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1956 July

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

Negroes and the campaign of 1956

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois's article on the African-American vote for the Chicago "Defender," as commissioned by Metz T. P. Lochard (mums312-b145-i391), describing the key factors in the 1956 election and outlining a series of articles the "Defender" should run thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Mar.

Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938

Religion and the Negro

New York (N.Y.) - Darrow's "Crisis" feature on the religious identities, leanings, institutions, and activities of African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1912 Oct. 12

Oppenheim, James, 1882-1932

The lynching of Robert Johnson

New York (N.Y.) - Taken from volume 73, number 3332 of this New York weekly, and addressing the nebulous nature of the late Robert Johnson's conviction, and describing the gritty details of his lynching and mutilation amidst roaring and cheering crowds.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers