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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)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1888
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Typed draft of a speech given during Du Bois' West Coast lecture tour explaining how and why democracy has failed in America, especially for "Black American Citizens in the South;" discusses the New Deal, peace movements, and the Progressive Party.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1954 June