19 results found for: subject:"Africa--Civilization"

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1920

Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940

Founding of universal improvement society

Africa - Establishes a universal society and urges all people "of Negro or African" parentage to join. Lists general objectives for the society and local objectives to be completed in Jamaica.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1921 Apr. 19

Hansberry, William Leo

Circular Letter from William Leo Hansberry to James Weldon Johnson

New Orleans (La.) - Concerning a proposal to teach instructors of the latest scholarship on the history of Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923

Boyce, Stansbury

Letter from Stansbury E. Boyce to the editor [fragment]

Africa - Concerning African American participation in the wars of the United States and contributions of Africans to early civilization.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Feb.

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

The essence of African culture

Africa - Typed draft of article published in the Forum as "What is Civilization: Africa's Answer," discussing African ideals of culture and the importance of the "village" in Africa.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926

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

The answer of Africa

Africa - Reflecting on and describing the three "essential things Africa has given the world"; musing on the origins of the black race; noting the emergency of the "village unit"; and outlining other key aspects of early civilization on the African continent. Published as chapter II of "What is Civilization?" edited by Maurice Maeterlinck et al.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr.

Hansberry, William Leo

The African background of the American Negro

Washington (D.C.) - Concerns the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" and Africa-related subjects that should be covered, organized into ten parts.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1936 Apr. 21

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to William Leo Hansberry

Atlanta (Ga.) - Concerns the "Encyclopedia of the Negro" and comments on Hansberry's outline of Africa-related subjects.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Jan.

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 5, number 1

New York (N.Y.) - January issue of the Council's monthly bulletin, featuring news on its famine relief campaign, United Nations intervention in South Africa, editorial, news notes, and a "review of most important events in African affairs during 1945."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Apr.

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 5, number 4

New York (N.Y.) - April issue of the Council's monthly bulletin, featuring news on its famine relief campaign, race discrimination in South Africa, Nigerian government press regulations, a report from Liberia, news notes, and reprint of the resolution unanimously adopted at the April 1946 Peace Conference in Washington, D.C.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 May

Council on African Affairs

New Africa volume 5, number 5

New York (N.Y.) - May issue of the Council's monthly bulletin, featuring news on the June 6 anti-Imperialist rally at Madison Square Garden, the campaign against famine, editorial, and news notes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers