1963 Sept. 8
Daily Worker (New York)
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.
1963 Oct. 5
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967
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.
1963 Sept. 26
Weekly Guardian Associates (Firm)
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
1963 Aug. 28
New York Times Company
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.
1963 Sept. 5
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."