Gallery view

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

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

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

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

1932

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

The organization of our buying power

United States - Typed draft of speech on the potential of the African American buying power and the need to organize as a way to force economic reform and independence.

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

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 notes and 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