Gallery view

1928

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

Mobile

New York (N.Y.) - Collected information on Mobile, Alabama for Du Bois's novel "Bethesda A.M.E.". Sourced from Peter J. Hamilton's book "Colonial Mobile, An Historical Study, Largely from original sources of the Alabama-Tombigbee basin from the discovery of Mobile bay in 1519 until the demolition of Fort Charlotte in 1821".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930

Massachusetts . Supervisor of Secondary Education

Province Charter

Boston (Mass.) - Excerpt from unidentified book discussing the origins of the formation of the Massachusetts. Contains an erratum which claims that Sir William Phips, the state's first Governor was a "Negro boy". Suggested for use in the schools in observance of the Tercentenary of Massachusetts Bay Colony.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1928

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

Mobile, Alabama

New York (N.Y.) - Collected information on Mobile, Alabama for Du Bois's novel "Bethesda A.M.E.". Sourced from city annual reports, pamphlets about Mobile, Erwin Craighead's book "From Mobile's past; sketches of memorable people and events", and a railway guide.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Dec. 21

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

Four questions

New York (N.Y.) - Typed questions related to the debate with foreign financial advisor to Haiti W. W. Cumberland on held at the Foreign Policy Association.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1896

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

Suppression of the African slave trade notes

United States - Notes for "The Suppression of the African Slave Trade in the United States of America, 1638-1870". Includes citations of material on "Negroes in West Indies" and "Negroes on slave ships".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1954 June

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

Africa

Africa - Typed draft of a speech given during Du Bois' West Coast lecture tour concerning Africa and the history of Africa. Notes that parts of the speech were not read in California.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Dec. 21

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

Presidents of Haiti 1870-1908

New York (N.Y.) - Typed list, with one handwritten addition, of the presidents of Haiti from 1870 to 1908 to go with debate and speech at the Foreign Policy Association.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1933

Black reconstruction notes

United States - Miscellaneous page discussing the attitudes of the South to justify its participation in the Civil War. For Du Bois' book "Black Reconstruction".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919

Brown, Fred R. (Fred Radford), 1876-

Record of events and operations of the 368th infantry

Brown's recollection of the activities of the 368th Infantry regiment during World War I. Most likely collected for W. E. B. Du Bois' proposed book "The Black Man in the Wounded World".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Feb.

Columbia University . Teachers College

Negro Education and Race Relationships course syllabus and handouts

New York (N.Y.) - Summary of course work for class on education and Race relations in the United States. Includes a list of speakers, statistics, data, historical summaries, and a bibliography.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers