544 results found for: subject:"African Americans--Civil rights"

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1952 Feb. 3

Scott, Clarence W.

Letter from Clarence W. Scott to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Congratulating him on his "march to a better tomorrow"; suggesting "Negroes must do some thinking along lines that were not absorbed in the classroom" and elaborating on said recommendation; and pledging to write "on another sheet" about his conclusions "from more than 15 years of historical research" on like matters.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Oct. 24

Capital Times (Madison, Wis.)

Seek to Sway Members of U. Club on Negroes Student group works for favorable vote

Madison (Wis.) - Describing recent protests at the University of Wisconsin occasioned by Arthur Burke's dismissal from the University club, and responding to years of housing discrimination at the institution.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1959 Feb.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

N. A. C. C. P. Then and Now

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning the founding of the N.A.A.C.P. and all it has accomplished for African American civil rights over 50 years.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Aug. 19

International Workers Order

International Workers Order, Inc. press release

New York (N.Y.) - Describing the Order's and the NAACP's cooperation to facilitate the education and care of the Ingram children (see mums312-b119-i087, i088 for details); noting funds so far raised and community actions so far taken; and relaying the current status of the boys' well-being.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1917 Aug. 13

Hope, John, 1868-1936

Letter from John Hope to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Sharing his excitement about the Silent Protest Parade in Harlem and expressing the need for immediate civil rights for African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1908 Apr. 7

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Indianapolis Public School 26

Atlanta (Ga.) - A fairy tale written to the school children of Indianapolis Public School 26, encouraging the children to work hard for social change.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1945 Dec. 24

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

The winds of time

Chicago (Ill.) - From Du Bois's Chicago Defender column. Comparing the situation of African Americans in 1945 to that of 1845.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1944 Oct. 28

Stoute, Argyle

Telegram from Argyle Stoute to W. E. B. Du Bois

Chicago (Ill.) - Inviting him to speak at the University of Wisconsin, following racial protests spurred there by Arthur Burke's dismissal from the University Club.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 July 7

Nation Associates (New York, N.Y.)

The Nation, volume 183, number 1

New York (N.Y.) - Featuring articles on the end of Jim Crow, "Civil-Rights Football," "Politics and the Negro," "the New Negro," by E. Franklin Frazier, as well as book reviews, editorials, and a crossword puzzle.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Feb.

Charts on civil rights court cases

Two charts discussing civil rights court cases; taken from an article by John P. Frank, titled "The United States Supreme Court," from a 1947 issue of "University of Chicago Law Review."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers