Gallery view

1936

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

Negro and social reconstruction

Atlanta (Ga.) - Fragments of unpublished draft manuscript. Traces the history of the black American from 1619 through the beginning of the second New Deal; examines Reconstruction, the fight for equality, race relations, segregation, and racism. Du Bois' objective in writing this is to consider how the Negro has and should sought assured states in the United States. Consists of an introduction... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905

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

Scorn a romance [fragment]

Atlanta (Ga.) - Fragment of Du Bois's Civil War/Reconstruction-era unpublished historical novel "Scorn: A Romance".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1909

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

Notes ideas and unidentified poem drafts

Atlanta (Ga.) - Loose leaves of notebook paper containing poems titled "The Drunkenness of Atlanta", "The Surprise of Atlanta" and "To John Brown", lists, story ideas.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 May 19

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

Proposed division of space for the encyclopedia of the Negro

Atlanta (Ga.) - Draft of proposal of how articles will be presented in the proposed "Encyclopedia of the Negro". Lists page and word counts as well as key subjects to be addressed.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Nov. 10

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

The Atlanta University studies of social conditions among Negroes

Atlanta (Ga.) - Typed draft with notes of speech on the success of the Atlanta Conference studies and publications, regret at not being able to stay involved and the announcement of the first Phylon Conference at Atlanta University. Lists of study topics and publications incorporated into text.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1913

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

Morals and manners among Negro Americans

Atlanta (Ga.) - Draft of "The Woman in Black" which was published in revised form as Section 8, "Home Life" in Atlanta University Publications No. 18 "Morals and Manners Among Negro Americans". Regarding the particular burdens faced by black women.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905

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

James Oglethorpe

Atlanta (Ga.) - Handwritten draft of speech about the founder of the state of Georgia and why there is an institution named after him on the Atlanta University campus. The history of the world Oglethorpe was born into and what his contributions to the founding of the United States are outlined. Interesting to note: two distinct styles of handwriting are evident, even on the same page at ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1910 Oct.

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

Fragment from 'Marrying of black folk'

Atlanta (Ga.) - Fragment of draft of W. E. B. Du Bois's article on "The Marrying of Black Folk," which appeared in Volume 69 of the "Independent," 1910.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905

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

The sign

Atlanta (Ga.) - Fragment of Du Bois's Civil War/Reconstruction-era unpublished historical novel "Scorn: A Romance".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1905

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

Scorn a romance [fragment]

Atlanta (Ga.) - Fragment of Du Bois's Civil War/Reconstruction-era unpublished historical novel "Scorn: A Romance". From Book III, "The Seat of the Scornful".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers