Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George Frisbie Hoar, 7 November 1895
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W. E. B. Du Bois was only 28 years old when he wrote this letter to Sen. George Frisbie Hoar. In it, Du Bois outlined his personal ambitions as a historian and sociologist and asked Hoar for help in securing a teaching position at Howard University or in the Washington, D.C. public schools.