Gallery view

1929 July

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

A message to the American Negro from Rabindranath Tagore

New York (N.Y.) - Reproducing in full, and commenting upon, the statement by the Indian poet calling for "race consciousness" and relaying a universal message in defiance of "the artificial limitations of race." See also mums312-b183-i047, and mums312-b183-i409 for original rendering.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Jan.

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

Krigwa, 1928

New York (N.Y.) - In the "Postscript" column of the "Crisis," Du Bois's announcement of the prizes to be awarded by the magazine that year, under the guises of the Charles W. Chesnutt Honorarium, the Amy Spingarn Prizes for Literature and Art, and the Economic Prizes; describing their respective origins, aims, deadlines, award amounts, and sponsors; and encouraging readers to be in touch... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918

Crisis (Firm)

Negro Education

New York (N.Y.) - Article from The Crisis written by Du Bois concerning "Negro Education."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919

Crisis (Firm)

The Black Man in the Revolution of 1914-1918

New York (N.Y.) - Article from The Crisis written by Du Bois announcing that the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People plans to publish a "scientific and exhaustive history of the black man in the Great War." The article, "The Black Man in the Revolution of 1914-1918," briefly talks about what they have gathered about the "black man in the Great War."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1917 June

Crisis (Firm)

Editorial extract from the Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Noting events and activities of "colored" individuals throughout America.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Dec.

Crisis (Firm)

Extract from the Crisis

New York (N.Y.) - Featuring an "Opinion" piece written by Du Bois on "Peace" and "The flight into Egypt;" second article is a letter from Major J. E. Spingarn written in France on October 9, 1918 on his experience of being an officer in France; Spingarn remarks "I take off my hat to the courage and devoted patriotism of black men in this war."

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

1925 May

Battle, Wallace A.

The Okolona tragedy Shooting up the Okolona industrial school

New York (N.Y.) - Okolona President Battle's official statement on the mob violence occurred on the campus and the resulting murder of alumnus Ulysses S. Beskin.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1916 July

Crisis (Firm)

The Waco horror

New York (N.Y.) - "An account of the recent burning of a human being at Waco, Tex., as reported by a special agent of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People." Includes details of the event, as well as images.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932

Crisis (Firm)

Retraction of Crisis editorial

New York (N.Y.) - An early draft of Du Bois's editorial retracting the unverifiable and contested facts asserted in his article from the March issue, on Howard University.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers