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1895

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

The aim and method of religious work in college

Hand-written draft of unpublished article discussing religiousness with the lack of religion at Wilberforce University; discusses the importance of doing religious work while in college and the empathy it creates.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1961 Dec. 21

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

Report to the Ghana Academy of Sciences

Africa - Typed draft with corrections of a speech concerning Du Bois' views on Africa, African history, Pan-African Congresses, and the creation of an African Encyclopaedia.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 July 10

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

Dr. Du Bois on Negro America

United States - Typed draft of an article published in the New York Sunday Compass. This article reports on the current state of racial inequality in the United States. Topics include the disenfranchisement of African Americans in the South, income inequality, segregation in education, the complacency of Christian churches in racial discrimination, and segregation in public accommodation and civil r... more

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1946 Sept.

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

A crisis at Fisk

Typed draft of article published in the Nation, concerning Fisk University and "Negro education."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 May 27

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

The Negro problems of the United States

Yellow Springs (Ohio) - Typed draft of a speech given at the Conference on Civil Rights at Antioch College concerning social problems in the United States from a historical and an economic stand point; discusses "The Negro Problem" and discrimination in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936

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

Negro and social reconstruction

Atlanta (Ga.) - Fragments of unpublished draft manuscript. Traces the history of the black American from 1619 through the beginning of the second New Deal; examines Reconstruction, the fight for equality, race relations, segregation, and racism. Du Bois' objective in writing this is to consider how the Negro has and should sought assured states in the United States. Consists of an introduction... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Mar. 2

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

As the crow flies

United States - Printed in New York Amsterdam News. This installment of Du Bois' column features "The New York Times," "McCrorey," "In Darkest Mississippi," and "A Student writes from California."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1900

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

The Negro problem

A handwritten draft of an article exploring the "condition in which the Negro people of the U.S. find themselves at the beginning of the 20th century." The four pressing problems that Du Bois defines are racial disparities in health, the need to establish and protect the family and home life, the need to increase business training, and the need to check sexual immora... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948

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

Civil rights

United States - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech paralleling the life of Saint Vincent De Paul as depicted in the film Monsieur Vincent to the civil rights movement and the labor movement.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 July

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

Liberia, the league and the United States

Liberia - Typed draft of article published in Foreign Affairs, discussing industry, policy, and government in Liberia, as well as her relations with the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers