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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

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

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

Cost of pageant

Comparing side by side the expected expenses of "Star of Ethiopia" productions in Washington and Philadelphia. See mums312-b233-i087, i088 for individual renderings.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Cost of pageant (Washington)

Estimating the whopping $5,292 expenses to be incurred by the Washington production of "Star of Ethiopia" -- $1,192.38 over that predicted for Philadelphia (see mums312-b233-i087, i088).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Estimated cost of Philadelphia pageant

Estimating the whopping $4,100 expenses to be incurred by the Philadelphia production of "Star of Ethiopia."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Fragment of Jewel of Ethiopia

Fragment of the title page of the 2nd draft of the pageant, consisting of 5 scenes, 12 episodes, and running 2 and a half hours. See also mums312-b233-i029, i030, i032 for additional notes.

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 first 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-i025, i026.

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 third 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, i025.

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