92 results found for: subject:"African Americans--Civil rights--United States"

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1930

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

The Negro in New England

United States - Printed in National Guardian. Discussing the attempt to free "Negroes in New England" during the Civil War and asks if it will take a Third World War to "make Negroes equal American citizens."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Dec. 14

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Memo from Hugh H. Smythe to Henry Lee Moon

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining a message he received from the Urban League, concerning a joke book and a news clipping about the film, "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," with the caption "See how to defeat the Civil Rights bill."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Mar. 7

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

This freedom

Wilmington (Del.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of speech about freedoms and rights for all people and how places like Wilmington, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. have done little to make changes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Miscellaneous draft fragment

United States - Typed draft fragment listing resolutions for equality and offering a program of racial effort.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1949 Jan.

Bachrach, Marion

Obvious violence

New York (N.Y.) - Reprint of the article; discussing the 1857 Supreme Court case on the rights of former slaves, and how these same issues were currently still being discussed in 1949.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Feb. 6

National Lawyers Guild

Letter from National Lawyers Guild to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Signed Harold Tannen, for the Conference Committee; enclosing a check for $35.68, per his invoice of January 29 (mums312-b114-i220), reflecting travel and lodging expenses to and at the Guild's National Conference, hosted by Howard University on January 25, and thanking him again for the "splendid talk" he delivered there; it "constituted a genuine contribution in the f... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1932 Dec. 30

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Harry W. Lukins

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning state laws governing protection against discrimination.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1956

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

Press Service Memo

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning anniversaries in 1957 that affect the black man with American history.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1950 Mar. 7

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

This freedom

Wilmington (Del.) - Typed draft with notes and corrections of speech about freedoms and rights for all people and how places like Wilmington, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. have done little to make changes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915

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

Miscellaneous draft fragment

United States - Typed draft fragment concerning American "Negroes" and the Church.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers