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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 Sept. 1

Daily Worker (New York)

Marchers pause to mourn Du Bois; father of Negro liberation movement

New York (N.Y.) - An account of the recognition of Du Bois's death by freedom marchers in Washington, and a review of the civil rights leader's profound impact on the fight for racial equality in the U.S. and throughout Africa and the world.

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1961 Nov. 23

Kihss, Peter

W. E. B. Du Bois joins Communist Party at 93

New York (N.Y.) - Kihss's account of Du Bois's old-aged joining of the Communist Party, describing his "leftist ties," denouncements of the capitalist system, and 1934 break from the N.A.A.C.P.

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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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1952 Apr. 12

New York Age Press

Award given to Dr. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Briefly describing and visually representing W. E. B. Du Bois's conferral of the Teachers Union's distinguished service award, and capturing him with Legislative Representative Rose V. Russell and President Abraham Lederman. Verso bears wholly unrelated cartoon.

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1947 May

Van Jackson, Wallace

The Countee Cullen memorial collection of Atlanta University

New York (N.Y.) - Formally presenting and describing Countee Cullen's collection, outlining its scope and the diversity of its formats, and celebrating its donation to Atlanta University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

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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