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1906

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

The segregation of Tom

Atlanta (Ga.) - A young couple lives with the looming threat of violence on the basis of race, reflecting on their family history, and their immediate prospects; incomplete.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1906

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

Down to Jericho

Atlanta (Ga.) - A beaten-down entrepreneur gets advice from a Pullman porter and tackles the automobile trust that had previously robbed him of his idea and according patent, finding love on the way, and by train no less. See mums312-b236-i039 through i041 for alternate drafts; i042 for outline.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1906

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

The damnation of Son Jones [notes]

Atlanta (Ga.) - Choppily outlining the sequence of events in a story in which a "pretty black baby" goes to school, goes to work, and faces extraordinarily adverse circumstances.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1906

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

Down to Jericho

Atlanta (Ga.) - A beaten-down entrepreneur gets advice from a Pullman porter and tackles the automobile trust that had previously robbed him of his idea and according patent, finding love on the way, and by train no less. See mums312-b236-i038 through i041 for alternate drafts; i042 for outline.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1906

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

A race riot

Atlanta (Ga.) - An unnamed mother hears of racial violence at a Carolina election at which her son lost; on the other side of the door, China is strewn and ruined; and a lone and nameless black woman darts from an oncoming mob in town.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers