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1963 Sept. 8

Daily Worker (New York)

3-mile funeral procession in Ghana mourns Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Briefly describing the funeral procession given for W. E. B. Du Bois in Ghana and citing from various telegrams received by the newspaper reflecting on his death and legacy.

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1963 Sept.

Du Bois honored at death

New York (N.Y.) - Describing a moment of silence held at the March on Washington to honor the death of W. E. B. Du Bois and briefly summarizing the monumental achievements of his long life and career.

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1963 Oct. 5

Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967

Greatest scholar's mistletoe

New York (N.Y.) - Hughes's weekly column in the "New York Post" devoted to the recent death of W. E. B. Du Bois, "Negro America's greatest scholar and our most distinguished personality." See mums312-b156-i037 for draft.

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1963 Sept. 26

Weekly Guardian Associates (Firm)

A farewell to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Coverage of the funeral proceedings for W. E. B. Du Bois, featuring reprints of his notable quotes and fatalistic "final message" of June 26th, in which he bids good-bye to the people and things in the world. Also features partial articles on attempts to get John F. Kennedy to sign a Civil Rights bill and protests following the bombing of a Birmingham, Alabama church i... more

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1963 Aug. 29

New York Herald Tribune (Firm)

Rights pioneer dies on eve of march

New York (N.Y.) - Summarizing the life, death, and legacy of W. E. B. Du Bois, and noting its ironic timing on the night before the climactic March on Washington.

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1963 Sept. 10

Daily Worker (New York)

Memorial to Dr. Du Bois set for Chicago Sept. 22

New York (N.Y.) - Noting the time, place, and prospective proceedings of the memorial being hosted by the African-American Heritage Association in memoriam of W. E. B. Du Bois.

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1963 Aug. 28

New York Times Company

W. E. B. Du Bois dies in Ghana; Negro leader and author, 95

New York (N.Y.) - The Times's coverage of the death of W. E. B. Du Bois and recap of his life's trajectory, achievements, and legacy.

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1963 Sept. 7

Branch, William

Ghana gives state burial to Dr. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - William Branch's extensive coverage of the state funeral given to W. E. B. Du Bois in Accra, Ghana, and reflection on his long life and interminable legacy.

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1963 Sept. 5

Aronson, James

The inspiration of the freedom movement

New York (N.Y.) - A "rough proof" of James Aronson's praise of the legacy of W. E. B. Du Bois and his monumental influence on the peace movement, marked up with some corrections, and sent to Shirley Graham, with an admission of "sadness and love."

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1948 May

Committee for a Democratic Far Eastern Policy

Fragment from Spotlight on the Far East, volume III, number 5

New York (N.Y.) - Pages 3 to 7 of the publication's May issue, with features on "Chinese 'election' maneuvers," the death of Manuel Acuna Roxas, recent activities of the Indian government, elections in Korea, and a guest column on U.S. relations with China by Alexander Hu.

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