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

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

1948 June 8

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

The Negro and the fight for civil rights

Whitesboro (N.J.) - A discussion of the upcoming 1948 election; the advancement of civil rights in New Jersey; joining the NAACP to advance civil rights. See also mums312-b239-i017.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Feb.

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

The Socialist Party and the Negro

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft of speech given to the Rand School on how the Socialist party in the Untied States failed to recognize African Americans as an important part of the labor force.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers