Gallery view

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Great Britain - Typed draft of unpublished article concerning the cocoa trade and economic conditions in Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Dec. 21

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

Report to the Ghana Academy of Sciences

Africa - Typed draft with corrections of a speech concerning Du Bois' views on Africa, African history, Pan-African Congresses, and the creation of an African Encyclopaedia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 May 1

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

The history of Africa

Annandale-on-Hudson (N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech given at the Eight International Student Conference at Bard College on the history of Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936

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

The black man in the wounded world [fragment]

France - Fragment of Chapter 4, Black Francis, from Du Bois's book "The Black Man and the Wounded World" focusing on the conditions of black people in French colonies before and during World War I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958 Jan. 22

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

Africa

Africa - In this speech Du Bois provides an introduction to the history of Africa from antiquity to the contemporary anti-colonial movements. During classical antiquity and the Middle Ages Africa was regarded as one of the centers of civilization. It was only during the Renaissance that there was a shift toward eurocentrism to the extent that today it is possible to be consid... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958 Dec.

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

Pan-Africa

Accra (Ghana) - In a speech-by-proxy delivered by Shirley Graham Du Bois, W. E. B. Du Bois gives a brief history of his involvement in the Pan-African movement and advises emergent African independence movements to embrace Socialism. Du Bois views socialism as an inevitable evolution in government, and notes that African societies have historically been communal in nature. He urges A... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 Jan. 25

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

A la conference des peuples africains

Tunis (Tunisia) - This is a French translation of Du Bois's address to the Conference of African Peoples. Du Bois says that the unity of African peoples is chiefly a result of their shared history of European colonization. He urges Africans to unite to promote peace, education and the abolition of poverty, to govern democratically for the good of their people, and to revolt against the... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947

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

A history of Africa

Africa - Typed draft of speech on the omission of the history of Africa in modern curricula.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 May 26

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

Pan-Africa

Great Britain - Printed in People's Voice. This installment of Du Bois' column discusses radio broadcasts of Hausa-speaking peoples in British West Africa and Great Britain's colonies in Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921

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

News from Pan-Africa

Germany - A typed draft of an article concerning the Pan-African movement and the future of the European colonies in Africa in light of the end of the First World War.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers