Gallery view

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

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

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

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

1953 Mar.

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

On the future of the American Negro

In this speech Du Bois presents current "facts and tendencies" that constitute the future struggle of African Americans. He traces the history of African American protest and resistance through the era of slavery and on into the pressing needs for enfranchisement and broader social and civil rights. In Du Bois' view, however, the most pressing problem facing African Americans is... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 July 3

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

Panorama of progress

Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech stressing the importance of education.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950

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

Nippon: the story of Japan

Japan - Typed draft of a possible graduation speech with notes on the history of Japan and its influences on the world. Concludes with theories about what can be learned from their mistakes and how it relates to the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 June 26

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

Negro candidates

New York (N.Y.) - Commenting on recent resolutions recently passed by the Progressive National Party Committee to Elect Negroes to public office, and insisting that "what Negroes ask is equality, not superiority."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1890 June

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

Jefferson Davis as a representative of civilization

Cambridge (Mass.) - Du Bois's baccalaureate disquisition at Harvard University on Jefferson Davis and his ideals and contributions to represent a type of civilization that is accepted. Du Bois argues the ideals of the founding of the nation have been forgotten and advancement can only take place when all people are involved. See also mums312-b196-i030 and mums312-b002-i370.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950

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

Nippon: the story of Japan

Japan - Typed draft of a possible graduation speech with notes on the history of Japan and its influences on the world. Concludes with theories about what can be learned from their mistakes and how it relates to the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers