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Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company

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Title:
Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company
Description:
Suggesting that "it would be in accordance with the dictates of ordinary good business for you to employ at least some colored persons as clerks and managers in your Harlem stores"; succinctly rationalizing his request; and trusting he will see the according changes made soon.
Creator:
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Recipient:
Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company
Date:
May 10, 1930
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Box 053 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
W. E. B. Du Bois Papers
Series:
Series 1A. General Correspondence
Series 1. Correspondence
Subjects:
African Americans
Employment
Discrimination in employment
Places:
United States
Extent:
1 p.
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Terms of Use:
All rights for this document are held by the David Graham Du Bois Trust. Requests to publish, redistribute, or replicate this material should be addressed to Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries.
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Place of origin:
New York (N.Y.)
Language:
English
Identifier:
mums312-b053-i493