Gallery view

1941

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

Fragment of unidentified story / play

A loose fragment of an unidentified, undated story or play starring an Algernon and Pomkey, "a Negro, shamed of nothing, save the Shameful."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

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

From Miss Randolph

Note in Du Bois's script indicating a set of pages typed or delivered by secretary Jeanette Randolph.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

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

Note on Dark Wisdom / Sorcery of Color

An isolated fragment (page 116) of a draft bearing a summary of "Black Man"'s setting, argument, and dramatis personae.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

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

Note on Dark Wisdom / Sorcery of Color

An isolated fragment (page 41) of an early draft outlining the settings of this work for stage, with some editorial marks.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

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

Notes on Dark Wisdom / Sorcery of Color

Scrap papers bearing some rough lines of monologue for this work for the stage.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1913

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

Notes on Pageant of Negro history

Outlining the key scenes in the pageant, providing instructions for stage directions, and listing the characters who will require costumes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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

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

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