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

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

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

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

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

1951 Sept. 28

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

The causes of world war

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of speech for the "Right to Advocate Peace" meeting on the causes and results of war, colonialism, peace with the Soviet Union and reform in the United States.

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

1953 June

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

W. E. B. Du Bois

In this 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 Congresses, Pro... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers