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1916

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

Application for beneficiaries of the net proceeds from Star of Ethiopia

Blank form seeking personal details of institutions wishing to receive proceeds from the production of "The Star of Ethiopia."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1914

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

Outlines of Star of Ethiopia scene I. [fragment]

The first [fragmented] page describing the pageant's first scene, with musical indications noted in margin.

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

1932

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

George Washington and black folk A pageant for the bicentenary, 1732-1932

A second draft of this pageant demonstrating the influential role that "darker Americans" have played in the past 200 years of American history. See also mums312-b233-i024, i026.

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

1915

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

Star of Ethiopia entrances, exits, etc.

Listing and illustrating the order and arrangement of the characters' entrances and exits upon and off the stage. Includes handwritten notes. Verso shows official pageant letterhead.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers