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1963 June 12

Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977

Letter from Shirley Graham Du Bois to Ruth Lazarus

Accra (Ghana) - Informing her of recent accomplishments and goings on including: writing a feature story for "Drum Magazine", visiting William Gardner Smith, acting as the "special correspondent" for PRAVDA, editing upcoming issues of "Freedomways", travelling with President Kwame Nkrumah to Uganda, and Addis Ababa; urging that "it is absolutely obligatory that we warn Europe...that unless the Verwoer... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1963 June 22

Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977

Letter from Shirley Graham Du Bois to Bernard Jaffe

Accra (Ghana) - Shirley writes to Bernard that she is worried that Abbott has not received his visa yet. She also lets him know that that she has received the photos and soda. Shirley has also sent a copy of the June issue of the Drum Magazine "with a Du Bois story in it" to Edna. She also informs Bernard to not worry about finding another school for Robert ... more

Bernard Jaffe Papers

1940 Oct. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Gwendolyne L. Holland

Atlanta (Ga.) - Responding to a previous letter; explaining that the book, "Tribal Studies in Northern Nigeria," has information on the African drum and its language.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

2005 Mar. 19

Econosmith

Anti-war marchers, one with a bass drum: rally and march against the Iraq War

New Paltz (N.Y.) - From a series of images taken at a protest against the Iraq War held in New Paltz, N.Y., part of the Global Day of Action promoted by the Act Now to Stop War and End Racism Coalition (ANSWER Coalition).

Econosmith Collection

2017 Nov. 21

Edgerton, Shirley

Shirley Edgerton: interview with Judith Monachina

Pittsfield, Mass. - Shirley Edgerton talks about growing up in Hemingway, South Carolina, Mt. Vernon, NY, South Bronx and North Bronx, NY. Extended family was essential to her childhood, as was the Methodist in Mt. Vernon, NY, where she found mentors who guided, took care of her and modelled a mentoring role that she would follow through her adult life. Shirley attended Herbert Lehman Coll... more

Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center (Berkshire Community College) Collection

1950 July 1

Halpern, Joel Martin

Outdoor shed

Alaska - Outdoor shed with large cooking pots on the right and an oil drum in the foreground. Oil for heating is brought in by barge, but barrels are not collected.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1973 July

Halpern, Joel Martin

Another gypsy band at Trnovo Ilinden celebration

Macedonia - Closeup of another gypsy band (not orchestra of mufs001-xn-i0393 - i0396). Band comprises clarinet and tarabuka (small drum). Concentric circles of oro dancers viewable in background, and include both men and women.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1962

Halpern, Joel Martin

Gypsy musicians at Labuni?ta marketplace

Macedonia - Dancing kolo at market; Gypsy musicians play tupan (drum) and zurla (horn).

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1956

Halpern, Joel Martin

Young Munda mother and child in the Ranchi district

India - At a festival with drums and dancing, a Munda mother with her infant in a sling watch the dancing.

Joel M. Halpern Papers

1956

Halpern, Joel Martin

Munda dancing in the Ranchi district

India - Traditional Munda dancing for harvest festivals include women dancing to the men's drumming.

Joel M. Halpern Papers