Gallery view

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

1949 Jan.

Bachrach, Marion

Obvious violence

New York (N.Y.) - Reprint of the article; discussing the 1857 Supreme Court case on the rights of former slaves, and how these same issues were currently still being discussed in 1949.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 May 24

Henry Romeike, Inc.

Colored war officers and the army

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.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1903 Oct. 17

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

The training of Negroes for social power

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing the importance of training "Negroes" for social power, equality, and abolition of racial discrimination.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Mar. 5

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

The political power of the south

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the disproportionate political power of the South in the United States Congress due to the disenfranchisement of African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Jan.

Crisis (Firm)

Consumers' co-operation

New York (N.Y.) - A clipping from the January 1919 "Crisis" (volume 17, number 3) stating the first 2 (of 4) "fundamental principles" of consumers' cooperatives.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Jan. 2

National Guardian

National Guardian vol. 8, no. 11

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.

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