In 1899 the university of pennsylvania published the

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In 1899, the University of Pennsylvania published The Philadelphia Negro: A Social Study , the first scholarly race study of an urban place in what became a growing trend of Progressive-era social surveys. The massive report about Philadelphia’s Seventh Ward became a distinctive (and still relevant) landmark in the annals of sociological study and for their work in American social science (Philadelphia Wikipedia)
2. Give evidence for the idea that DuBois employed an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the African American in the late 19th and/or early 20th century.
3. Discuss why you think DuBois did not get a teaching position at his alma mater,
References W.E.B. DuBois and the first scientific study of Afro-America, Werner J. Lange, Phylon (1960), Vol 44, No. 2(2 nd Qrt., 1983), pp 135-146, Clark Atlanta University. Philadelphia Wikipedia

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