Gallery view

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

1913

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

Proposal for Pageant of Negro history

Briefly describing the purpose and various components of this "series of living pictures, with some movement, accompanied by music," and focused predominantly on Ethiopian history.

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

A proposed pageant to celebrate the adoption of the thirteenth amendment abolishing slavery

A description of the Horizon Guild's commitment to finance and promote the production of "The Star of Ethiopia"; defining the grounding concept and moral goals of the work; and requesting the support of local committees and institutions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers