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1950

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

Discontent and perseverance

Chattanooga (Tenn.) - Typed draft of a speech emphasizing the importance of educating children; states that "the Negroes of Chattanooga, the Negroes of America must become discontented" and encourages them to persevere.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 June 22

Georgia Teachers and Education Association

Letter from Georgia Teachers and Education Association to Works Progress Administration of Georgia

Fort Valley (Ga.) - Concerns the operation of the Federal Emergency Education Program and the National Youth Administration among Georgia's African American population and ideas for strengthening the programs.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950

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

Discontent and perseverance

Chattanooga (Tenn.) - Hand-written draft of a speech emphasizing the importance of educating children; states that "the Negroes of Chattanooga, the Negroes of America must become discontented" and encourages them to persevere.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 June

Horne, Frank

Dog-house education

Fort Valley (Ga.) - Concerns the state of education and schools for African Americans in the United States south. Written for the 1936 Yearbook of the Howard University "Journal of Negro Education."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915 Jan. 27

United States . Commission on Industrial Relations

Letter from United States Commission on Industrial Relations to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Requesting Du Bois's appearance before the Commisions to answer questions on the issue of Negro education in the South. Departments asked about include the Peabody Fund, Southern Educational Board, General Education Board, Southern Conference on Education, State Departments of Instruction and the National Bureau of Education. Signed by Basil M. Manly, in charge of Public Hearings.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Dec. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to M. E. Curti

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a statement made by William N. Baldwin regarding black and white workers being used to "break the power of trade unions".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Apr. 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George A. Towns

New York (N.Y.) - A personal and confidential letter concerning Du Bois' study of black public schools in the Southern States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Mar. 20

Price, Charles A.

Letter from Charles A. Price to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Describing himself as a student at Washington Technical High and on behalf of that institution, requesting that he help them "increase our meager store or learning" by sending materials "about the funding, description, history of, and rating of the Negro Land Grant Institutions" as well as various items on "Race- or Human Relations Studies."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

To The United States Commission on Industrial Education [fragment]

New York (N.Y.) - Answering the requested questions for the Commission on Industrial Education regarding Du Bois's experience with education in the South. Mentions the John F. Slater Fund and the Russell Sage Foundation. This report is missing page five.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Dec. 9

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to M. E. Curti

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the influence of the Peabody and Slater Funds and General Education Board in shaping the direction of schools in the Southern United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers