73 results found for: subject:"Liberia--Economic conditions"

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1947 Oct. 13

Liberia . Delegation to the General Assembly of the United Nations

Letter from Liberian Delegation to the United Nations to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Manda A. Morris (?), Delegation Secretary; regretting they cannot answer his query of October 10 (mums312-b114-i166) and referring him thereon to the Acting Secretary of the Treasury at Monrovia (see mums312-b114-i168 for follow-up).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 July 16

Liberia

Letter from Republic of Liberia to W. E. B. Du Bois

Monrovia (Liberia) - Signed Emmett Harmon; at the request of Lester A. Walton, enclosing copies of the country's 1938-39 "Statistical Reports on Trade and Shipping."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 Jan. 15

Stemons, James Samuel, b. 1870

Letter from James Samuel Stemmons to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Concerning the proposed loan by the United States to Liberia and potential support from the National Association. Typewritten on stationery from the Whirligig Manufacturing Company.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 July 18

Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964

Letter from Anna Graves to W. E. B. Du Bois

Westminster (Md.) - Anxiously awaiting his new book on colonialism and bidding he send it soon; regarding reviews of her last book, "Both Deeper Than and Above the Melee"; and describing correspondence recently received from a French friend describing destruction there and in Damascus.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Oct. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Liberia Treasury Dept.

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to William E. Dennis; requesting documents evidencing the effects of the Firestone Company on Liberian economic conditions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Sept. 18

Hubbard, Lillie M.

Letter from Lillie M. Hubbard to W. E. B. Du Bois

Monrovia (Liberia) - Concerning price of Liberian gold and Liberian dealings with the Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 Apr. 8

Liberian Relief Association

Letter from Liberian Relief Association to W. E. B. Du Bois

Seattle (Wash.) - Concerning the offer to sell stocks in the Bank of Liberia in the United States; requests Du Bois's opinion on the situation and details the establishment of the Bank of Liberia, Ltd. and formation of the Liberian American Trading Company. Encloses copy of Power of Attorney statement sent to United States Government. Typewritten on stationery from the Headquarters of the Liberian Relief Association, s... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Feb. 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Macmillan Company

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns recently published books about Liberia and proposes a new book taking an economic angle on the country's history.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Jan. 27

Schuyler, George S. (George Samuel), 1895-1977

Letter from George S. Schuyler to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Commenting at length on Du Bois's review of his novel "Slaves Today" as printed in the February "Crisis" and describing his thoughts on labor conditions in Liberia; the true cause of the natives' plight; and the blame to be placed on them for their compliance with wrongdoing.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Aug. 27

Webb, Joseph E.

Letter from Joseph E. Webb to W. E. B. Du Bois

Fortsville (Liberia) - Requesting information on the Pan African Movement to share with people in Liberia. Signed by Joseph E. Webb, Missionary of the Foreign Mission, Board of the National Baptist Convention, writing from the Bible Industrial Mission at Forts Ville, Grand Bassa County.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers