Gallery view

1956

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

The foreign born

United States - Most likely from a speech delivered to the American Committee for Protection of the Foreign Born discussing the history of the treatment of immigrants by other immigrants in the United States and conflict between immigrants and African Americans.

James Aronson-W. E. B. Du Bois Collection

1923

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

From Savannah to the Red Sea

United States - A list of magazines for potential submission of the article "From Savannah to the Red Sea."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Aug.

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

From McKinley to Wallace

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois's observations of his thinking about the past fifty years of presidential campaigns, from the 1896 William McKinley campaign to the 1948 Henry Wallace campaign.

James Aronson-W. E. B. Du Bois Collection

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

1957 July 7

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

The independocrat at the dinner table

New York (N.Y.) - Du Bois recalls a dinner discussion on the subject of liberals, elections, Communists, independents, the United States Congress and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

James Aronson-W. E. B. Du Bois Collection

1952

Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967

Concerning the singing of spirituals today

New York (N.Y.) - A spare piece "to be used in an emergency" with Hughes's weekly "Defender" column, discussing the nature of performing spirituals and citing from W. E. B. Du Bois's description thereof in "the most beautiful pages ever written about music in our country," in a chapter of "Souls of Black Folk."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934

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

A message to the youth of Asia

United States - Expressing the sympathy of American Negroes for "their brothers in Africa and the West Indies" and pledging they shall "not forget these darker elements of fellowship and co-operation." Prepared for the New History Society. See also mums312-b071-i183, i184.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955 Nov. 28

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

The wealth of the west vs. a chance for exploited mankind

New York (N.Y.) - Discussing the exploitation of Africa by Europe and the United States, colonialism, the recent Geneva Conference, and accumulation of wealth by colonial powers. Taken from a speech by Du Bois given in Chicago on October 28 under the auspices of "The Committee to Further the Goals of Geneva". See mums292-b001-i100 for original speech. Verso contains articles on capita... more

James Aronson-W. E. B. Du Bois Collection

1917

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

Colonel Charles Young

United States - A typed draft of an article concerning Charles Young, the first African American to achieve the rank of colonel in the United States army.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946

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

A cup of cocoa and chocolate drops

Great Britain - Typed draft of unpublished article concerning the cocoa trade and economic conditions in Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers