Efforts for Social Betterment Among Negro Americans: Report of a Social Study Made by Atlanta University Under the Patronage of the Trustees of the John F. Slater Fund; Together with the Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems, Held at Atlanta University on Tuesday, May the 24th, 1909

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William Edward Burghardt Du Bois
Atlanta University Press, 1909 - African Americans - 136 pages
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Contents

Program of the Fourteenth Annual Conference
4
Preface _
5
Scope of the Inquiry
9
The African Background 10
10
The Present Economic Basis
12
The Church
16
The School
29
Miscellaneous General Efforts i
35
Hospitals
87
Y M C Associations and Y W C Associations
95
Refuses and Homes for Women and Children
100
Social Literary and Art Clubs
104
Literature and Newspapers
109
Libraries
117
Day Nurseries
119
Social Settlements
121

Negro Philanthropists
37
General Charity
42
Womens Clubs
47
Old Folks Homes
65
Orphanages
77
Kindergartens
126
Civic Reform
127
Miscellaneous
130
Conclusion
133
Index
134

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