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D etroit, Mich., July 2, 1919.
From: Federal D irector
To: D irector General, U. 8. .Snployment Service,
Washington, D. C.
Subject: Supervisor o f Negro Economics fo r Michigan.
1. On Thursday o f la s t week Mr. William Jen nifer, who fo r the
past nine months has been acting as Supervisor o f Negro Economics fo r
Miohigan, advised me that he was in receip t o f communication from Wash­
ington d ire c tin g him to report there imnediately.
He l e f t here on
Friday morning, and at the time o f his leaving stated that he was some­
what worried in regards to the work, which he had been carrying on here
in Michigan, being continued.
2. At the time Mr. Jennifer came to Michigan he at once proceeded
to organize the State, and within a short time a ft e r his a rr iv a l a con­
ference was held here in D etroit, and there were in attendance
representatives from nineteen d iffe r e n t c it ie s in Miohigan. An organiza­
tion was perfected at that time, and great good has come from the results
o f that meeting.
The w rite r attended this conference and had an op­
portunity to meet with these representatives, who consisted o f M inisters,
doctors, lawyers, w elfare workers and working men. These people went
back to th e ir respective lo c a lit ie s and proceeded to enlighten the
colored people o f th eir community regarding the e ffo r ts being made
by the Government to a ssist them in caring fo r the in terests o f the
Negroes who are rapidly moving here from the southern states.
3. I t would appear to the w rite r that there is no work o f
greater importance which the Government might be interested in at this
time than that o f a ssistin g the colored people to bring about b e tte r
conditions fo r th eir race.
4. Since coming to Michigan, Mr. Jennifer has worked hard and
given to the duties assigned to him a ll o f his time and e ffo r t s . He
is a splendid gentleman and his heart is in his work.
He thorou^ily
understands the Negro problem.
In the mind o f the w rite r, he is an
exception to the average person, and we would very much lik e to see
him return to Michigan to carry on th is good work which he has been
doing, and desire to urge upon you the importance o f this department
being continued.
(Signed) J. V. Cunningham,
Federal D irector.

H A TTO N W . SUM NERS
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C . M. W H I T E H U R S T

D is tr ic t J kxas




SECRETARY

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Ju ly 8,
19 19.
M r. « . B. W ils o n ,
S e c r e t a r y , D ep artm en t o f L a b o r,
W a s h in gto n , D. C.
My d e a r Mr. w ile o n :
I am w r i t i n g to c a l l y o u r a t t e n t i o n t o th e r e c e n t
d r o p p in g from yo u r o f f i c e p e r s o n n e l o f W illia m J e n n if e r ,
a c o lo r e d man o f n in e t e e n y e a r s ' c r e d i t a b l e C i v i l S e r v i c e
record .
In yo u r ann u al r e p o r t s o f 1917 and 1918 you have
made co m p lim e n ta ry r e f e r e n c e t o J e n n ife r on a c c o u n t o f th e
e x c e l l e n t work h e has done f o r y o u r D ep a rtm en t.

"

I u n d ersta n d J e n n if e r has done a good work r e c e n t ­
l y i n M ic h ig a n f o r y o u r D e p a rtm e n t.
I h ave see n a l e t t e r
fro m th e F e d e r a l D i r e c t o r y o f th e U. S. Employment S e r v ic e
f o r th e S t a t e o f M ic h ig a n , in w hich he has e x p re s s e d a d e ­
s i r e f o r th e r e t u r n o f J e n n i f e r .
I u n d ersta n d you need
some c o lo r e d man t o r e p r e s e n t th e govern m en t i n th e f i e l d
in d e a l i n g w ith th e v a s t number o f n e g ro la b o r e r s g o in g
n o r th and i t w ould seem t h a t J e n n if e r i s most e x c e l l e n t l y
q u a lif ie d f o r t h is s e r v ic e .
I r e s p e o t f u l l y recommend h is r e - in s t a t e r n e n t .




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S in u s r n f S b p r e s e u t a i t e s 1 . B .
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J u ly 8,

1919

Hon. W illia m B . W ils o n ,
S e c r e ta r y o f L a b o r,
W a sh in g to n , D. G.
My d e a r Mr. W ils o n :
Mr. W illia m

J e n n ife r ,

a c o lo r e d

S p e o ia l A g e n t o f y o u r D ep a rtm en t, has been
d o in g some good w ork i n M ic h ig a n .

D ir e c to r

James B . Cunningham commends him v e r y h i g h l y .
I met him i n M ic h ig a n some fo u r y e a r s a go and
b e l i e v e him t o be v e r y o a p a b le and c o n s c ie n t io u s
i n h i s w o rk .

I e a r n e s t l y hope t h a t you may

f i n d a way t o r e s t o r e him t o

fie ld

th e L a b o r D epartm en t i n M ic h ig a n .
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My dear Dr. Jennifer!
I sh all appreciate I t I f you w i l l © all to see s » a t your very
e a r lie s t oanrenienoe f o r the purpose o f taking up a n a tte r o f
Importance.
Yourc very truly,

D irector o f Segro Doonoalos




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August u , 1919.

W. sccansra, L'.C.
Bo o m o f Represontativo*
Washington, D.O.
My te a r Mr« d o n e rs «
Z aa w riting to acknowledge your
te tter o f July 8 to the Secretary o f labor in uhiofc
you express the hope that Mr. William Jennifer may
be restored to the f i e ld work he was doi*? fo r the
Department in the State of Michigan.
Sis Department Tory much regretted
the neoeeelty* das to the latfk o f funds, f o r dispensing
with Mr. Jen n ifer's work end has done a l l that finan­
c i a l circumstances permit to retain h is s e rrlo ss. He i s
now a t work in the O ffice of the secretary. Thie delay
in reply lc due to our in a b ility to adjust the matter at
an e a r lie r date*

Beepeotfully yours.

p/o







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The Jireetcr of Eegro '.conumios, Par Jharles S. Ball
and William Jennifer
Tito 5 • « r * t a r y
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Subject.

Investigation of dsrtala labor jo a lltlo u s. la >/ash1nffU>M*

W# hereby report the result o f oar Infernal Inquiry Into the extent
to *ila h wage working oonlitlons s a l question* entered into the
reoent ra c ia l 11at urbane*• la the d istrict o f Columbia.
The persons Interviewed are representative colored and white (mostly
col' red) o ltise a s who are in touch with the d ifferen t elements of
their ra c ia l groups, aad their fre e ly expressed opinions line oarage
the idea that labor oondltione ware responsible fo r the recent
disturbance. We respectfully submit the follow ing opinion*)
flTnf i Tph" R‘ Eaaicln* « Financial leoretary, A.M.S. Church 1541 - 14th Street, I.W .
"There are no indications and i t Is not qy b e lie f that
the quest Ion of labor conditions entered Into the
recent r i o t " .
Dim1 1 9apt.t Stan lard L ife Insurance So. - 1107 Tou street
’"There was not the sligh test degree o f labor influence
in the reoent unpleasant situ ation . The dally news­
papers were la rg e ly responsible".
p'.a. H all - Proprietor, Barber Shop - 1204 Tou Street, H.3.
"It

lot a question o f la b o r, but one o f racial
p re ju llo e s ".










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resent moe r io t In the P a trio t o f -lolaabli « u loo to
as o ffo rt on the part o f ‘non-resident * or «n w oomor*
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October 6, 1919.
THROUGH THE FBDER1L DIRECTOR?
U. S. linployment service,
Michigan.
U r. W ill lata Jennifer.
Special Agent. U. S. Employment Service,
330 Clinton S treet.
D etro it, Mich.
Dear Ur. Jennifer:
I have referred your inquiry to Mr. J . 3. Blackwell, Vocational
Secretary o f the X. M. 0. A ., Chicago, 111., asking him to in­
ves tig a te the matter and w rite to yo u ,- also to take any action
which he thinks b est.
Yours very tru ly,

D irector o f Negro Economics.

