Gallery view

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

1957 Nov. 19

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

This book stirred my imagination

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech reviewing "Ghana: The Autobiography of Kwame Nkrumah;" discusses the life of Kwame Nkrumah, colonization, imperialism, and Pan-African congresses.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1951 May 18

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

Speech to the American Labor Party

Typed draft of speech to the American Labor Party on Peace Congresses attended by Du Bois, the future of the Progressive Party and the effort to support peace, being indicted for speaking about peace and where the Labor Party fits in.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 Nov.

Congress of the Peoples for Peace (1952 : Vienna, Austria) . U. S. Sponsoring Committee

Draft first news release on Vienna Congress

New Haven (Conn.) - Announcing the formation of the U. S. sponsoring committee, led by Willard Uphaus, and including W. E. B. Du Bois, and citing from a statement released by the initiators, in advance of the December 12 Congress in Vienna.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Sept. 11

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

The winds of time

Chicago (Ill.) - From Du Bois's Chicago Defender column. Concerning the difficulty of planning a Fifth Pan-African Conference.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 June

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

The life of W. E. B. Du Bois, 1868-1953

In this draft of a biographical speech, Du Bois touches on the major milestones of his life. Topics include his childhood in Western Massachusetts, education at Fisk and Harvard, research and writing, founding of the Niagara Movement, membership in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, editorship of The Crisis, participation in Pan-African Cong... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 Sept.

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

I never dreamed I would see this miracle

Ghana - Printed in National Guardian. Discussing the prospect of African freedom and the different Pan-African Congresses; explains the importance of Kwame Nkrumah in gaining freedom for Ghana.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 June

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

The life of W. E. B. Du Bois, 1868-1953

In this draft of a biographical speech, Du Bois touches on the major milestones of his life. Topics include his childhood in Western Massachusetts, education at Fisk and Harvard, research and writing, founding of the Niagara Movement, membership in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, editorship of The Crisis, participation in Pan-African Cong... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr.

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

Draft of Colonial Conference resolution

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of the four resolutions adopted at the April 6-7 Colonial Conference (mums312-b107-i143 bearing Du Bois's editorial marks), urging an end to Colonialism, the international oversight of its demise, the foundation of "an international body of colonial peoples" and the social and economic development thereof. See mums312-b107-i141 for finalized version.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 May 9

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

We can now speak for peace in the United States

Toronto (Ont.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech which was supposed to be given at the Canadian Peace Conference, but note reads "Not Given." Du Bois explains that the United States government "regard peace as dangerous;" discusses his involvement in peace movements, congresses, and the Peace Information Center as well as the trials and accusations involved with being associated with... more

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