Gallery view

1941

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

Timeline for Nine tales of black folk

Outlining the major dates and events within ancient and contemporary history of the black races, from 50,000 B.C. to 2000 A.D., and in Europe, Africa, and Asia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Estimated cost of Philadelphia pageant

Estimating the whopping $4,100 expenses to be incurred by the Philadelphia production of "Star of Ethiopia."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Notes on The jewel of Ethiopia

Notes on the stage directions (or locations) of the play's characters during the first, second, third, and fourth scenes. See mums312-b233-i029, i030, i031 for additional notes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Outline of Seven gifts of Ethiopia

Three different drafts of an outline of this pageant designed to illustrate "the part which the American Negro has played in the making of America."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Outline of Seven gifts of Ethiopia

Fragment of outline of a series of ideas and sequences on this pageant designed to illustrate "the part which the American Negro has played in the making of America." See mums312-b233-i043 and i045 for more complete renderings.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Notes on Star of Ethiopia, scene 4

Handwritten description of the proceedings of the play's fourth scene.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Outline of Seven gifts of Ethiopia

Outlining a series of ideas and sequences on this pageant designed to illustrate "the part which the American Negro has played in the making of America."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Star of Ethiopia press release [fragment]

Page 1 and 3 of a description of the pageant's goals, grounding concept, and logistical specifications.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

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

Timeline for Nine tales of black folk

Outlining the major dates and events within ancient and contemporary history of the black races, from 50,000 B.C. to 2000 A.D., and in Europe, Africa, and Asia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1916

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

Notes on Star of Ethiopia

Notes on various aspects of the production.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers