Gallery view

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 - Fragments of unpublished draft manuscript.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

1906

Milholland, John E., 1860-1925

Letter from John E. Milholland to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the massacre and asking if it is possible for Du Bois to arrange to have a true, impartial account of the ghastly business for publication.

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

1932 Dec. 15

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to M. E. Curti

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a statement made by William N. Baldwin regarding black and white workers being used to "break the power of trade unions".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 July 12

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to American Fund for Public Service

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning receipt of final installment of appropriation for Du Bois' study of African American Schools in the Southern United States and an update on the progress of the study.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950

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

Discontent and perseverance

Chattanooga (Tenn.) - Typed draft of a speech emphasizing the importance of educating children; states that "the Negroes of Chattanooga, the Negroes of America must become discontented" and encourages them to persevere.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 Feb. 6

DeArmond, Fred

Letter from Fred DeArmond to the editor of The Crisis

El Paso (Tex.) - Praises Du Bois's writing in The Crisis. Regrets the treatment of black Americans by the white race especially in the south while "the dirtiest Mexican" has complete freedom. Believes that things conditions will improve for black Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937 Mar. 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Georgia Association of Negro Colleges and Secondary Schools

Atlanta (Ga.) - Addressed to B. T. Harvey; commenting on the proposed amendments to the education bill at hand; providing his interpretation of its regulation of state funds; and suggesting the existence of possible typographical errors therein.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Jan. 31

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

Memorandum to Dr. J. E. Shepard and the Committee in Charge of the Durham Fact-Finding Conference

New York (N.Y.) - Enumerating various subjects to be addressed in the Durham Fact-Finding Conference, namely hospitals; funding and segregation in public schools; coordinated means of manufacture and distribution among "Negro farmers" and their cooperation with credit agencies, insurance, and social services; voting habits and disfranchisement; the expenditures of "the Negro chur... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Apr. 1

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to George A. Towns

New York (N.Y.) - A personal and confidential letter concerning Du Bois' study of black public schools in the Southern States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers