Gallery view

1969 Jan. 13

Simon, Peter, 1947-

African American occupiers in front of Ford Hall and banner proclaiming 'Malcolm X University': white student support for Brandeis University African American student protest

Waltham (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled "Brandeis demonstration NEL." Students occupied Ford and Sydeman Halls on Jan. 8, 1969, demanding better minority representation on campus.

Peter Simon Collection

1969 Jan. 13

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Crowd raising their hands at the demonstration: white student support for Brandeis University African American student protest

Waltham (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled "Brandeis demonstration NEL." Students occupied Ford and Sydeman Halls on Jan. 8, 1969, demanding better minority representation on campus.

Peter Simon Collection

1972 Feb.

Amherst College Black student takeover: student interviews

Amherst (Mass.) - Interviews with Amherst College students after Black takeover.

WFCR Radio Broadcast Collection

1930 June 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Maud Cuney Hare

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning notice of Hare's play "Dessalines, Black Emperor of Haiti" in "The Crisis".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 13

Novrup, Johannes

Letter from Johannes Novrip to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning an appointment to discuss fellowships for Black students to study at the International People's College in Denmark.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930

Unidentified African American man in suit jacket and tie

Kansas - Half-length portrait of young man in suit jacket and tie. Caption: B.S., University of Kansas.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1969 Jan. 13

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Crowd at demonstration: white student support for Brandeis University African American student protest

Waltham (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled "Brandeis demonstration NEL." Students occupied Ford and Sydeman Halls on Jan. 8, 1969, demanding better minority representation on campus.

Peter Simon Collection

1930

Edna Arter

Tennessee - half-length portrait in three quarter profile of young woman in academic gown and cap. Caption: Miss Edna Arter, Knoxville College, Knoxville, Tenn. Ranking student.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933

Greene, Beverly F.

Letter from Beverly F. Greene to W. E. B. Du Bois

Urbana (Ill.) - Writer is student at University of Illinois involved in new student organization, Cenacle, which nurtures and promotes "Negro arts and letters" on the campus including to white audiences. Describes some programs and plans as well as general attitudes toward African Americans among the university community. Seeks advice and contribution of item(s) to forthcoming exhibit.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Apr. 4

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Louis M. Hacker

Atlanta (Ga.) - Explaining the enclosed copy of his recommendation letter for Edward B. Williams' funding from the General Education Board.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers