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1905

Stamp out vice, aim of Negroes race leaders in Chicago to make war on colored people's dens

Chicago (Ill.) - Newspaper article describing recent violent events and the organization of a Negro law and order league.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919

Cowan, C. M.

Article on Captain J. Arthur Kennedy

Chicago (Ill.) - Article about Captain J. Arthur Kennedy M. C. U. S. A. receiving award for distinguished and exceptional gallantry from General John J. Pershing, A. E. F.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1943 July 31

Chicago Defender

Pace, Insurance Head DiesH Funeral Rites in New York

Chicago (Ill.) - Describing the life, accomplishments, education, publications, and business ventures of Supreme Liberty Life Insurance president Harry H. Pace.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1955

Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967

Basic Negro books to keep and read again

Chicago (Ill.) - Langston Hughes's "reserve column" for the magazine, noting and briefly describing "essential Negro reading," including W. E. B. Du Bois's "poetically written" "Souls of Black Folk," which remains "as beautiful to read today as it was a half-century ago."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1975 Aug. 1

Tybor, Joseph R.

Whose judgment's faulty?

Chicago (Ill.) - On the institutionalization and forced treatment of Bob Friedman.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1976 July

Butler, Jean

In his own best interest

Chicago (Ill.) - On the institutionalization and death of Bob Friedman.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1939 Mar.

Chicago Defender

Helen hunt most popular church girl

Chicago (Ill.) - Relaying the conferral of the "Chicago's Most Popular Church Girl" award to Wilson Junior college student Helen Hunt and announcing the formal coronation ceremony therefor.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1959 Apr. 19

Daily Worker (New York)

Tashkent's ancient glory and socialist strength

Chicago (Ill.) - George Miller's description of the vibrant, and full-of-potential city of Tashkent, Uzbekistan. See also mums312-b150-i103.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Jan.

Ikejiani, Okechukwu

Nigeria's made-in-America revolution

Chicago (Ill.) - Ikejiani's description of "first skirmishes for political freedom" in Nigeria and the nature of the revolution openly being organized there; assessing Azikiwe's influence and leadership; outlining the structure and support of the American Council on African Education; identifying Ozumba Mbadiwe as one of his protégés; and noting other prominent individuals and organizat... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1963 Aug. 28

Williams, Sidney, 1909-1992

A Negro leader

Chicago (Ill.) - Williams's reflections on the passing of "one of the greatest scholars and social architects of modern times."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers