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1914

Ovington, Mary White, 1865-1951

History of the N.A.A.C.P. [fragment]

New York (N.Y.) - Latter three-fourths of Ovington's history of the Association and the founding of the "Crisis" magazine.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1966 Oct. 23

Entin, David Hudson

The rainy season

Qu?ng Ngãi (Vietnam) - Typed on typewriter paper with no greeting. Describes the rains and their impact. In past five days it has rained 16 out of each 24 hour period bringing mosquitos and water inside. Roads and low buildings flooded. Winds aggravate situation by blowing water away from their natural return to the ocean. Describes years with worse flooding and the relative ease with which "the poor people" handle the ... more

David Entin Papers

1966 Nov. 5

Entin, David Hudson

Ly-Son Island: tropical paradise

Qu?ng Ngãi (Vietnam) - Typed on typewriter paper. Describes a place in Vietnam untouched by war, five miles offshore from Qu?ng Ngãi province. Population just over 10,000 includuing four westerners who operate a navigation-communications network and tower.

David Entin Papers

1948

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

Dr. Holmes, the community church, and world brotherhood

A description of Holmes's work with the N.A.A.C.P. and at the "Crisis"; praising his enthusiastic activity and accomplishments at the Community Church; noting the "suspicious" interest in labor he evidenced; and pointing out his many triumphs in peacemaking and community organizing. Published as "John Haynes Holmes, the Community Church, and World Brotherhood" in "Dedic... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Dec. 13

Lucas, Wilmer F.

The 369th infantry, New York national guard

New York (N.Y.) - The Captain's description of the Regiment's founding, history, administration and leadership, training procedures, composition and attendance, machinery, structure, equipment, selection procedures, and other info, for print in the "Crisis."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1974

The Black woman in the home-family

Boston (Mass.) - Analysis of the role of Black women in the context of American culture.

Roxbury Action Program Collection

1891 Mar. 4

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

Unrepresentative men

Cambridge (Mass.) - A fortnightly theme written for Du Bois's English 12 course at Harvard. Describing popular notions of rowdy college men and their forgotten gentlemanly counterparts.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1891 May 5

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

Literary club

Cambridge (Mass.) - A fortnightly theme written for Du Bois's English 12 course at Harvard. Describing the scene at a meeting of students at a literary club.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

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

Negro tabus in the American theatre

From Chapter 2 of Playthings of the Night. Itemizing and addressing a series of 10 "things that must not be said or done on the American stage when it comes to the subject of the Negro."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940 Jan. 16

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

What is Graduate Instruction in Atlanta University?

Atlanta (Ga.) - Discussing the aims, agendas, failings, and features of the various Atlanta University social sciences departments; suggesting new modes of instruction, curricular structure, and course requirements for studies in the fields of history, business administration, economics, etc.; distinguishing "things we do well" from "things we do not do well"; hoping that the forthcoming "Phyl... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers