Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
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.
1919 May 24
Henry Romeike, Inc.
New York (N.Y.) - A small feature from the "Army and Navy Journal" clipped by Henry Romeike, Inc., on an official decision deeming a colored officer "unqualified" as "Negroes are deficient in moral fiber, rendering them unfit as officers and leaders of men" and outlining the protests made thereto to the War Dept. See also mums312-b165-i416, i424.
1956 Jan. 2
New York (N.Y.) - Featuring a cover story by W. E. B. Du Bois entitled "Let's Restore Democracy to America," and articles concerning the recent summons of the National Guardian's editors to appear before the Senate Internal Security subcommittee, Smith Act victims, welfare, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and letters to the editor.
1912 Oct. 12
Oppenheim, James, 1882-1932
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.