8 results found for: subject:"Racism in the workplace--United States"

Gallery view

1950 Oct. 30

United Public Workers of America

Letter from United Public Workers of America to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning the Bureau of Engraving office, how they have never hired a "Negro" employee, and how this issue is larger than a few jobs because American tax dollars are used to support "jim crow" hiring practices.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Feb.

Union Research and Information Service

The Economics of prejudice

California - Explaining ways in which prejudice financially aids business owners and bosses at a cost to the workers.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934

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

Basic American Negro creed

United States - Calling for racial action and equality concerning Negroes in the workplace; urges the talented tenth to find fitting primary employment. Note written across top of page reads "In Dusk of Dawn."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934

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

Basic American Negro creed

United States - Calling for racial action and equality concerning Negroes in the workplace; urges the talented tenth to find fitting primary employment. Note written across top of page reads "In Dusk of Dawn."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950

United Packinghouse Workers of America

Action against Jim Crow

Chicago (Ill.) - Photo booklet containing personal testimonials on the affects of "jim crow" hiring practises.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 June 9

Faulkner, Clarence

Letter to the editor of The Crisis

New Orleans (La.) - Copy of letter concerning resignation after the assault and death of a black railroad dining car waiter named Cooper.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Jan. 21

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

The economic plight of the American Negro

Prairie View (Tex.) - Typed draft of speech given at Prairie View State College looking at the relationship of availability of work and personal economics to the perception of the African American worker.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Feb. 11

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

Labor unions and Negroes

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft or transcript from WOR radio broadcast on the division of labor between the North and the South and the role of labor unions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers