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1897

Monroe, James, 1821-1898

A journey to Virginia in December a Thursday lecture [fragment]

The story of Monroe's efforts to recover the body of John A. Copeland, who was executed following the raid on Harper's Ferry.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Mar. 21

Wickham, Harvey

Letter from Harvey Wickham to Walter White

Rome (Italy) - Wickham thanks White for the copies of the Crisis; asks for copies of "the Negro national Hymn, Lift Every Voice and Sing;" Asks how "the relation in the United States between the Negro and other races and minority parties, especially those of the Catholic and the Jews--as to how it differs from that between the Negro and the average White;" also inquires about the extent "Negr... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928 Oct. 10

Jelliffe, Rowena Woodham

Letter from Rowena Woodham Jelliffe to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cleveland (Ohio) - Apologizes to Du Bois for not delivering more information on the Gilpin players, explaining that "instead of writing you of this [...] I have gone framing the whole summer though of a baby which Russell and I are to have in the winter."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1937

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

America, New Negro, and Japan

Describing the historical and contemporary intersections of "Negro education" and Japanese life and culture.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

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

On living in the South

Small paragraph on living in the South, specifically Alabama.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

Dugas, M. C.

Letter from M. C. Dugas to W. E. B. Du Bois [fragment]

Concerning the tone of The Crisis, which Dugas describes as gloomy; encourages Du Bois to include more encouraging stories on race relations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949

Okafor, Amanke

Nigeria:why we fight for freedom

London (England) - Discussing Nigeria's struggle for independence from colonial rule. Item missing last page.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 May 12

Borah, William Edgar, 1865-1940

Letter from William E. Borah to W. E. B. Du Bois [incomplete]

Washington (D.C.) - The second page of a letter describing his "long entertained" idea on the "rights and guarantees" of the African American people under the Constitution.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1842 Oct.

American Temperance Union

Youth's Temperance Advocate

New York (N.Y.) - Features a temperance song entitled "Sparkling with Light" by James H. Aikman, as well as several stories concerning temperance and politics and the effects of intemperate men on women and family.

Burgett-Irey Family Papers

1930 June

National Council of the Young Men's Christian Associations of the United States of America

Fragment from the National Council of the Young Men's Christian Associations of the United States of America

New York (N.Y.) - Third, loosed, page of a report lamenting distressing incidents of racial discrimination withstood at the Council Conference, and celebrating that the delegates involved "cooperated so heartily in exploring the social dilemma presented by this experience." Drafted by the Executive Committee of the National Conference Committee, comprised of Thomas W. Graham, Leslie B... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers