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1958 May 26

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

Ho! everyone that thirsteth

Nashville (Tenn.) - In his 1958 Commencement address at Fisk University Du Bois recalls his education at Fisk. Although the school was lacking in facilities and materials, Du Bois says that he received a fine education that fulfilled his burning thirst for knowledge and intellectual inquiry. After graduating he was dismayed to find that his academic research was often hampered since Amer... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 June 13

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

The field and function of the American Negro college

Nashville (Tenn.) - Typed draft of speech given at Fisk University challenging the historically black colleges and universities to take on a leadership role in the struggle for reform.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 June 13

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

The field and function of the American Negro college

Nashville (Tenn.) - Typed draft of speech given at Fisk University challenging the historically black colleges and universities to take on a leadership role in the struggle for reform.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 June 13

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

The field and function of the American Negro college

Nashville (Tenn.) - Handwritten note describing the speech given at Fisk University during the alumni reunion week.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 June 13

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

The field and function of the American Negro college

Nashville (Tenn.) - Typed draft of speech given at Fisk University challenging the historically black colleges and universities to take on a leadership role in the struggle for reform.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 June 13

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

The field and function of the American Negro college

Nashville (Tenn.) - Typed draft of speech given at Fisk University challenging the historically black colleges and universities to take on a leadership role in the struggle for reform.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 June 13

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

The field and function of the American Negro college

Nashville (Tenn.) - Typed revisions to speech given at Fisk University challenging the historically black colleges and universities to take on a leadership role in the struggle for reform.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers