Gallery view

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

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

1954 Feb. 4

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

The future of the American Negro [fragment]

New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of speech given at the Jefferson School in New York concerning the history and future of the "American Negro," including Reconstruction. Argues that the future of the "American Negro" "depends upon planned economy, the development of art and literature, and an understanding of socialism."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 Apr. 9

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

Socialism and the American Negro

Madison (Wis.) - Four pages of fragments from drafts of the speech "Socialism and the American Negro".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954

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

American wars and capitalism

United States - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech discussing socialism and African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Feb. 20

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

Africa and Afro-America

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech concerning United States relations with Africa and the history of African Americans in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 Apr. 9

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

Socialism and the American Negro

Madison (Wis.) - Two pages of fragments from a draft of the speech "Socialism and the American Negro".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Feb. 11

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

Gift of black folk

Brooklyn (New York (N.Y.) - Typed draft with corrections of a speech given at the Daniel Lapidus Civic Club concerning "The Negro's gifts to America," and the history of the African American.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957

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

The American Negro and socialism

Tennessee - In these fragments of a speech (pages 5, 12-17 are missing) Du Bois advances the idea that socialism has broadly influenced the economies of countries across the world so that even within the private enterprise system of the United States we see socialistic innovations in the ways businesses are regulated and owned. Du Bois focuses on some examples of how semi-socialis... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers