Name

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 (21)
Crisis (Firm) (5)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (5)
Walters, Alexander, b. 1858 (4)
Walters, Lelia (4)
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 (3)
Buffalo express (Buffalo, N.Y.) (2)
Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940 (2)
Lindsay, Barbara (2)
Niagara Movement (Organization) (2)
Williams, Robert F. (Robert Franklin), 1925-1996 (2)
Belafonte, Harry, 1927- (1)
Carter, Ashby B. (1)
Daily Worker (New York) (1)
Jet (Chicago, Ill.) (1)
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963 : Washington, D.C.) (1)
Montgomery Improvement Association (1)
National Alliance of Postal Employees (U.S.) (1)
National Committee to Defend Negro Leadership (1)
United Nations . General Assembly (1)
Watson, Blanche (1)

Topic

African American civil rights workers (25)
African Americans (9)
Intellectuals (7)
United Nations (3)
Press coverage (2)
Back to Africa movement (1)
Civil rights (1)
Demonstrations (1)
History (1)
Labor unions (1)
Law and legislation (1)
Lynching (1)
Oratory (1)
Race discrimination (1)
Race riots (1)

Genre

Correspondence (13)
Biography (7)
Manuscripts (document genre) (7)
Drafts (documents) (5)
Fragments (object portions) (5)
Circular letters (3)
Articles (2)
Clippings (information artifacts) (2)
Letters to the editor (2)
Brochures (1)
Digests (periodicals) (1)
Magazines (periodicals) (1)
Petitions (1)
Texts (document genres) (1)
Weeklies (publications) (1)

Collection

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers (25)

Place

New York (N.Y.) (11)
United States (10)
Biography (7)
Buffalo (N.Y.) (2)
Chicago (Ill.) (1)
Cleveland (Ohio) (1)
Monroe (N.C.) (1)
Montgomery (Ala.) (1)
San Jose (Calif.) (1)

 

 

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First draft of Du Bois' book on his life which was eventually titled "The Autobiography of W. E. B. Du Bois". Note on page one from Herbert Aptheker reads: "Original MS as brought back from Ghana--some with his markings...& others of mine--predominately prior to re-typing & final editing"
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1958
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New York (N.Y.) - Requesting that they discontinue his subscription, as he is leaving the country in several weeks.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1961 Oct. 1
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Cleveland (Ohio) - Prepared by Alliance President Ashby Carter; describing the group's founding and goals; relaying the current status of workers' rights legislation and union organization; describing the ideological conflation and fogginess surrounding related issues; describing Executive Order 9835 and its impact on the current situation; and outlining a model of "federal government res... more
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

National Alliance of Postal Employees (U.S.)
1948 May 15
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Final draft of Du Bois' book on his life which was eventually titled "The Autobiography of W. E. B. Du Bois".
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1958
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New York (N.Y.) - Expressing his willingness to sign the petition described in Williams's recent letter (mums312-b154-i321) but warning that "no action was ever taken" regarding a similar declaration submitted on behalf of the NAACP (mums312-b114-i069) several years hence.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1961 June 14
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Buffalo (N.Y.) - An assessment of the role, identity, reputation, and influence of the leader Marcus Garvey.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Buffalo express (Buffalo, N.Y.)
1923 Feb. 1
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New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to the membership of the Third Committee; describing the current sub-citizen status of the "American Negro," despite great progress recently made; noting the status of their civil rights efforts and attempts at confronting the oft-cited "Negro Problem"; and appealing to the U.N. on that basis for a hearing.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1957 Oct. 10
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New York (N.Y.) - Expressing interest in her recent letter on the possibility of a Niagara Movement revival but cautioning that "the time is not quite right for such a [thing] because of the great difference of opinion and attitude among Negro leaders" and expounding some of their chief attitudinal differences.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1961 Apr. 27
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New York (N.Y.) - Acknowledging her recent letter (mums312-b168-i005) and furnishing verbatim the text of the excerpt therefrom he is willing to publish in the "Crisis"; requesting that she approve same as soon as she is able; and trusting that "you will be willing to let the controversy rest" thereafter.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1923 Jan. 15
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New York (N.Y.) - Correcting the assertion of a recent "Crisis" feature that President Wilson stole from her late husband "the letter that the colored people were pleased to term 'That Famous Letter of Justice'"; expressing her disappointment at the publication's neglect to fact-check; and noting how she thinks he ought to proceed on the matter.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Walters, Lelia
1923 Jan. 11