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1928

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

Democracy in America

United States - Typed and marked up draft of speech on voting and the lack of enthusiasm and understanding in the power of having a vote. Incomplete.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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1956 June

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

A political program

United States - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech concerning the 1956 presidential election and the hopes of forming a new congress; discusses the difficulty of voting under the current conditions; Du Bois argues that the constitution be amended "and representation in the senate based on population and not on wealth."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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1947 Nov. 19

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

Economic illiteracy

Wilmington (Del.) - Typed draft of speech pointing out the lack of knowledge of economics in the United States and how citizens need to understand how economics works so they can make educated choices when they vote.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

Thumbnail of The  Negro college and the Negro voter

1934 Apr. 4

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

The Negro college and the Negro voter

Talledega (Ala.) - Typed draft with handwritten revisions and notes of speech giving the historically black colleges and universities the responsibility of educating their students to be intelligent informed voters.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

Thumbnail of The  social significance of these three cases

1951 Jan. 11

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

The social significance of these three cases

New Haven (Conn.) - Draft of speech, typed and with notations, given at Yale University examining recent legislation related to civil rights for African Americans; spelling out the persistence of discrimination in the South in terms of employment, voting and education. Reference to three cases advancing the rights of African Americans, without stating them, with emphasis on how color discriminati... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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1909 Oct. 16

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

William Lloyd Garrison

Boston (Ma.) - Handwritten notes and typed speech on William Lloyd Garrison and the importance of the right to vote in order to make changes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

Thumbnail of The  social significance of these three cases

1951 Jan. 11

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

The social significance of these three cases

New Haven (Conn.) - Draft of speech, typed and with notations, given at Yale University examining recent legislation related to civil rights for African Americans; spelling out the persistence of discrimination in the South in terms of employment, voting and education. Reference to three cases advancing the rights of African Americans, without stating them, with emphasis on how color discrimination prohibits... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

Thumbnail of The  Negro college and the Negro voter

1934 Apr. 4

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

The Negro college and the Negro voter

Talledega (Ala.) - Typed draft of speech giving historically black colleges and universities the responsibility of educating their students to be intelligent informed voters.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

Thumbnail of The  Negro college and the Negro voter

1934 Apr. 4

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

The Negro college and the Negro voter

Talledega (Ala.) - Typed draft of speech giving historically black colleges and universities the responsibility of educating their students to be intelligent informed voters.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

Thumbnail of The  social significance of these three cases

1951 Jan. 11

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

The social significance of these three cases

New Haven (Conn.) - Draft of speech, typed and with notations, given at Yale University examining recent legislation related to civil rights for African Americans; spelling out the persistence of discrimination in the South in terms of employment, voting and education. Reference to three cases advancing the rights of African Americans, without stating them, with emphasis on how color discriminati... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers