129 results found for: subject:"Discrimination--United States"

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1934

A little play

United States - About two characters talking about the treatment of people based on color. Clipped from The Crisis.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Oct. 18

American Red Cross . National Headquarters

Letter from American Red Cross National Headquarters to NAACP

Washington (D.C.) - Willoughby G. Walling, Director of Division Administration, responds to Walter F. White, Assistant Secretary for the NAACP, regarding the issue of discrimination at a Red Cross canteen in Idaho. Encloses report from the Public Safety Committee of Bannock County Council of Defense, Pocatello, Idaho. Typewritten on American Red Cross stationery.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1897

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

A program for a sociological society

Atlanta (Ga.) - Typed version of speech given at Atlanta University to the First Sociological Club, which Du Bois was a member. Speech, in six parts, defines what Sociology is, what the field has accomplished, how it does its research, how that work can be better utilized, what the club has accomplished and what they can do better in relation to making the lives of African Americans better.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1907 Dec. 6

Cuney-Hare, Maud, 1874-1936

Letter from Maud Cuney-Hare to W. E. B. Du Bois

Jamaica Plain (Boston, Mass.) - Commenting on the experiences of a lawsuit and thanking Du Bois for his support.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905

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

Suffrage

United States - Hand-written draft fragment discussing race and gender discrimination in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Summary of discrimination cases [fragment]

New York (N.Y.) - Summary of legal cases dealing with discrimination including the cases of Dean Miller, George Williams, Anderson Fisher, cases at theaters, restaurants and schools or universities. Collection includes pages numbered five and six.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1897

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

A program for a sociological society

Atlanta (Ga.) - Handwritten draft of speech given at Atlanta University to the First Sociological Club, which Du Bois was a member. Speech, in six parts, defines what Sociology is, what the field has accomplished, how it does its research, how that work can be better utilized, what the club has accomplished and what they can do better in relation to making the lives of African Americans better.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Sept. 20

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Letter from NAACP to American Red Cross

Washington (D.C.) - Addressing the treatment of colored troops by the Red Cross in Idaho. Written by NAACP Assistant Secretary Walter F. White.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Dec. 21

Wetmore, J. Douglas

Letter from J. D. Wetmore to A. Wakefield Slaten

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a sermon discussing race prejudice and subscribing the Reverend Slaten to the Crisis magazine. Enclosed in a letter from J. D. Wetmore to W. E. B. Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956

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

The color line in the United States

United States - Chart of various public institutions and processes within various social institutions (voting, public, schools, home-buying, hospitals, travel, etc.) and the level of discrimination against blacks and their location in the U.S. in 1950 and 1956.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers