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

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

1924 Apr.

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

Worlds of color

Typed draft of article published in Foreign Affairs, discussing race relations throughout the world; makes not of the Pan African Congress and discusses Pan-Africanism.

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 "second edition" 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-A... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924 Jan. 2

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

A third journey to Pan-Africa

United States - Handwritten draft of article published in the New Republic as "The Negro Takes Stock," discussing racial discrimination and United States relations with Africa; references the Pan-African congress.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1962 Dec. 12

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

First international congress of Africanists

Accra (Ghana) - Typed draft with corrections of a speech marking the congress as a "turning point in African scholarship", and celebrating the increasing appearance of "institutes and societies for the scientific study of Africa's past and present life".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers