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1928 Jan. 11

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to R. H. Harbert

New York (N.Y.) - Providing a list of contributions by blacks to American civilization. Also suggests "The Gift of Black Folk" as a resource.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 May 18

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

On the future of the American Negro

Boston (Mass.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech given at St. Cyprian's Church concerning the "Negro problem" and Americans' "blind hatred and fear of Russia."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1926 Dec. 3

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to R. H. Burgess

New York (N.Y.) - Informs Burgess that his subscription to The Crisis has been recorded. Explains the usage of the term "Negro."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 July 14

Letter from unidentified correspondent to unidentified recipient

Concerning the presentation of a case for a "colored high school" to the Board of Education and Board of City Commissioners. Mentions representation by an Attorney Tidrington. Letter is unsigned and unaddressed. Annotation reads "Negro common school".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1952 May 18

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

On the future of the American Negro

Boston (Mass.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech given at St. Cyprian's Church concerning "Negroes" and Americans' "blind hatred and fear of Russia."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1903

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

Souls of black folk

Atlanta (Ga.) - Handwritten drafts of chapter 13 "Of the Coming of John", chapter 14 "Of the Sorrow Songs" and "The After-Thought".

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 May 1

Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948

Message from Mahatma Gandhi

Sabarmati (India) - Offering encouragement for "the 12 million Negroes" who should not be ashamed that their grandparents were slaves. Gandhi urges them to embrace truth and love. Some numbers and measurements are on the reverse side.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Oct. 2

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Anna Hadley Bowman

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning a request for information on prominent African Americans for a lecture before a woman's club.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1953

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

Souls of black folk

Typed pages from chapter 13, "Of the Coming of John". Possibly for the 1953 jubilee edition.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers