Gallery view

1938 Jan. 4

Miller, Kelly, 1863-1939

The Renunciation of Dr. W. E. B. DuBois, Part II

Washington (D.C.) - Critique of Du Bois's renunciation and idealism: "Dr. DuBois steps down from his lofty pedestal of human rights and race equality and puts his reliance in a dubious political-economic experiment. Negro autarchy or political, industrial, or economic autonomy in the midst of an arrogant overpowering democracy is not only unfeasibly but unthinkable." Lambastes Du Bois's ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Mar. 16

United States Housing Authority

Letter from United States Housing Authority to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Signed Robert C. Weaver, Special Assistant; enclosing a recent bulletin on "Site Selection," describing the Housing Authority's policies and procedures, and calling his attention to the section on "Racial Consideration."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Apr.

Joint Committee on National Recovery

Social science division of Howard University Joint Committee on National Recovery program for national conference

Washington (D.C.) - Summary of sessions at the National Conference with the theme of "The Position of the Negro in Our National Economic Crisis".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 May 20

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

Social planning for the Negro, past and present

Washington (D.C.) - Typed draft of speech on labor unity, capitalism, socialism and ending segregation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 May 20

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

Social planning for the Negro, past and present

Washington (D.C.) - Typed draft of speech on labor unity, capitalism, socialism and ending segregation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 May

United States Housing Authority

United States Housing Authority present and future projects

Washington (D.C.) - Listing the cities of the Administration's "projects for Negro occupancy" currently under construction, or contract, and noting the earmarking of further funds for "95 other projects in 86 cities."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Jan. 25

National Lawyers Guild

Civil Rights Conference program

Washington (D.C.) - Describing the purposes and proceedings of the "Legal Conference on Federal Power to Protect Civil Rights," hosted by the Guild, the Bar Association, and the NAACP, and featuring an address by W. E. B. Du Bois on "Civil Rights Legislation -- Before and After the 14th amendment"; citing passages of the U.S. Constitution; and including a detachable RSVP form.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1958 Mar. 31

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

A history of the last forty years

Washington (D.C.) - In a speech at Howard University, Du Bois gives his interpretation of the prior forty years of history (1917-1947). He casts World War I as an attempt by European powers to redistribute their colonies, and says that United States got involved only begrudgingly out of the interests of Big Business. The New Deal was a "distinct step toward socialism". World War II was ... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1908 Oct. 5

National Independent Political League, Washington, D.C.

Circular of Petition to Theodore Roosevelt from the National Negro American Political League

Washington (D.C.) - Printed copy of a petition to protest the dishonorable discharge of Mingo Saunders for an alleged racial incedent in Brownsville, TX.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 June 6

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

Education and work

Washington (D.C.) - Typed draft of commencement address delivered at Howard University on education, working life, race identity and economics.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers