Gallery view

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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Great Britain - Typed draft of unpublished article concerning the cocoa trade and economic conditions in Africa.

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1949 July 10

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

Dr. Du Bois on Negro America

United States - Typed draft of an article published in the New York Sunday Compass. This article reports on the current state of racial inequality in the United States. Topics include the disenfranchisement of African Americans in the South, income inequality, segregation in education, the complacency of Christian churches in racial discrimination, and segregation in public accommodation and civil r... more

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1950 Nov. 6

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

Peace and civil rights

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of a Veterans Day radio address on WMCA about the Labor Party, the oppressive use of money to buy off the media and control of political outcomes and opposing the support of foreign military action, such as in Korea, against interests outside of the government agenda.

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1952 May 27

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

The Negro problems of the United States

Yellow Springs (Ohio) - Typed draft of a speech given at the Conference on Civil Rights at Antioch College concerning social problems in the United States from a historical and an economic stand point; discusses "The Negro Problem" and discrimination in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

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1961 July

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

Should a treaty of peace be made with Germany and the relations of Berlin normalized

United States - Typed draft of unpublished article discussing Germany's foreign relations.

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1940 Mar. 2

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

As the crow flies

United States - Printed in New York Amsterdam News. This installment of Du Bois' column features "The New York Times," "McCrorey," "In Darkest Mississippi," and "A Student writes from California."

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1915

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

Schools

United States - Typed draft fragment of article concerning the history of education in the United States; quotes a Bill to aid in the establishment and temporary support of common schools.

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