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1930 Feb. 26

New York Public Library

Letter from the New York Public Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Franklin F. Hopper, Chief of Circulation Department; in response to earlier correspondence regarding discrimination at the Library (see mums312-b055-i475), clarifying the matter of Mrs. Lattimer's employment and charges at the Library, and closing, "there are now seven young colored women on the staff and we need more..."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Feb. 26

New York Public Library

Letter from the New York Public Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Ernestine Rose; regarding Du Bois' charges of institutionalized discrimination exerted at the Library (see mums312-b055-i474), clarifying the circumstances of Mrs. Lattimer's employment at the Library, and describing her position and future plans to leave.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Feb. 26

New York Public Library

Letter from the New York Public Library to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Franklin F. Hopper, Chief of Circulation Department; in response to earlier correspondence regarding discrimination at the Library (see mums312-b055-i475), clarifying the matter of Mrs. Lattimer's employment and charges at the Library, and closing, "there are now seven young colored women on the staff and we need more..."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922

Library discrimination

New York (N.Y.) - Details discrimination of African American workers at the New York Public Library. Gladys MacDonald, Myra Logan and Lucile Spence are mentioned.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

Andrews, Regina

Memorandum from Regina Andrews to New York Public Library

New York (N.Y.) - Memo addressed presumably to Franklin F. Hopper, relaying Andrews's personal account of racial prejudice experienced at the New York Public Library, and describing select professional obstacles and challenges there faced. See mums312-b060-i168 for a rougher version, and mums312-b055-i481 for W. E. B. Du Bois's account of it.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

Andrews, Regina

Memorandum from Regina Andrews to New York Public Library

New York (N.Y.) - Andrews' unsigned hand-written account of racial discrimination undergone at the New York Public Library; see mums312-b055-i481 for W. E. B. Du Bois's argument on her behalf.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Nov. 23

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to New York Public Library

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Catherine Latimer; cover sheet to mums312-b060-i159, a memorandum to the Library's Franklin Hopper, which is "to be signed by Mr. Imes, myself, and three or four colored people of prominence in Harlem."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Nov. 23

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to New York Public Library

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Catherine Latimer; later version of a memo to Franklin Hopper concerning incidents of racial prejudice transpired at the 135th Street Branch of the New York Public Library and making four requests regarding staffing thereat. Revised version of mums312-b060-i153 and mums312-b060-i154.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Nov. 23

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to New York Public Library

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Catherine Latimer; draft of a memo to Franklin Hopper concerning incidents of racial prejudice transpired at the 135th Street Branch of the New York Public Library and making four requests regarding staffing thereat. Revised version of mums312-b060-i153.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Dec. 22

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

Memorandum from W. E. B. Du Bois to New York Public Library

New York (N.Y.) - Signed version of a memo to Franklin Hopper concerning incidents of racial prejudice transpired at the 135th Street Branch of the New York Public Library and making two requests regarding staffing thereat. Revised version of mums312-b060-i153, mums312-b060-i154, and mums312-b060-i162; bears the signatures of W. E. B. Du Bois and twelve other "prominent individuals in Ha... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers