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1952 July 4

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

Keynote address for the Progressive Party convention

Chicago (Ill.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of the keynote address to the Progressive Party Convention explaining the party's platform. Consists of: peace, opposition to the Korean War, offering friendship to the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China and to restore and rebuild the United States; discusses American propaganda, socialism, and colonial imperialism; ur... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958 May 21

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

American Negroes, socialism and communism

Chicago (Ill.) - Looking back on fifty years of activism, Du Bois says that the central problem in the life of African Americans is poverty. However, his approach has changed from one of advocating expanded opportunities in business for African Americans to a broader view of the inherent problems in the economic system of the United States. The United States is alone in resisting th... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 July 4

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

Keynote address for the Progressive Party convention

Chicago (Ill.) - Early typed draft with notes and corrections of the keynote address to the Progressive Party Convention explaining the party's platform. Consists of: peace, stopping the Korean War, offering friendship to the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China and to restore and rebuild the United States; discusses American propaganda, socialism, and colonial imperialism; ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Feb. 10

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

The American Negro from 1901-1950

Chicago (Ill.) - Typed draft of a speech outlining the history of the struggle for basic rights by African Americans in the United States from 1901 to 1950. Comments about what the future will be like if there are not drastic changes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Feb. 10

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

The American Negro from 1901-1950

Chicago (Ill.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech outlining the history of the struggle for basic rights by African Americans in the United States from 1901 to 1950. Comments about what the future will be like if there are not drastic changes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Feb. 10

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

The American Negro from 1901-1950

Chicago (Ill.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech outlining the history of the struggle for basic rights by African Americans in the United States from 1901 to 1950. Comments about what the future will be like if there are not drastic changes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Nov. 28

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

No second class citizens

Chicago (Ill.) - Typed draft of speech given at the University of Chicago charting the history of democracy and citizenship and the contradictions of democracy found among black Americans today.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 July 4

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

Keynote address for the Progressive Party Convention

Chicago (Ill.) - Early typed draft with corrections of the keynote address to the Progressive Party Convention explaining the party's platform consists of peace, stopping the Korean War, offering friendship to the Soviet Union and the People's Republic of China and to restore and rebuild the United States; discusses American propaganda, socialism, and colonial imperialism; urges voters ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers