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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)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1947 Nov. 19
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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)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1909 Oct. 16
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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)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1956 June
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Atlanta (Ga.) - Abstract of a paper given at the Conference on the Status of the Negro held at Atlanta University on voting, work and the working class, vocational training, labor unions and education. The lack of progress in these areas and the need to keep working for the right to vote are key elements.
(W. E. B. Du Bois Papers)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1909 May 31
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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)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1934 Apr. 4
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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)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1951 Jan. 11
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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)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1934 Apr. 4
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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)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1951 Jan. 11
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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)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1951 Jan. 11
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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)

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
1928