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1951 June

Amado, Jorge, 1912-2001

Essay in support of W. E. B. Du Bois

P?íbram (Czech Republic : Okres) - Amado and Neruda's letter for the Latin-American press condemning the Supreme Court's prosecution of W. E. B. Du Bois as a "foreign agent" and seeking readers' support and solidarity in the matter. (See mums312-b131-i041 for French version.)

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1924

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

Georgia: Invisible empire state [fragment]

Georgia - Fragment of an essay on religious, social, and cultural conditions in Georgia; reflecting on 25 years of studying it, though admitting "I am not of it." Published in "These United States," edited by Ernest Gruening.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930

Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois

A biography of Du Bois, outlining his chief professional accomplishments and listing his "best known literary works." Margaret Ross Martin's translation of a Spanish-language article by unidentified author.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1967 Apr. 1

Entin, David Hudson

Rewarding experiences

Qu?ng Ngãi (Vietnam) - Typed on pink and white typewriter paper (one sheet each) with no greeting. Recounts meeting a District Chief who stressed honesty in goverance. Also describes inspiring visit to a refugee camp run by a religious sect, Cao Dai, that had evening English classes which were well attended and gratifying to see after Engin had worked so hard to persuade the Education Service Chief to begin adult literacy c... more

David Entin Papers

1890 Oct. 31

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

In my room

Cambridge (Mass.) - A fortnightly theme written for Du Bois's English 12 course at Harvard. Describing the people and activities happening in his dorm room.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1891 Mar. 16

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

Frightened

Cambridge (Mass.) - A fortnightly theme written for Du Bois's English 12 course at Harvard. Describing his fears of being sick and efforts to exercise and eat healthily.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1890

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

Contributions to the Negro problems [fragment]

United States - Discusses the Negro population following the Civil War including relations between slaves and their masters. Includes Du Bois's poem "Panta Pei"

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 May

My first taste of real Georgiaism was very disgusting Dedicated to the state of Georgia, but more especially to the town of Sylvester, Ga.

United States - The writer's first-hand account of repulsive shows of racism: an encounter with the K.K.K. in Sylvester, and witnessing a skirmish between a white and colored WWI vet which was resolved through institutionalized bigotry.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1907 Feb. 27

Fauset, Jessie Redmon

My House and a glimpse of my life therin

Washington (D.C.) - Narrative essay by Fauset titled "My House and a glimpse of my life therein" describes the house and events of the seasons on this property.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1890 Dec. 1

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

Chapel

Cambridge (Mass.) - A fortnightly theme written for Du Bois's English 12 course at Harvard. Recalling signing and eating in Livingstone Hall at Fisk University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers