In the letter Mason and Dexter describe the climate, landscape, and business opportunities of the area: "No part of the United States offers greater encouragement to the adventurer, especially the agriculturist than Alabama. The country is yet new,...
In the passage Du Bois critiques Booker T. Washington's methods for the education and assimilation of African Americans in society: "...it has been claimed that the Negro can survive only through submission. Mr. Washington distinctly asks that...
This leaflet explains the importance of childcare facilities, which free mothers for war work and offer a safe, stable environment for developing "secure independent, happy, healthy cooperative children--the kind who will grow up able to build the...
In the first letter, written September 15, 1944, Robinson comments on growing racial tension in the state and suggests that the governor call a biracial meeting to discuss the best way to deal with the situation: "I find there is a growing...
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