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1923 Jan. 4

Methodist Episcopal Church. Committee on Conservation and Advance

Letter from Committee on Conservation and Advance of the Council of Boards of Benevolence, Methodist Episcopal Church to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Concerning drama among African Americans and "Star of Ethiopia". Signed by Iona M. Easley.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1913

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

Proposal for Pageant of Negro history

Briefly describing the purpose and various components of this "series of living pictures, with some movement, accompanied by music," and focused predominantly on Ethiopian history.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933 Feb. 25

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mary B. McCormack

Atlanta (Ga.) - Suggests resources to find information about the Krigwa Players and Little Theatres.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Dec. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Mrs. C. D. McPherson

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning McPherson's request for information on Frank Wilson and recommendations for one or two-act plays by and about African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1981 Apr. 1

International Management Group (Firm)

Letter from International Management Group to an unidentified recipient

Generic letter from International Management Group to potential investors concerning the production of "American Heroes," a dramatic-musical stage play.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1908 May 5

Aldridge, Amanda Ira

Letter from Amanda Ira Aldridge to W. E. B. Du Bois

London (England) - A short biography of Aldridge's father and his immediate family.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Notes on The jewel of Ethiopia

Notes on the stage directions (or locations) of the play's characters during the first, second, third, and fourth scenes. See mums312-b233-i029, i030, i031 for additional notes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Outline of Seven gifts of Ethiopia

Three different drafts of an outline of this pageant designed to illustrate "the part which the American Negro has played in the making of America."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Outline of Seven gifts of Ethiopia

Fragment of outline of a series of ideas and sequences on this pageant designed to illustrate "the part which the American Negro has played in the making of America." See mums312-b233-i043 and i045 for more complete renderings.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

Star of Ethiopia advertisement

Silk screened flier to advertise the October 11, 13, and 15 productions of "The Star of Ethiopia," printed at engravers on West 43rd st. in New York.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers