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1930 June 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Vada Somerville

New York (N.Y.) - Thanking her and John for the helpful info they provided on African American college students in the L.A. area (see mums312-b187-i319, i320).

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1925 Oct. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to J. R. E. Lee

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Lee's assistance on a study of schools in Florida for Du Bois' study of Black schools in the Southern United States.

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1926 July 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to American Fund for Public Service

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning receipt of final installment of appropriation for Du Bois' study of African American Schools in the Southern United States and an update on the progress of the study.

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1930 Aug. 18

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Albert R. Mann

New York (N.Y.) - In response to his query regarding "negroes taking work of college grade" and earning advanced degrees, regretting "we have no data on hand that would give you more than very general figures"; enclosing a copy of the last report published in "The Crisis" with relevant information and pointing out its limitations; and supplying his own impression "that a Negro Doctor of Phil... more

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1929 Jan. 31

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

Memorandum to Dr. J. E. Shepard and the Committee in Charge of the Durham Fact-Finding Conference

New York (N.Y.) - Enumerating various subjects to be addressed in the Durham Fact-Finding Conference, namely hospitals; funding and segregation in public schools; coordinated means of manufacture and distribution among "Negro farmers" and their cooperation with credit agencies, insurance, and social services; voting habits and disfranchisement; the expenditures of "the Negro chur... more

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1961 Apr. 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Emma W. Brown

New York (N.Y.) - Per her letter and enclosure of April 22 (mums312-b153-i032, i388), relaying what he knows on Samuel A. Armstrong; noting other individuals she ought to include in her work; and noting that he agrees with its principal thesis.

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1934 Oct. 24

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

Proposal: The Negro Population of the United States -- A Study in the Contemporary Culture of the American Negro

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing the study's preliminary goals and purported background; outlining the project and detailing its procedural components; describing its approaches, data sources, methods of inquiry, chronological protocol and procedures; and attaching appendices on the study's specific modes and subjects of inquiry, financial requirements, and methods of evaluation.

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1925 Oct. 23

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Homer Thomas

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois' study of black public schools. Referred to Thomas, Dean at Daytona-Cookman Collegiate Institute, by N. B. Young, Missouri.

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1925 Oct. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to T. J. Woofter, Jr.

New York (N.Y.) - Soliciting from him a short article on his opinion of "the attitude of the younger generation of educated Southerners toward the younger generation of educated Negroes," for publication in a forthcoming number of the "Crisis," and enclosing a sample copy of the magazine.

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1926 Mar. 23

Jones, J. S.

Letter from J. S. Jones to W. E. B. Du Bois

Baton Rouge (La.) - Concerning Jones' assistance in Louisiana for Du Bois study of Black schools in the South. Written on Souther University, Department of Education letterhead.

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