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1888

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

The financial south

Nashville (Tenn.) - Handwritten draft of speech about the necessity of financial stability for African Americans in the South. Importance of education and religion emphasized, but Southern financial independence noted as the key to the success of the end of discrimination. Direct comment to Fisk University faculty made near the conclusion.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

1939

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

The revelation of Saint Orgne the damned

Nashville (Tenn.) - Commencement address given by Du Bois at Fisk University on June 8, 1938, but printed in 1939. Using an allegory, Du Bois comments on the condition of the Negro and encourages graduates to continue to fight for equality following graduation.

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