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Ootober 13, 1919*

Mr. John Wood,
V59 Columbus Avenue,
Benton Harbor, Mich.
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Dear Friend:

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Thank you fo r your oordial l e t t e r o f (October
tin e you probably know that k r. Ji
has
Detroit fo r about a month*
He has probably
with you.
1 am glad to know you are making
in g e ttin g your man and nomen into positions
I congratulate you. I f at any time 1 find I
in Benton Harbor, when 1 ran in your seotion,
you.
Mr. J en n ifer's address ie ;J30 Clinton
Hioh.

2.
By th is
been back to
been in touoh
auoh strid es
in your o ity .
oan v i s i t you
I shall w rite
S treet, D etroit,

Again congratulating you on your work, I remain
Yours very tru ly .

Director o f Negro Economics,




U. S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
U. S. EMPLOYMENT SERVICE

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G E O R G E R. D O R S E Y

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June 25, 1920
Ur. J illla m Jennifer,
fed eral Proh ibition Agent,
Internal Revenue cervio e,
D etro it, Ulch.
Dear Ur. Jennifer:
Please allow me to acknowledge and reply to both your l e t t e r o f
May 24 and that o f June 16.
The f i r s t l e t t e r was forwarded to
me In Hew York w hile 1 was away and was returned to the o ffic e
here a ft e r I had been to the o f f i c e and gone.
Consequently,
th is is the f i r s t opportunity I have had to reply to your second
le t t e r .
Indeed, I would be glad to have your assistance in
helping us to keep in touch w ith the labor f i e l d in D etroit and
v in ln lt y .
You w i l l be pleased to know that although the ap­
p ropriation fa ile d , the Jocretary has decided to oontinue the
work, g iv in g me three assistants fo r i t .
We are now readjust­
ing our plans w ith the idea o f gettin g in touah with able c itizen s
lik e yo u rself in various lo c a lit ie s , through whom we oan get
regular information about the labor situ ation .
We sh all probably
make a special e ff o r t to c o lle c t and c o lla te information on women
and children workers, carrying forward, o f course, our other In­
formation service on the general conditions o f Negro workers and
th e ir relation s to white workers and employers.
We sh all ap­
p recia te your co rd ia l cooperation in this work.
You w i l l fin d enclosed a b r ie f a r t ic le fo r your f i r s t issue o f
the "D etro it Compass".
I regret that 1 have not more time or
1 would be able to give you a more extended and carefttlly-workedout a r t ic le .
Yours sln oerely.

D irector o f Negro iiconomlos.
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THJS -ttSBD OF* iSOONOHIC OEPOBIUNITY"
By Dr* George £• Haynes,
D irector o f Negro Noonomios,
U* 3. Department o f Labor*

The Negro worker, in whose ranks are p r a c tic a lly a l l Negroes
twelve years o f age and over, is today standing face to face with
economic opportunity, both on the farms, on the ra ilroa d s, in the
mines and in the fa o to rie o .

In a l l these fie ld s "Mr* Opportunity"

is e ith e r stretch in g out both hands in v itin g him in or has taken
hold o f the Negro worker's righ t hand and has le^ h im into the
plaoe o f work.
be earned*

"Ur* Opportunity" is showing him what wages can

He is promising him b etter wages.

He is promising

him in many plaoes the same conditions o f work as ether workers.
He is even try in g to fin d out the leisu re and liv in g needs o f the
Negro so aa to help him
new surroundings.

adjust a l l parts o f his l i f e to the

One o f the s trik in g things is that "Ur.

Opportunity" is concerning him self in the South in th is w a yj^ s^
-1fiinir Flawr in the North. TTThe fa ct behind the above figu re o f

speech means that ffir the f i r s t time the Negro has the chanoe to
\
firm ly intrench him self in the b e tte r paid occupations.
A ll the
a va ila b le information shows that during the period o f the War
and the months since the arm istice the impression the Negro has
made in the fa cto ries and plants o f the North has been favorable.
There is no need o f a figu re o f speech to ploture the fa ct
that the white workmen in the same occupations and on the same Jobs




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are extending th e ir hands to the Negro .
o f the hour has made i t so.

The economic necessity

Here* then* is the other element

that makes the outlook fo r the Negro worker most promising, indeed.
Not only is the door to the^oocupation open, but the fe llo w workmen
who go in and out o f i t with the Negro are no longer undertaking
e ith e r to olose the door or to block up the entrance.
Hut every opportunity brings it s requirements and theHr are
s e v e r a l ^ v e r y sim ply and very necessary things that evexy
Negro worker and his w ell-w ishing friends migdit w e ll consider, i f
one may venture to advise.
F ir s t, the Negro worker must see to i t that his job is done
ju st as w e ll and a wee b it b e tte r than the other fe llo w ’ s.

No

matter what the Job is or how unimportant i t may seem, i t should
be done up ''brown".

He has the brains - he has the brawn.

should resu lt in the detennlned action .

This

He has ju st come into the

new opportunity and there are many doubting spectators looking on.
Second, the Negro worker must look out fo r tra in in g to do his
Job b e tte r and b etter in order to keep apace with the other fellow s
and, i f p ossible, to set the paoe.

o q iA lfo r greater in te llig e n c e and s k i l l than that o f today.
Third, the Negro worker must look ^

nis \health.

He has oome

into the "game" with a ph ysiological machine which is probably b etter,
on the average, than that o r^ & ^ s z X B *? other workmen, but he probably
does not know so w e ll how to look to his food, to his recreation ,
to his fresh a ir , and to h is sleeping and liv in g conditions as w ell
as other workmen.

Fhysloal v i t a l i t y is one o f the elements o f

su rvival in the economic competition

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August 6, 1920.

Dr. William Jennifer ^
Federal IrohlDStion Agent
la te m a l Revenue Service
D etro it. Michigan.
lQr dear Dr. Jennifers
Several copies o f too ' D etroit Compass" have
oome to me and 1 an very much pleased with them, and am
w ritin g to inquire whether you received copy o f an a r t ic le
I wrote under ay o f f i c i a l t i t l e with reference to some
problems o f Megro labor. I f th is did not reach you I w i l l
refurnish copy.

Tours sin cerely.

D irector o f Bagro Kconoaias•

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W IL L IA M J E N N IF E R

W I L L I A M J E N N I F E R , ch air ma*

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P H O N E M A IN 2T02.

C H A R L E S C. M c C R A W

DR. J A M E S W . A M E S

VIC E PR ESID EN T

R E V . R O B E R T L. B R A D B Y

R O B T . M. E V A N S

OFFICE OF

SECRETARY

C H A R L E S B. W A S H I N G T O N

G E O R G E R. D O R S E Y
AS S ISTAN T S ECRETARY

C H A R L E S B. W A S H I N G T O N
TREASURER

T he Detroit Co m pass

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C H A R L E S C. M c C R A W
R O B E R T M. E V A N S
D O N A L D J. M A R S H A L L
R E V . E D W A R D B. W I L L I A M S

E D I T O R IN C H I E F

G E O R G E R. D O R S E Y

G E O R G E F. T H O M P S O N

A S S O C IA T E E D ITO R

A M B R O S E G. G O O S B Y

W IL L IA M JE N N IF E R
B U S IN ES S M AN AG ER

ARTHUR TURNER

C H A R L E S C. M c C R A W
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1>K T R O I T ,

M I C I I I G AN

A ugust 17,

Dr. Geo. E.
D ir e c to f of
U. S. Labor
Washington,

1920

Haynes,
Negro Economics,
Department,
D. C.

Dear Doctor Haynes:
Your l e t t e r of August 5th A. D . , has been
received and I would have answered ere th is but pressing,
and I mean pressing, business engagements prevented.
I am glad to note your appreciation o f our
jo u r n a lis t ic e f f o r t and assure you that your expressions
o f approval furnish a much desired stimulus to our am­
b itio n s f o r jo u r n a lis t ic excellence.
I r e g re t to say that your a r t i c l e on n^ro
blems of He.'-ro Labor" has not been received. The only
a r t i c l e received from you was the one appearing in our
f i r s t issue--"The hand o f opportun ity.n
We w i l l be only too glad to have your c o n tri­
butions as often as we can get them.
.._

^ ear f r0rn you again soon, I am
Yours with esteem
President and Lanager--Great
Lakes Publishing Company."

£>,r»ctor sf Neero Economics




September 4 , 1920.

William J en n ifer,
0/o Out Detroit Compass,
164 Gratiot Avenue,
D e tr o it, Miohf’ -an.
Dear Dr. Jennifer:

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D etroit, iiio h ., July 2, 1919.
From: Federal D irector
To: D irector General, U. S. liteployment Service,
Washington, D. C.
Subject: Supervisor o f Negro Economics fo r Michigan.
1. On Thursday o f la s t week Mr. William Jen nifer, who fo r the
pa3t nine months has boen actin g as Supervisor o f Negro Economics fo r
Michigan, advised me that ho wa3 in receip t o f communication from 'Wash­
ington d irectin g him to report there inmediately.
He l e f t here on
Friday morning, and at the time o f his leavin g stated that he was some­
what worried in regards to the soric, which he had been carrying on here
In Michigan, being continued.
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Jennifer came to Michigan he at once ■’■•roceeded
to organize the State, and within a short time a fte r his a rriv a l a oonforence was held here in D etroit, and there were in attendanoe
representatives from nineteen d iffe re n t c it ie s in Michigan. An organlaation was perfected at that time, and great good has come from the results
o ' that meeting.
The w r ite r attended this conference and had an opportrioity to meet with these representatives, who ooneisted o f Ministers
doctors, lawyers, w elfare workers und workingmen. These people went
bach to th e ir respective lo c a lit ie s and procooded to enlighten the
colored people o f th e ir oonmnnity regarding the e ffo r ts being made
by the Government to a ssist them in caring fo r the in terests o f the
Hegroes who are rapidly moving hero from tho southern sta tes.
3. I t would appear to the w rite r that there is no work o f
greater importance which the Government m i^it be intorostod in at this
time th&n that o f a ssistin g the colored people to bring about b e tte r
conditions fo r th e ir race.
4. Since coming to Michigan, Mr. Jennifer has worked hard, and
given to the duties assigned to him a l l o f his time and e ffo r ts . He
is a splendid gentleman and his heart is in h it work.
Ho tho rowdily
understands tho Hogro problem.
In the mind o f the w riter, he is an
exception to the average person, and we would veiy muon lik e to see
him return to llicnigsn to carry on this good work which he has been
doing, ana desire to urge upon you the importance o f this department
being continued.




(Signed) J. V. Ooaningham,
Federal D irector.

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY
W A S H IN G T O N

July 11, 1919.

2. 9. XL 2

Mr. William Jennifer,
Washington, D. C.
Hy dear Mr. Jennifer*.
1 am authorized by the Secretary to assure you that, on your
C iv il Service status and record o f this Department since tran sfer
from the Department o f Cansaerco, provision w i l l be made fo r your
continuance in the service o f this Department.
The Secretary says i t may be a few days before he can make
the arrangement and that he is not p o s itiv e Just what d iv is io n
o f the Department you w i l l be in , but he assures you o f a place.
In this connection I am expressing the hope that i t may bo
so arranged that you con continue the most capable and lo y a l
service you have heretofore given in oonnootlon with th is o f f i c e .
Yours very tru ly ,
(Signed) George E. Haynes,
Direotor o f Negro Economics.
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THE DETROIT COMPASS
D etroit, Mich., June 16, 1920.

Mr. George E. Haynes,
iVash., D. C.
Dear Dr. Haynes;
Just a few lin es to inform you that we have organised a company
here known as the "Great Lakes Publishing Company” under the
auspices o f which w i l l be published a weekly newspaper known
as the "D etro it Compass".
The paper’ s f i r s t appearance w i l l
be on or about July 7th.
W ill you kindly give us an a r t ic le fo r the i n i t i a l number?
Awaiting your reply, I am, as ever,
Yours with esteem,
(Signed) ’.7m. Jennifer .

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