Gallery view

1952 Oct. 29

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

Greeting from Paul Robeson and W. E. B. Du Bois to the people of Africa

Mentioning that peace and the stopping of war is the only way to uplift humans and to end colonialism, poverty, disease, and ignorance, and announcing the World Peace Congress in Vienna.

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1949 Dec. 1

Dictaphone Corp.

Invoice from Dictaphone Corporation to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking once again payment of his $13 balance and warning of an impending increase in service charges.

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1910 Oct.

Pennsylvania State Young People's Association

W. E. B. Du Bois lecture announcement and ticket

West Chester (Pa.) - Announcing a lecture by Du Bois at the General Conference of the U.A.M.E. Church at St. Lukes' U.A.M.E. Church in West Chester. Includes a brief summary of the topics he will address.

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1948

Whiting, Helen Adele, b. 1885

Note from Helen A. Whiting to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Mentioning that she has gone into debt writing her book, "Climbing the Economic Ladder," but felt that it was necessary, and that she will send him a copy. Written on the announcement of her book.

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1953 Jan. 6

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

Lecture announcement

Announcing Du Bois will lecture in the middle west in march of 1938, "on the history of African and the present revolt." Du Bois notes "and his wife, Shirley Graham" will also lecture.

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1951 Apr. 27

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

Statement by W. E. B. Du Bois on indictment

New York (N.Y.) - Mentioning the most recent advances in the trial, and asking individuals to attend the defense hearings.

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1918 Oct.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

A proposed solemn memorial on the tercentenary of the transplanting of the Negro race to the United States

New York (N.Y.) - Inviting guests to an event to commemorate the landing of Negroes at Jamestown in 1619, held by the Temporary Committee of Arrangements Appointed by the NAACP. Responses requested to be sent to Du Bois, Chairman of the Committee. Typescript version of printed invitation.

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1948 Sept. 13

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Motion passed by the NAACP to terminate W. E. B. Du Bois's employment

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing the decision made by the Board of Directors of the NAACP to terminate W. E. B. Du Bois's employment due to the memorandum Du Bois sent to the Board on September 7, 1948.

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1927 Nov.

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

Crisis advertisement

New York (N.Y.) - Suggesting that people who seek "facts, candid opinion, clear editorials, uncompromising comment," (and more) should subscribe to the "Crisis," along with "200 million other Negroes."

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1928 Jan.

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

Krigwa, 1928

New York (N.Y.) - In the "Postscript" column of the "Crisis," Du Bois's announcement of the prizes to be awarded by the magazine that year, under the guises of the Charles W. Chesnutt Honorarium, the Amy Spingarn Prizes for Literature and Art, and the Economic Prizes; describing their respective origins, aims, deadlines, award amounts, and sponsors; and encouraging readers to be in touch... more

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