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1955 Apr.

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

A proposed declaration of independence for the peoples of Africa

New York (N.Y.) - Asserting the African people's right to freedom and self-government, and that "the wealth is for the poor and not for the rich."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946

Council on African Affairs

8 Million Demand Freedom! What about it, Gen. Smuts?

New York (N.Y.) - Describing labor conditions in South Africa; illuminating the economic degradation resulting from British imperialism in said region; citing statistics on wages, discriminatory policy, and segregation, and urging worldwide solidarity and support in the fight against colonial oppression. Back cover attributes publication to the Council on African Affairs and lists Counci... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1914 Apr. 20

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to K. M. Blackburn

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the education, work, homes and art of the native peoples of Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918

New York Herald Tribune (Firm)

Taft's solution of colonies and other problems

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning German colonies in Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Apr.

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

Memorandum on the Bandung conference

New York (N.Y.) - Noting the principal objectives and demands arrived at the conference, insisting on Africa's self-government, an end to the west's exploitation of eastern colonies, an a full admission of the widespread discrimination underway in the U.S.A.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Nov. 28

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Frank Snowden

New York (N.Y.) - Regretting he's still "on the old quest: where is that article on the Negro in classical times?" and hoping to cite it in his new work, "The World and Africa."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 Mar. 26

Fauset, Jessie Redmon

Letter from Jessie Fauset to Rene Claparede

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning holding the 1921 Pan African Congress in Geneva and the Colonial Mandates concerning German territory in Africa. Written on behalf of W.E.B. Du Bois by his secretary. Written on back of aborted copy of letter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 Jan.

Houphouët-Boigny, Félix, 1905-1993

Address on Togoland and Black Africa

New York (N.Y.) - Calls for an independent Black Africa; concerning France's foreign relations with Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Mar. 4

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

Memo from W. E. B. Du Bois to Natalie Curtis Burlin

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois' notes on Negro Folk-Song manuscript.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Sept. 20

Symington, Muriel I.

Letter from Muriel I. Symington to Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

New York (N.Y.) - Enclosing a letter sent to Dag Hammarskjold and wishing her success in the challenges presented by Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers