Gallery view

1915

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

Fragment of Jewel of Ethiopia

Fragment of the title page of the 2nd draft of the pageant, consisting of 5 scenes, 12 episodes, and running 2 and a half hours. See also mums312-b233-i029, i030, i032 for additional notes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1913

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

Proposal for Pageant of Negro history

Fragment of pageant proposal; see mums312-b223-i037 for complete version.

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

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

1914

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

Outlines of Star of Ethiopia scene I. [fragment]

The first [fragmented] page describing the pageant's first scene, with musical indications noted in margin.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1913

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

Notes on Pageant of Negro history

Fragments of note on the play outlining the various events to be commemorated theatrically by its sequential episodes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers