Gallery view

1953 Feb. 1

Coordinating Committee for the Enforcement of the D.C. Anti-Discrimination Law

Facts on the Thompson Restaurant decision

Washington (D.C.) - Citing factual evidence concerning the decision in the Thompson Restaurant case; refers to the decision as a disgrace.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Apr.

Murphy, George B., 1906-1986

Letter from George B. Murphy, Jr. to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - On behalf of Louis Lautier, inquiring into just what Du Bois meant about the Asian-African Conference in Bandung "being the first conference in which black and brown peoples take up the question of settling their own destiny since the Renaissance." Second page bears copy of the same message, and George B. Murphy's Washington, D.C. address on verso.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Oct. 21

Dictionary of American Biography

A word about bibliographies

Washington (D.C.) - Concerning the use of bibliographies for Dictionary of American biography articles.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Nov. 16

Cromwell, Otelia, 1874-1972

Encyclopedia of the Negro comments of list of subjects submitted

Washington (D.C.) - Cromwell's notes on the proposed list of article topics for the "Encyclopedia of the Negro".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Jan. 7

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

Information for George G. Bradford on racial matters

New York (N.Y.) - Information on the 1919 race riots in Washington D.C., data on lynchings, Northern African American migration, and African American college graduates.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 Dec. 2 – 1922 Dec. 3

Williams, Edward Christopher, 1871-1929

Summary

Washington (D.C.) - Research notes concerning the question of whether a black sailor, Pedro Alonso Nino, accompanied Christopher Columbus on his voyage to America.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915 Oct.

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

Star of Ethiopia price list

Washington (D.C.) - For material to build two Egyptian temples, a black rock and a wagon sign for the Star of Ethiopia pageant. Includes materials and cost.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930

West, William B.

Address of William B. West, M.D.

Washington (D.C.) - Scrap of paper noting William B. West's Washington, D.C. address.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933

Lindsay, Arnett G.

Sent at the request of Dr. Rayford Logan

Washington (D.C.) - Contact information of Linsday, sent at the request of Dr. Rayford W. Logan.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Apr. 26

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

Colonial peoples and two world wars

Washington (D.C.) - Handwritten notes adding details to speech on how the world wars devastated countries colonized by Europe and the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers