Gallery view

1913

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

Notes on Pageant of Negro history

Noting the various logistical and material requirements for the work's production and suggesting that it run in Boston, Philadelphia, and Chicago, following its run in New York.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1913

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

Notes on Pageant of Negro history

Various renderings of outlines, scenes, instructions, and general ideas for the staging and production of this pageant.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1914

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

Notes on Star of Ethiopia

Some indications regarding the pageant's cast of characters, costumes, music, and props.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

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

Outline of Nine tales of black folk

Outlining and briefly describing the ancient and contemporary history of the black races, from 50,000 B.C. to 2000 A.D.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

A proposed pageant to celebrate the adoption of the thirteenth amendment abolishing slavery

A description of the Horizon Guild's commitment to finance and promote the production of "The Star of Ethiopia"; defining the grounding concept and moral goals of the work; and requesting the support of local committees and institutions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1913

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

Notes on Pageant of Negro history

Fragments of note on the play outlining the various events to be commemorated theatrically by its sequential episodes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932

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

Black contemporaries of George Washington

Briefly outlining the lives of early black Americans who "attained distinction and influence during the years that George Washington lived."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers