67 results found for: subject:"Discrimination in employment --United States"

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1947

Department of State request for personnel action

United States - Used as "exhibit C," a copy of a form used for personnel actions, with the word "race" circled.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Aug. 10

Longshoreman's Aid Society

Letter from Longshoremen's Aid Society to Hon. William O'Dwyer

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Signed Hattie Brisbane, President, and Lydia Bailey, Secretary; demanding "councilmanic action and immediate public hearings" on discriminatory hiring practices at New York City piers and urging him to "associate yourself with this appeal."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1943 Apr. 16

Fagan, Ann

Letter from Ann Fagan to W. E. B. Du Bois

Ann Arbor (Mich.) - Complaining that there are "at present no Negroes" on the faculty of the University of Michigan and inquiring what there is to be done about it: "I am no aged strategist in such matters."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Aug. 10

Longshoreman's Aid Society

Evidences of discriminatory hiring practices on New York City piers

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Detailing the nature and operation of the discriminatory hiring practices at the piers and outlining the origins and effects of the situation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947

Names of agencies having clerical vacancies for Whites but not for Negroes

United States - Used as "exhibit A," providing the names of agencies that employ discrimination in their hiring processes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Aug. 17

Postcard from unidentified correspondent to Longshoremen's Aid Society

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Addressed to Mrs. Hattie Brisbane, President; pledging recipients' support of the Society's protest against and demand for public hearings on "discriminatory hiring on the piers of the City of New York."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Sept. 27

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - Returning correspondence from a Miss Hutson concerning Manhattan railroad employment practices, and suggesting that President William Gibbs McAdoo "made a fairly good record, so far as Negroes are concerned."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Sept. 27

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to Walter White

New York (N.Y.) - Returning correspondence from a Miss Hutson concerning Manhattan railroad employment practices, and suggesting that President William Gibbs McAdoo "made a fairly good record, so far as Negroes are concerned."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1943 Jan. 14

Pittsburg Courier Publishing Co.

Telegram from Pittsburgh Courier to W. E. B. Du Bois

Pittsburgh (Pa.) - Asking him to write one-hundred words on the killing of the "Fair Employment Practises Committee" probe into job discrimination of common carriers.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Sept.

Dene, Harold R.

Untitled manuscript

United States - Reflecting on the obstacles faced by a "Negro engineer" in finding an engineering job due to of prejudice.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers