Gallery view

1950 Jan. 14

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

The problem of the 20th century is the problem of the color line

Pittsburgh (Pa.) - A retrospective look at the past fifty years of African American history.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950

West Africa (London, England)

Fragment from West Africa newspaper

London (England) - Clipping describing the celebration celebrated for the 50th anniversary of the Royal West African Frontier Force.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Feb. 24

Los Angeles Herald Dispatch

Keep African ties

Los Angeles (Calif.) - Describing enduring effects of colonial exploitation on the African content and noting "the pressure to keep silent on Africa and Asia and on white working-class movements."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1913 Nov.

Crisis (Firm)

National emancipation exposition [fragment from the Crisis]

New York (N.Y.) - One double-sided page from volume 6, number 7 of the "Crisis," describing the proceedings of the Emancipation Proclamation Exposition held that October in New York City (see also mums312-b162-i247) as well as activities at various branches of the N.A.A.C.P.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925

Unidentified fragment on race prejudice

United States - An unidentified and untitled small feature on racial violence in Detroit, beseeching that "broad-minded Christian and colored people frankly discuss the question" of segregation.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940

Fragment from unidentified newsletter

Fragment of a feature on a certain program erroneously deemed "a socialist project" by the American press, and "announced to the British parliament as an accomplished fact." Verso bears quote on the "mineral age" that the world is currently amidst; "The natives are living on a hunger diet."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Sept.

News Letter

Fragment from The News Letter, volume XVI, number 95

England - Fragment of a feature on reference to the Pan-Nigerian Delegation at that time under the leadership of Nnamdi Azikiwe.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1910

Newspaper fragment

United States - Fragment of news feature describing housing discrimination in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Oct.

Crisis (Firm)

Amy Spingarn contest winners

New York (N.Y.) - A clipping from the October number of the "Crisis," listing the recipients of the Amy Spingarn awards for literature and art, in the genres of short stories, essays, plays, poetry, and illustrations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1913 July

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

I go a-talking

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a lecture tour through the Midwest, California, and Pacific Northwest that Du Bois gave.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers