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1923 Jan. 11

Walters, Lelia

Letter from Mrs. Alexander Walters to W. E. B. Du Bois

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

1957 Oct. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to United Nations General Assembly

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

1952

National Committee to Defend Negro Leadership

An appeal in defense of Negro Leadership

New York (N.Y.) - Deeming it time "to half the growing attack upon Negro leaders!" and calling upon citizens and government to "protect the democratic rights of our leaders and the whole Negro people"; featuring a photograph of W. E. B. Du Bois, among other prominent figures who have been the "recent victims of attack;" and outlining the Committee's immediate demands and recommendations.... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958

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

A soliloquy on viewing my life from the last decade of its first century [fragment]

United States - Draft fragments 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

1958

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

A soliloquy on viewing my life from the last decade of its first century [fragment]

United States - Draft of pages 396-410, "Postlude" 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

1961 June 14

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Robert F. Williams

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

1958

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

A soliloquy on viewing my life from the last decade of its first century

United States - 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

1923 Jan. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Lelia Walters

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

1923 Jan.

Watson, Blanche

Letter from Blanche Watson to Editor of the Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Commending and commenting on the magazine's coverage of the Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill; describing her understanding of the Bill's origins and early champions; and furnishing abstracts and excerpts from various supporters to substantiate her claim.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958

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

A soliloquy on viewing my life from the last decade of its first century

United States - 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