Gallery view

1945 Mar. 13

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

The winds of time

Chicago (Ill.) - From Du Bois's Chicago Defender column. Discussing the destruction of historical sites in Germany during the Second World War.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Nov. 1

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

Colonies in the post-war world

Chicago (Ill.) - Typed draft of speech on how the world wars devastated countries colonized by Europe and the United States. First half of speech.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 May 3

Chicago Defender

Telegram from Chicago Defender to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Asking Du Bois to write fifty words on the victory in Europe for the Chicago Defender's special V E Day edition. Second page contains handwritten notes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1942 Dec.

Fraternal Council of Negro Churches in America

Circular letter from Fraternal Council of Negro Churches in America

Chicago (Ill.) - Explaining a meeting of the Fraternal Council of Negro Churches in America to discuss the "importance of Negro representation at the Peace Table when victory in the present global war has been achieved."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Sept. 4

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

The winds of time

Chicago (Ill.) - From Du Bois's Chicago Defender column. Assessing the gains and losses to African Americans brought about by the Second World War.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 May 3

Chicago Defender

Telegram from Chicago Defender to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Asking Du Bois to rush his column for the Chicago Defender's special V E Day edition. Second page contains handwritten notes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Nov. 1

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

Colonies in the post-war world

Chicago (Ill.) - Typed draft of speech on how the world wars devastated countries colonized by Europe and the United States. Second half of speech.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Nov. 1

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

Colonies in the post-war world

Chicago (Ill.) - Typed draft of speech on how the world wars devastated countries colonized by Europe and the United States. Complete.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Feb.

Nash, Herman B., Jr., 1926-2010

Postcard from Herman B. Nash, Jr., to Herman B. Nash, Grace Nash, and John Nash

Chicago (Ill.) - Black and white photo on front postcard features periodic table of the elements installation at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. Thanks "Ma, Dad, John" for the package.

Herman B. Nash Papers

1945 Mar. 11

Nash, Herman B., Jr., 1926-2010

Note from Herman B. Nash, Jr., with two-franc note

Chicago (Ill.) - Unaddressed note to parents containing two-franc note, sent from France by Ed Intas, which Nash asks family to store for him. Handwritten on USO stationery.

Herman B. Nash Papers