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1931 Oct. 10

Afro-American Newspapers

Harpers Ferry hopes Dr. Bragg will stay home

Calhoun comments on how "residents cannot see how Bragg can take part in a celebration designed to ridicule his own people;" contains an image of Bragg and an image of an Uncle Tom monument. Monument is being erected in honor of Hayward Shepherd.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1957 May 18

Afro-American Newspapers

The old prof makes history easy to read Du Bois's "Ordeal of Mansart" weaves story of the race struggle with fact, romance and tragedy

Washington (D.C.) - Ralph Matthews's description and praise of the style, scope, structure, and readability of W. E. B. Du Bois's "Ordeal of Mansart."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Oct. 3

Afro-American Newspapers

To true slaves

Announcing a ceremony to be hosted by the Daughters of the Confederacy, who will be erecting "a monument to true slaves;" Makes note of Du Bois' assessment of John Brown and his capture of Harpers Ferry.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Oct. 17

Afro-American Newspapers

Barbara Frietchie in Black at Harpers Ferry

Concerning Dr. Bragg's presence at the Daughters of the Confederacy's Heyward Shepherd monument ceremony; notes that Bragg attempted to justify his presence at the "rebel celebration."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953 Dec. 22

Afro-American Newspapers

Lawson blasts Du Bois Trial in Md. speech

Baltimore (Md.) - Describing Washington attorney Belford V. Lawson's performance in the Du Bois trial, and opinion that the defendant's conviction "would have been a great move toward a totalitarian state."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Oct.

Afro-American Newspapers

Local rector to pray for rebel women

Exploring George Bragg's decision to take part in a ceremony hosted by the Daughters of the Confederacy unveiling a memorial to John Brown.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Oct. 17

Afro-American Newspapers

Speeches made at dedication of Uncle Tom-Pappy monument at Harpers Ferry

Bragg reporting for the Afro-American on speeches made at the dedication of Uncle Tom-Pappy Monument at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia; includes a depiction of Braggs "as he pronounced the benediction" as well as "the memorial to faithful slaves," which was unveiled by the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1960 Feb. 23

Afro-American Newspapers

Dr. Du Bois at 92 A living legend

Washington (D.C.) - Elizabeth M. Oliver's profile and tribute to W. E. B. Du Bois upon his 92nd birthday, describing the principal accomplishments of his career to date.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1959 Sept. 29

Afro-American Newspapers

Dr. Du Bois home, pleads for peace

Washington (D.C.) - Lautier's report of W. E. B. Du Bois's recent speech at the Soviet Embassy on Premier Nikita Khrushchev, ideas on peace and U.S. international relations, and account of his and Shirley's 11-month trip abroad.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers