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1917

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Colonel Charles Young

United States - A typed draft of an article concerning Charles Young, the first African American to achieve the rank of colonel in the United States army.

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1933 Aug. 15

Liberian S. S and Excelsior Mining Company

Draft resolution protesting United States policy in Liberia

San Pedro (Los Angeles, Calif.) - Statement of protest endorsing the delegation requesting that the United States withdraw support of the Firestone Corporation in Liberia. Also protesting "against the white man for Liberia" as "the dictator of the Liberian budget." Signed by Rev. J. E. Lewis, Pres. Gen., and Mrs. R. E. Leonard, Asst. Sec.

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1906

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Unidentified story [fragment]

The 15th page of an unidentified story in which a certain character engages God in dialog.

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1931 Dec. 9

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The church and the color line

Typed draft of article published in the Christian Century as "Will the Church Remove the Color Line," exploring race relations and civil rights in the church.

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1941 May 17

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

As the crow flies

Printed in New York Amsterdam News. This installment of Du Bois' column discusses "The Tradition of Fisk," Springfield, Illinois," and "Cleveland and Chicago."

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1945

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Review of Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth

Assessing the scope, approach, and relevance of the author's argument. Du Bois describes the book as being " not successful [and] overdrawn." Published in the New York Herald Tribune Books, Vol. 21, No. 28, on March 4, 1945, under the title "Richard Wright Looks Back."

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1952 Dec. 18

Lecture announcement

Announcing Du Bois will lecture in the middle west in march of 1938, "on the history of African and the present revolt."

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1946

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

A cup of cocoa and chocolate drops

Great Britain - Typed draft of unpublished article concerning the cocoa trade and economic conditions in Africa.

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1941 Jan. 12

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The future state of the Negro state university

Jefferson City (Mo.) - Typed draft of speech with handwritten notes and revisions of speech looking a the future of state funded universities for African Americans.

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1953 Apr. 3

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The Marcantonio- Du Bois television program

New York (N.Y.) - In this broadcast, the American Labor Party pays tribute to Franklin Delano Roosevelt on the eighth anniversary of his death. Du Bois and former ALP Congressman Vito Marcantonio touch on the discrepancy between Roosevelt's ideal of the Freedom from Fear and the widespread paranoia of Cold War America as spearheaded by the House Un-American Activities Committee. They d... more

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