Gallery view

1915

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

The history of the Negro in twelve living pictures

Listing chronologically the key pivotal events that marked the lives of early black Americans and briefly describing iconic scenes for each.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1914

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

Outline of Star of Ethiopia

A heavily marked-up draft of the proceedings of the pageant's five scenes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1914

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

Outline of Star of Ethiopia

A draft of the proceedings of the pageant's five scenes, with some corrections and edits by Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1914

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

Star of Ethiopia

A more detailed draft of the proceedings of the pageant's five scenes, noting that the work was composed for the Women's Club of Xenia, Ohio. Bears some hand-scripted corrections and edits by Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1914

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

Outline of Star of Ethiopia

A draft of the proceedings of the pageant's five scenes and their respective episodes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932

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

George Washington and black folk A pageant for the bicentenary, 1732-1932

A first draft of this pageant demonstrating the influential role that "darker Americans" have played in the past 200 years of American history. See also mums312-b233-i025, i026.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1914

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

Outline of Star of Ethiopia

A draft of the proceedings of the pageant's five scenes, with some corrections and edits by Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1914

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

Star of Ethiopia

An early draft of the proceedings of the pageant's five scenes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1914

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

The Star of Ethiopia A pageant

A detailed rendering of the play's five scenes, complete with list of characters, props, and musical accompaniment.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932

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

George Washington and black folk A pageant for the bicentenary, 1732-1932

A third draft of this pageant demonstrating the influential role that "darker Americans" have played in the past 200 years of American history. See also mums312-b233-i024, i025.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers