Gallery view

1935

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

The Emancipation Proclamation

United States - Typed draft of unpublished article detailing a "young brown" girl's experience with racism in Meridian, Mississippi.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Mar.

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

Dalton, Georgia

United States - Typed draft of article published in the Crisis concerning Dalton, Georgia, the town where Juliette Derricotte was fatally injured; recounting the accident and how she was turned away from area hospitals.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923

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

From Savannah to the Red Sea

United States - A draft of an article concerning the disenfranchisement of African American voters in municipal elections in Savannah and other Southern cities.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Sept.

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

The bourbon south

Southern States - Typed draft of article published in the Crisis, concerning politics and culture in the South.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 July

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

Flood

United States - Typed draft of article published in the Crisis concerning the recent success of African Americans in elected office and the civil service in Chicago.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928

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

The south

United States - A handwritten draft of an article concerning the current political climate in the South.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Mar.

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

Dalton, Georgia

United States - Typed draft of article published in the Crisis concerning Dalton, Georgia, the town where Juliette Derricotte was fatally injured; recounting the accident and how she was turned away from area hospitals.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 July

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

The defeat of Judge Parker

United States - Typed draft of article published in the Crisis, concerning southern politics and the nomination of Judge John Johnston Parker.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1939 Dec.

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

As the crow flies

India - Printed in New York Amsterdam News. This installment of Du Bois' column features "Mound Bayou" "India," "Aged youth," and "WPA;" discusses India and her foreign relation and racial discrimination in the southern states.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1887

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

An open letter to the Southern people

United States - Hand-written draft of unpublished article concerning points of conflict between the "Extreme Negro" and the "Extreme White;" discusses race relations and discrimination in the southern state; argues for more civil rights.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers