Marion, 1860-1934

Letter from G.M. McClellan to W. E. B. Du Bois

Louisville (Ky.) - Circular letter asking for support in the English curriculum of McClellan's proposed three part sketch book supplementary to the study of English. The third part is planned for the descriptions of individuals and achievements of the negro race. By example, McClellan describes the lack of such teachings in schools.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers