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1908 May 18

Marshall, Douglass

Letter from Douglass Marshall to W. E. B. Du Bois

Detroit (Mich.) - Informing Du Bois of his aspirations of writing plays that reflect African American culture and looking for further inspiration.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1914

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

Star of Ethiopia

A more detailed draft of the proceedings of the pageant's five scenes, noting that the work was composed for the Women's Club of Xenia, Ohio. Bears some hand-scripted corrections and edits by Du Bois.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Jan. 31

Bethel Choir (Akron, Ohio)

Letter from The Bethel Choir of Akron, Ohio to the editor of The Crisis

Akron (Ohio) - Concerning a request for "Plays of Negro Life" by Locke, Gregory and Montgomery and "other plays of Negro life".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Nov. 22

Brown, John S., Jr.

Letter from John S. Brown, Jr. to W. E. B. Du Bois

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) - Explaining that he is a historian with the "Negro Actors Guild," is planning to write a history of the "Negro Stage and Screen," and would like to use Du Bois's name as a reference in his Rosenwald Fund application.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

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

Black man and the moon A dramatic phantasy

A clean-looking draft of the play, typed on onion skin, and including table of contents page and list of dramatis personae.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

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

Seven-up A play in three acts

A third, uncorrected draft of this three-act play taking place in "a town in Georgia" and prepared for publication in "Playthings of the Night." See also mums312-b233-i060, i063 through i068).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1935 Nov. 27

Bagby, George F.

Letter from George F. Bagby III to W. E. B. Du Bois

Nashville (Tenn.) - Seeking Du Bois's opinion "as to the probable future of the Negro in dramatic art," for the purposes of his thesis on the subject.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1914

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

Outline of Star of Ethiopia

A draft of the proceedings of the pageant's five scenes and their respective episodes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Apr. 11

Brown, John S., Jr.

Letter from John S. Brown, Jr. to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning his work with Prince A. A. Nwafor Orizu, a poem he is trying to get published, and research for a history on "Negro Stage." Written on African Student Association of United States and Canada stationary.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1917 May 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Emilie Hapgood

New York (N.Y.) - Hoping to help Hapgood continue her work in support of African American theater.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers