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Plaatje, Sol. T. (Solomon Tshekisho), 1876-1932

Speech to the Pan African Congress

South Africa - Delivered at the second Pan African Congress, describing the political and economic situation for native Africans in South Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers


Halpern, Joel Martin

People on street of small town

Nepal - People walk along the street of this small town in Kathmandu Valley. An old car is parked near one of the buildings. Chickens peck along the road. Water is running in the gutter on the side of the road.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1929 July 25

National Negro Business League (U.S.)

Letter from The National Negro Business League to W. C. Matney

Tuskegee Institute (Ala.) - Copy of letter concerning Matney's address at the "Who's Who on the Business League" conference.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Aug. 18

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


Far Rockaway (New York, N.Y.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech summarizing African American history and stressing the importances of integration in education.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1969 Oct. 24

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Jack Kerouac's funeral: church service, Father Armand Morrissette (right)

Lowell (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled, "Jack Kerouac funeral." Including service at the St. Jean Baptiste Church, procession, and burial at Edson Cemetery.

Peter Simon Collection

1931 Apr. 10

Hill, John Louis, b. 1872

Letter from John Louis Hill to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning Du Bois' review of Hill's book, The American Negro: National Asset or Liability?, in The Nation. Written on the letterhead of the Literary Associates Incorporated.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Apr. 10

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Skidmore College

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a possible lecture at the college.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Aug.

Halpern, Joel Martin

Child with rickets

Serbia - Child apparently with rickets in Jarmenovci.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1982 Oct. 20

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Chris Gorringe

Concerning the wording of a letter Gorringe and McCormack discussed that morning, relating to television rights for Wimbledon.

Mark H. McCormack Papers