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1930

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

The Negro program

Typed draft fragment of article discussing the ambition and program for civil rights.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946

Dickerson, Earl B., 1891-1986

Outline of The Denial of Legal Rights of American Negroes from 1878 to 1914

Outlining the recommended scope of Part II of the forthcoming "Appeal to the World," and narrating the painfully long history of the denial of legal rights to Negroes from the 18th century to the present day. See mums312-b229-i017 for the plan's realization.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Nov. 6

Diggs Enterprises

Letter from Diggs Enterprises to W. E. B. Du Bois

Detroit (Mich.) - Signed Charles C. Diggs, Sr., President; accepting his offer of help on the 1957 "Panorama of Progress" project (see mums312-b145-i139, i140) and pledging to send actor and produce Walter Mason to confer with him soon thereon.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Jan. 14

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

The problem of the 20th century is the problem of the color line

Pittsburgh (Pa.) - A retrospective look at the past fifty years of African American history.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Oct. 22

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Diggs Enterprises

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Basil W. Brown; expressing his disappointment in the outcome of the "Panorama of Progress" project (described in mums312-b145-i138) and noting he will have to charge for his services if the Enterprise wishes to receive them for the 1957 installment.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Oct. 18

Diggs Enterprises

Letter from Diggs Enterprises to W. E. B. Du Bois

Detroit (Mich.) - Signed Basil W. Brown, Executive Vice-President; on behalf of Charles C. Diggs, President, thanking him for participating in the "Panorama of Progress" project and describing its recent developments and current status; and hoping for Du Bois's continued support through 1957.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946

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

Introduction to An Appeal to the World

A draft of W. E. B. Du Bois's introduction to "An Appeal to the World: A Statement on the Denial of Human Rights to Minorities in the Case of Citizens of Negro Descent in the United States of America and an Appeal to the United Nations for Redress."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Nov. 5

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Diggs Enterprises

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Charles C. Diggs; clarifying his recent letter to Vice-President Basil W. Brown (mums312-b145-i139); describing his accomplished and abiding interest in tracking and marking "American Negro history"; noting the many anniversaries to be reached therefor in the year 1957; and describing the different forms in which they may be commemorated.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956 Nov. 17

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Diggs Enterprises

New York (N.Y.) - Addressed to Charles C. Diggs; describing in detail the components, composition, and overall goals and structure of the "Panorama of Progress" program he is helping him on and outlining the terms, conditions, and logistical aspects of the services he plans to provide.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1864

National Convention of Colored Men (1864 : Syracuse, N.Y.)

Fragment of the proceedings of the National Convention of Colored Men

Syracuse (N.Y.) - Pages 33 to 62 of this Conference's proceedings, reprinting the resolutions passed and addresses given thereat.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers